Carbon Modeller

Support Wellington Water to understand the carbon impact of delivering three water services and how to achieve Net Zero carbon by 2050
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Carbon Modeller

  • Fulltime, permanent
  • Utilities, Water and Environmental Sector
  • Location, Petone

Who are we:

We manage the drinking water, wastewater and storm water services from source to sea for our client councils, who are the Hutt, Porirua, Upper Hutt and Wellington city councils, South Wairarapa District Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council. We partner with the community, engineering consultants and contractors on water services projects, water conservation, operations work and asset planning.

Where do you come in:

The Carbon Modeller role sits within the Network Development and Delivery Group. The purpose of this role is to support Wellington Water to understand the carbon impact of delivering three water services and how to achieve Net Zero carbon by 2050 by baselining, monitoring and reporting Wellington Waters carbon use in both capital and operational projects. The role will assist in identifying trends and identify low carbon solutions.

To be successful in this role, you will be highly skilled in:

  • Experience with three waters engineering. 
  • Experience in carbon accounting/assessment and life cycle experience developing and managing data analysis tools
  • Skilled in report writing and the development and delivery of presentations to a variety of audiences
  • Skilled in data gathering, able to bring together data from a variety of sources and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), active listening and problem-solving abilities

In addition to the above, you will hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (for example, carbon management, sustainability, Engineering or Science)

What’s in it for you:

It’s an exciting time to join our organisation.  We have some big aspirations to continue as an innovative centre of excellence for the management of three waters in the region.  Your personal and professional growth will be encouraged, and you will work alongside like-minded people who are passionate about their work and have a strong sense of purpose for the region and its councils.

Position Description

Although applications close on the 3rd of August, we'll be reviewing and progressing applications as they come in, so APPLY TODAY!

Closing date: Tuesday 3 August 2021

If you require additional information, please contact Tony Collins, Recruitment Lead –

Applicants will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug and alcohol test prior to commencing employment with Wellington Water. You must also be legally entitled to work long-term in New Zealand.

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Petone Office

25 Victoria St
5012 Lower Hutt Directions (04) 912 4400 View page

Staff benefits

Learning & Development
Our people are encouraged to identify learning and development opportunities to improve their knowledge and skills, and advance their career

We look after our people. As well as having a comprehensive wellbeing program covering up to the minute hot topics, health, fitness, mental and social wellbeing we also provide inoculations, eye tests, workplace assessments, and other health related events

Five Weeks Annual Leave
Upon completion of two years current continuous service, staff accrue an additional fifth week's annual leave during their third and subsequent years

Work/Life Balance
Work/life balance is recognised as an integral aspect of employee satisfaction. We offer flexible work hours and regular social events


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