Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 222
  • Job Title : Outage Planning Manager
  • Department : System Control
  • Closing Date : 29/10/2021
  • Details : Outage Planning Manager

    Come and work for PowerNet in the best part of New Zealand!

    At PowerNet our people are committed to providing safe, efficient and reliable power to our communities across the lower South Island. We are an industry leader and as such our progression and innovation is at the forefront of our business where we are committed to learning more about emerging technologies and the impact this will have on our customers, communities and network.

    We have an outstanding opening to join the PowerNet System Control team in this exciting and rewarding career opportunity to train as an Outage Planning Manager in our Invercargill office.

    You will embark on a two year development plan to train as an Outage Planning Manager where you will learn how to plan, coordinate and manage all of our major planned network outages and the release of network equipment ensuring that safety and supply quality is maintained.

    • Certificate level in electricity distribution, or engineering or related field
    • Experienced at analysing electricity network operational performance data and managing network systems up to 66kV in an efficient, economic and safe manner
    • At least, five years’ experience in the electricity industry
    • Proficient in data analysis and report writing
    • Familiarity with the protection systems used on electricity networks up to 66 kV
    • Ability to assess, rationalise and make critical decisions relating to electricity network operation in real time
    • Skilled at relationship building and a team player
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    Our candidate
    The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who has a pragmatic, flexible and adaptable approach along with the passion to learn, develop and succeed at PowerNet. You will be someone who is up front and honest and really wants to make a difference within a company who encourages growth and development and a can do attitude of “Do it once, do it right”

    Here at PowerNet our people are our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing a caring team environment, a balanced approach to work and personal life, while encouraging professional and personal growth for everyone.

    How to Apply:
    For more information, or to download a Position Description email, or to apply on-line, please visit our website
    Please attach an up to date CV and cover letter with your application.

    Applications close 29 October 2021