Staff benefits


If you are seeking meaningful work, then look no further! 

At Transpower, we offer a wide range of benefits and additional opportunities to our people, and have many different ways we support and reward you, including:

  • Learning and development opportunities to help you progress your career at Transpower. Whether it is role-specific technical training, Te Reo or writing classes, secondment opportunities, leadership and management development or courses for personal professional growth, we support all our people to grow their skills and their careers. Read about some of our kaimahi who have held a number of roles at Transpower.
  • Study assistance: We offer help with your studies in the form of paid time off for study leave or to sit exams e.g. CPEng, PMP or industry specific tertiary papers, as well as reimbursement in whole or in part for course fees and relevant professional memberships.
  • Wellness support: We have a range of activities, special offers and discounts to support you with health, wellness and nutrition. And your whanau can join in as well!
  • Communities of Transpower: We’re a diverse and inclusive bunch, with many special interest and support groups within the wider Transpower whanau like Whakamana Wāhine, Neurodiversity, Whanaungatanga, Ngā Rangatira mō āpōpō - Young Professionals Community, the Sustainability Collective who support the delivery of our sustainability strategy, and more!   Plus, we come together on the first Friday of every month to connect and celebrate special events, like Matariki, Diwali and Chinese New Year.
  • Additional leave: After you’ve been here for 12 months you can enjoy a volunteer day and take an additional day off to recharge your batteries each year with 'MyDay' leave. Permanent employees who have completed five years continuous service will be entitled to a total of five weeks annual leave per year. 
  • Kiwisaver: We contribute up to 4% of your base if you contribute 4% or more to the scheme. Some rules apply.
  • Insurance coverage for various levels of insurance

Salaries are reviewed annually, and high performance recognised and rewarded. We celebrate our people through our staff awards programme, and our industry awards celebrating engineering and technology excellence, and health and safety. 

You can read the full list of employee benefits here: