Electrical Engineer – HV

  • Permanent Full-time
  • Anywhere
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General Job Description

Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Opportunity to join an ambitious Renewable Energy Consultant
  • Closely-knit team with great company culture
  • Role based in Wellington with strong workplace flexibility

The company

Are you driven by the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and complex projects around the world and to learn from the best? Our client is. Diversity is at the core of everything they do. They work together to create a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness. Their differences are what fuel our creativity. They embrace flexible working and are always open to discussing your individual needs so that you get to create your own experience with us.

They serve their clients across a range of markets and international locations. Hardwired in their DNA are engineering, design and the deep need to leave a legacy. They are as diverse as they are dynamic. As curious as they are clever.

The Role

Our client is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join their Transmission & Distribution business, where you will play an integral part in a team of highly skilled specialists that ‘bring ideas to life’ for their clients. Working within a multi-disciplinary team of professionals based in Hamilton, New Zealand on wide variety of projects of our Energy & Industrial service group, getting exposure to varied and challenging projects locally in New Zealand and in Australia. As a people-person first and foremost, you’ll enjoy working with like-minded engineers as you engage with our clients, come up with solutions to their problems, and then package up and manage the delivery.

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Concept to Detailed Design of HV substation primary systems, HV cable systems and earthing systems for NZ and Australian clients
  • Site visits, assessment surveys, etc. as required
  • Preparing design reports and power system calculations
  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals & budget estimates
  • Ability to manage smaller projects or parts of larger projects independently. Interfacing directly with other interdisciplinary engineers/ clients/ suppliers on projects and new opportunities across NZ & Australia.
  • Communicate in a way that draws people in, and effectively convey information in a way that best suits the audience. Being a strong all-rounder, apply your range of electrical engineering experience to a range of different projects
  • Define the scope of work to our clients, then package up and deliver using our unique digital delivery environment

Selection Criteria.

To be successful for this position, you should have:

  • University degree in Electrical/Power Systems Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 3+ years minimum relevant experience in transmission and distribution substation design
  • Knowledge of the transmission and distribution industry, standards, and codes in NZ and/or design experience with NZ and/or Australian electrical utilities
  • Site experience/experience in projects being constructed and commissioned Skilled at or able to learn software packages independently such as CDEGS, DigSILENT, ETAP, CYMCAP, etc would be an added advantage

Anavo group welcomes, values and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with different cultural backgrounds and disabilities.

How to apply:

Apply now through the apply button or get in touch with Shivang Saxena

(Shivang@anavo.com) for a confidential conversation.

Key Facts
  • Role based in Wellington with strong workplace flexibility
  • Closely-knit team with great company culture
  • Opportunity to join an ambitious Renewable Energy Consultant
Full Job Description

Join a leading MNC in the Renewable energy Sector.

Meet the Consultant

The Polyglot Group
Shivang Saxena

Talent Acquisition Consultant

New Zealand