Summer Work Experience


Our electricity network spans between the Waimakariri and Rakaia rivers and stretches from Banks Peninsula to the foot of Arthur’s pass.  Building, maintaining and operating this network in a safe and reliable way is vital to ensure our community receives a safe and resilient supply of energy into the future. 

We are looking for students who are studying towards a formal engineering qualification, have a passion for electricity distribution and are keen to get some practical experience in a business that is planning for a Powerful Future. Where possible, we work with you to match you with teams relevant to your study area.



  • Are a good communicator and have strong interpersonal skills
  • Are well presented, friendly and reliable
  • Have a positive and enthusiastic nature


About Orion

Orion plays a vital role in supplying electricity to our communities in Canterbury. We seek diversity of thought and encourage an inclusive and flexible working environment.  This, together with our adaptable approach positions us well for the future. We are committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and we seek to engage, build strong relationships and work together to create the best outcomes. With a strong commitment to our community, we continually strive towards a sustainable future that can be shared by all.


To apply please click “Apply Now” below and submit a cover letter along with your resume.


For further information please contact Rachel on 03 363 9784

Fixed term

Job no: CMAO02181

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Friday, 31 July 2020