Careers at Channel

People are at the heart of Channel Infrastructure. Come and join our team.

Our Roles

We are a team of multi-skilled employees who sit across Corporate and Operation Groups in Channel Terminal Services, and within Independent Petroleum Limited.

  • Operations

    Join our team of highly skilled technical specialists. Our team is made up of Shore Officers, Terminal Controllers and Terminal Operators professionals who keep the Terminal running efficiently and safely, as well as our dedicated maintenance team, of Tank and Facility Inspectors to Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation maintenance – this is the team that keeps the wheels turning and the equipment humming.

    If you think you have what it takes to be part of an exciting team, then we would love to hear from you. Refer to our vacancies list which lists our open Jobs, or get in touch.

  • Corporate

    As we grow into the future, we will have career opportunities available in our Corporate Group. We are always interested in hearing from talented professionals who want to grow their careers with us. We are a small but high performing team who love what we do and have fun doing it! It also helps that we work and live in one of the most beautiful spots in NZ.
    Our team is made up of Financial & Management Accounting, Oil Accounting, Accounts payable, Contracts & Procurement and Business Analyst skill sets. Make enquiries, register your interest and learn more about life at Channel.

  • IPL

    Independent Petroleum Limited (IPL) is a fully independent laboratory that provides Transportation Fuels, Biofuels, Industrial and Environmental laboratory testing services to a wide range of customers throughout New Zealand and the South West Pacific.

    IPL offers a diverse range of services for companies requiring hydrocarbon, petrochemical, environmental and analytical testing, and we have a diverse range of expert colleagues, from Laboratory Technicians, Equipment Calibration and Maintenance services, and Corporate support. If you have skills or experience working in the Petro Chemical Industry or similar laboratory environments, we would love to hear from you.

  • Project Teams

    From refinery decommissioning and demolition to minor terminal modifications and maintenance to site repurposing opportunities and major new infrastructure ventures, we have a pipeline of exciting projects on the go! The funnel of future growth opportunities is full. We are always on the lookout for the right talent to contribute to our projects team which consists of project managers, project engineers and maintenance engineers, with varying levels of industry and non-industry experience.

Hono mai - Join us

There has never been a more exciting time to join us as we build NZ’s leading fuel infrastructure company from right here in Northland.

As we look to the future, we are strongly positioned to participate in emerging opportunities to decarbonise the NZ energy market including opportunities to re-purpose our Marsden Point site, utilising existing infrastructure to supply greener fuels and leveraging our skills to support New Zealand’s energy transition.  

There are a number of opportunities for talented and motivated people who want to help us to keep New Zealand moving in new and innovative ways.

We are always interested in hearing from individuals who have the following operational and technical skills sets – Terminal Operators, Lab Technicians, Mechanical and Electrical Technicians, Warehousing & Procurement, Health and Safety, Emergency response, Operations Fitters, Maintenance & Tank Engineers and Financial Accounting skill sets.

If you are interested in working with us and helping us to be New Zealand’s leading fuel infrastructure company, check out our current vacancies below or submit an expression of interest to HR via the form here.

Life at Channel Infrastructure

E aha tatou – why us?

We think that Channel Infrastructure is a great place to work.  Our people get the benefit of an adventure packed playground and lifestyle in Northland, while also working on some of the most important issues that matter to New Zealand – like keeping our nation supplied with fuel, investigating new and exciting opportunities for Marsden Point, or supporting our business in corporate roles.

Celebrating Diversity

Ka nui to tatou rereketanga - our differences make us great

Diversity and inclusion are important aspects of our business culture at Channel Infrastructure – we value diverse backgrounds and experience as a source of strength.

Channel Infrastructure proudly has a Diversity and Inclusion Policy with four core diversity principles: 

  • Diversity will be pervasive and evident throughout all levels of the organisation,
  • We will gain and retain top talent by attracting a diverse candidate pool,
  • Our decision making will be enhanced by the richness of the experiences and backgrounds of our people,
  • The way we lead and the way we behave will demonstrate the value we place on diversity.

These diversity principles manifest through our recruitment, talent management, inclusive communication, performance management, corporate culture programmes, and succession planning.

Benefits of Channel

Some of the other great reasons to join us

  • KiwiSaver employer matching contributions up to 5% on top of pay
  • Discounted premiums to health insurance
  • Income protection (75% of base salary x 1 year)
  • 5 days Company Leave in addition to Annual Leave entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Mobile phone
  • Reimbursement of certifications, Licenses and memberships related to work
  • Training & Development

Latest Vacancies

Great opportunities to start your careers at Channel Infrastructure

IPL – Subject Matter Expert

We are currently looking for a Subject Matter Expert to work in our Laboratory.  The successful applicant will have a minimum 5 years’ experience in a Laboratory environment, proven leadership experience, strong interpersonal skills and a BSc Chemistry or equivalent combination of qualifications and experience    More information can be found here.

Assistant Accountant

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join our high-performing finance team.  Reporting to the Financial Controller, this newly created position will assist the finance team to prepare financial reports, analyse financial information and maintain effective internal controls.  More information can be found here.