Vacancy Details

  • Vacancy ID : 224
  • Job Title : Electrical Engineer
  • Department : Network Assets
  • Closing Date : 25/10/2021
  • Details : 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.

    We have an exciting opportunity to join the PowerNet team in the rewarding role of Electrical Engineer based in our modern Invercargill office.

    As the Electrical Engineer you will be responsible for leading the development of the Electricity Invercargill Asset Management Plan and lead strategies in association with our teams to deliver safe, efficient and reliable power to our communities. Providing engineering support in the design and operation of our network equipment, you will be an integral part of PowerNet's Asset Management team.

    You will:
    - Hold a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)
    - Have excellent data analysis and report writing skills
    - Have sound technical understanding of electrical protection systems, load flow and communications equipment
    - Be a great communicator with experience in asset planning, contract management and customer relations
    - Have at least 3 years’ experience in the electrical distribution industry
    - Be an enthusiastic team member with a desire for continuous improvement
    - Be an innovative thinker
    - Have strong problem solving skills
    - Be motivated to make a difference

    Our candidate:
    The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual who has a pragmatic, flexible and adaptable approach along with the passion to empower, develop and provide leadership in asset management 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. Here's how we do it…

    PowerNet Benefits:
    - 5 weeks' Annual Leave
    - 100% Subsidised Health Insurance, with a company discount that extends to family members also
    - 100% Subsidised Death and Disability Insurance
    - The opportunity to work a nine day fortnight (80 hours compressed into nine days with a three day weekend every second weekend)
    - A Health and Wellbeing programme, including a yearly lifestyle benefit and free fruit
    - A supportive work environment with professional development opportunities

    Live the Invercargill dream:
    New Zealand’s southernmost city, Invercargill is an excellent base for exploring the diverse beauty of the southern region. Invercargill is a friendly city with a strong community and great educational facilities. Not to mention the Bluff oysters, blue cod and cheese rolls!

    How to Apply:
    Hit 'apply' at the top of this page. Please attach an up to date CV and cover letter with your application.For more information, or to request a copy of the Position Description please email Holly Rouse, HR Partner

    Applications close Monday 25 October 2021 5pm