Careers at Meridian

A great place to work

At Meridian, we value people. And not just some people – all people. We embrace different ways of thinking, living and working, because we believe diversity benefits us all. It makes our capabilities even stronger. So, no matter who you are, you’ll find it a great place to work.

Our people are our biggest asset and key to our success. That’s why we do everything we can to attract and grow people who are committed to our purpose and contribute to a positive, high-performing workplace culture.


Check out our current job listings which includes roles at Meridian Energy, Powershop NZ and Dam Safety Intelligence:

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Just starting out your career?

Kickstart your career in the electricity industry with our intern, apprenticeship, and graduate programmes. Gain on-the-job experience with New Zealand’s largest renewable energy generator.

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As part of being a great place to work, we offer our employees a range of great benefits and enhanced employment provisions – making life better for you and your whānau.

Check out just some of our employee benefits:

Flexible working

Flexible working options and competitive remuneration packages

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Dog friendly office*

Discounted energy with Meridian or Powershop

Generous parental leave policy

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Matched Kiwisaver contributions
up to 4%

additional leave

Option to purchase additional leave**

Wellness benefits

Wellness benefits like free counselling and flu jabs

discounted health insurance

Discounted health insurance

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Employee share plan**

Meridian life insurance

Life and income protection insurance**

Wellness benefits

Community engagement and volunteer opportunities

Company leave

Three days paid company leave between Christmas and New Year

*some locations only
**permanent employees only


How Meridian Group is different

We support and value all of the different experiences and views that our people bring. It’s important that we bring our whole selves to work and create a working environment in which everyone can thrive. Together, we’re better. Find out more about who we are and what drives us, or browse below to read about what it’s like to work here.

Don’t just take our word for it

Our people have lots of good things to say, too:


"I love my mahi because it encourages me to bring my full self to work every single day, while promoting an environment that not only empowers diversity, but celebrates these differences and their importance to a more inclusive world."
Victor Fraga - Senior Portfolio Manager


"I'm proud to tell people that I love the mahi I do. Meridian allows people to bring their whole selves to work and flexibility is a real thing.  I love that I work for a company that is truly committed to helping our communities whilst creating clean, sustainable, renewable energy for a fairer and healthier world!”
Rona Singer – Head of Talent 


Meridian Energy staff member Tui

"I feel a strong values connection between my values and those that Meridian believes in as a corporate. I love that we follow shared behaviours (be a good human, be in the waka and be gutsy). It’s real stuff; walking the talk. That makes me happy! I love working in an environment where I can be busy, get stuck in, and be trusted to do great work." Tui Wagstaff - Business Acceleration Team


"I enjoy working with a great team of people, developing Meridian Energy's next renewable energy source. My mahi is both challenging and rewarding and the company has a great set of values.”
James McArthur – Renewable Energy Engineer


Typical application process

Ready to apply? If you’re wondering what to expect, our application process usually goes like this:


Application process


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Working sustainably

From our wind farms and hydro stations to offices across the country, we’re committed to operating as a sustainable business. We believe it's the only way forward for the future of our environment.