Welcome Home to New Zealand

Ventia is an industry leader in transport, power, facilities management, telco and water, and supports communities across New Zealand including Auckland, Northland, Thames/Coromandel, Wanganui/Manawatu, Wellington and Christchurch. 

Ventia has worked with many clients in New Zealand to support projects that connect communities, with a team of more than 5,500 employees and subcontracting partners across the country. You can read about some of our most recent projects on our webpage.

With our borders now reopening to New Zealand citizens, we welcome you home and invite you to discover your next opportunity. 

Ventia are expanding our Electricity and Gas business in the lower North Island and the Central and Upper South Island. Having just renewed our strong and long-standing relationship with Transpower, we have permanent, secure work opportunities for a variety of electrical professionals in Canterbury, Nelson, West Coast, Wellington and Bunnythorpe.

 If you are interested in joining Ventia and helping us to continue delivering essential electrical services to these communities, we would be glad to hear from you if you have any of the following skillsets: 

  • Line Mechanics (Transmission)
  • Electrical Fitters
  • Supervisors - Lines and Stations  
  • Substation Maintenance Electricians
  • Electrical Apprentices
  • Vegetation workers

Please reach out to brian.byrne@skoutsolutions.com for more information or to refer a contact. 

Employee Stories 

Hugh Pollock is passionate about sustainability, which is supported in his role as Environmental Manager. Working across all our sectors in New Zealand, Hugh is in a unique position to appreciate the breadth of what we offer. “I really like visiting the smaller communities we work in around the country,” Hugh says. “Seeing the work we do in those communities, engaging with locals and supporting community groups and businesses.” Learn more about Hugh's work here.

Paul Lorigan, a foreman in Auckland’s Temporary Traffic Management Department, recently celebrated 25 years with business, including 3 years of operating and maintaining the moveable lane barrier machines on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. 
In winter you can find Paul down at the local footy field refereeing a cohort of rugby league players: “I get a lot out of it – I think the kids do too. I am also a huge rugby league fan and barrack for the West Tigers,” he added. Hear more of Hugh's story and impact on his work and community here.

  • Paul Lorigan, a foreman in Auckland’s Temporary Traffic Management Department, recently celebrated 25 years with business, including 13 years of operating and maintaining the moveable lane barrier machines on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. 
    In winter you can find Paul down at the local footy field refereeing a cohort of rugby league players: “I get a lot out of it – I think the kids do too. I am also a huge rugby league fan and barrack for the West Tigers,” he added. Hear more of Hugh's story and impact on his work and community here.

  • Hugh Pollock is passionate about sustainability, which is supported in his role as Environmental Manager. Working across all our sectors in New Zealand, Hugh is in a unique position to appreciate the breadth of what we offer. “I really like visiting the smaller communities we work in around the country,” Hugh says. “Seeing the work we do in those communities, engaging with locals and supporting community groups and businesses.” Learn more about Hugh's work here.