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Work for us

We employ around 150 talented and experienced staff throughout the King Country.

We’re responsible for keeping customers connected to electricity 24/7 and we’re proud to be a major employer in this region and contribute to our local economy.

We offer a range of careers in one of New Zealand’s most important and exciting industries. Employing the right people is critical to the success of our business.

We can offer you a fantastic lifestyle, job satisfaction and opportunities to further your career. You’ll be joining a passionate, committed team of people who work in a supportive environment. Plus, you’ll get the chance to work on challenging projects that directly affect our community’s well-being.

Our head office is in Te Kuiti and operational depots are spread throughout the King Country so you can enjoy the wonderful outdoor environment and close-knit community spirit that heartland New Zealand is renowned for.

Current opportunities

We’re always on the lookout for great people.

CUrrent vacancies

All our current vacancies are listed on Seek.

How to Apply

Prepare your CV and cover letter and submit these through the relevant job adverts listed on Seek. You’ll receive a confirmation email once your application has been received. All applications are treated in strict confidence.

Pre-employment Tests

We put safety first at TLC. All applicants who are offered employment will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test and medical check.

Information for Overseas Applications

If you’re an international applicant and successful in your application, you’ll also need to meet the criteria specified by Immigration New Zealand.

The work we do

Working in the power sector offers a range of diverse career opportunities, from working out in the field to corporate roles in business support and operations.

FIeld work

  • electricians
  • engineers
  • line mechanics
  • project managers
  • technicians

support roles

  • administration
  • analysts
  • asset information
  • asset management
  • commercial and finance
  • communications
  • customer services
  • health and safety
  • human resources

Line mechanic trainee programme

We believe in providing  opportunities for locals.

Our highly regarded trainee line mechanic programme is a chance to get highly sought-after qualifications and work with the best line mechanics in New Zealand.

You can live locally, and have a great career in an exciting industry and stunning part of the country all rolled into one.

What’s involved

There’s two-three years of on the job training that combines theory with practical work under the guidance of our highly experienced line mechanics.

Our trainees are awarded an NZQA accredited New Zealand Certificate in Electricity Supply Line Mechanic Distribution. This equates to an NZCEA Level 4 qualification and is highly sought after within our industry.

GET involved

There’s an application and selection process. It includes practical and other assessments, but competition is high; your attitude will be key.

Keep an eye out on this site and our Facebook page for when applications are being taken.

Our values

  • Keep Well

    Health and wellbeing come first
    Act safely
    Protect those around us

  • Be Proud

    Work hard to get the job done
    Make a difference
    Celebrate our expertise

  • Be Awesome

    Embrace change positively
    Exceed expectations
    Innovate and bring ideas to life
    Punch above our weight

  • Own It

    Be responsible for our actions
    Take ownership from start to finish
    Delivery on promises
    Overcome challenges