Work for WEL



WEL Networks is an innovative infrastructure provider that has been serving Waikato communities for 100 years.
Our core function is to distribute power from the national grid, to over 160,000 people through around 89,000 installation connection points. Guided by our ABCDE values, we're committed to being best in safety, delivering the best in service.

Across the business, career options are diverse. We employ around 250 staff with a range of expertise; from Line Mechanics, Faults Technicians and Technical Planners, to Health & Safety professionals, Customer Service Representatives, Accountants and Engineers.

We invest time and money to grow our people because we understand that the growth of our business depends on the strength and capability of our people. We hire trainees and graduates and work with them to develop industry skills, achieve tertiary qualifications and develop new skills on the job.

We offer a range of great employee benefits that include:

  • free medical insurance
  • free life insurance
  • annual health checks
  • flu vaccinations
  • eye tests
  • an independent, confidential employee assistance programme
  • a staff discount scheme and;
  • a very proactive social club.

Working for WEL, you’re part of a business that’s creating the networks and technologies to enable our communities. Why not join our team and play a role in the Waikato’s development?


Interested? Check out our vacancies, Email recruitment@wel.co.nz or Phone 07 850 3100.