Encouraging more women into infrastructure with Genesis: Rebecca Larking’s story

Chloe Energy, Ultimit/Women in Infrastructure

Genesis Energy is currently working hard to put together the company’s 2018 GWHV event at Tokaanu Power Station in the central North Island. It’s the second year the company has participated in the GWHV programme, which aims to provide insight into the career opportunities for young women that lie in infrastructure industries. Opportunities they may not be aware of otherwise. …

Holly turns her love of engineering into a career with Meridian Energy

Chloe Energy, Ultimit/Women in Infrastructure

Holly Frewen is engineering herself a bright future. The 16-year-old Twizel Area School student now spends one day a week working with Meridian Energy’s mechanical team at Ohau as part of the Gateway programme, designed to attract and train new talent. She wishes it was more. “It’s so great, I’m really loving it. I wish I could be there more.” …

Lisa Albiston – Trainee Technicial ABB Limited

Chloe Telco, Ultimit/Women in Infrastructure

When Lisa Albiston left school she was looking for a career that would take her into largely uncharted territory for a girl. A female electrician living nearby at Te Aroha provided the inspiration for Lisa to go for an electrical apprenticeship with Mighty River Power. Today, six years down the track, Lisa is a registered electrician, having completed Level 4 …