About Power and Water

Power and Water Corporation is responsible for electricity transmission and distribution and provides water and sewerage services across the Northern Territory, an area of more than 1.3 million square kilometres.

Power and Water also supplies electricity generation and retail services to 72 remote communities through its not-for-profit subsidiary, Indigenous Essential Services Pty Ltd (IES).

As one of the largest employers in the Northern Territory, Power and Water is contributing to the Northern Australia Development plan. We have some 940 staff living and working in the Northern Territory including over 107 relief and fulltime contracted Essential Services Operators living in remote Indigenous communities who are supported by the corporation’s Remote Operations' team.

For more information visit About our business and What we do.

Our values

People First

We want everyone to make it home - so safety comes first, last and every moment in between.
We embrace change, diversity and community.
We respect the environment. We respect each other.
We stand up and do what’s right.

Our Best

We are owned by the Territory and we serve the people of the Territory.
We add value – we don’t just perform.
We are essential to everyday, and we give our best at all times.
We own our mistakes and learn from them, because every decision and every dollar counts.

Our Work

We lead by example by stepping up to meet the challenge.
We share our knowledge and listen when others share theirs.
We communicate, collaborate and act constructively.
We want to improve and are here to make a difference.


We are one team doing one big job.
We are honest, open, and upfront.
We build relationships, with trust as the foundation.
We each contribute to any and every part of our business.