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THE COMPANY:

From their base in Wellington this award-winning fast-moving company has risen to the challenge of taking renewable energy from the drawing board it to the people of the world. While at home they are winning accolades for business acumen and being a champion of innovation, the action is also happening elsewhere on the planet. Now, having delivered successful projects in New Zealand, South East Asia, the Middle East and the Pacific Islands, they are now taking their resources, talent and people connections on to bigger things.

Continued succeess and strong growth means we need to add a talented MV Engineer to the team.

THE ROLE:

Projects are typically commercial scale grid-connected solar systems. This role is responsible for the production of design from the solar system inverter output to the power network interface. Design will be carried out by you and others and you will be responsible for designing and monitoring the design work of others.

Tasks:

  • Producing schematic power system design for proposals.
  • Producing detailed primary/secondary power system design.
  • Specification of switchgear, conductors and associated equipment.
  • Modelling/simulation of power system operation.
  • Outline and occasionally specification of protection systems.
  • Reviewing of installation and commissioning activities.

Although primarily based in the Wellington office, there will be occasional travel required to sites, most of which are located in the Pacific Island, New Zealand and Australia.

This is an exceptionally diverse role covering the broad spectrum of renewable energy design in the real world but essentially, it is about identifying and focusing on the solution that meets the customer’s needs.

 

REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for an Engineer with real world design in power engineering. This design experience might have been gained in a power distribution organisation of consultancy and will provide a solis base of knowledge as the foundation for this role.

This position has another side and as a Design Engineer you will be engaged in increasing the capacity of the company to produce designs.  This involves interfacing with expertise both within and outside the company - specifying requirements, answering queries and reviewing results.

  • Bachelor degree or or Masters Engineering (Electrical) 
  • The knowledge and skills that come with 3 plus years of power design experience
  • Excellent professional level of written and spoken communications.
  • Forward thinking proactive approach to the power industry in New Zealand.
  • Familar with a the technology (CAD/MATLAB./3D workplace.
  • Proven people and/or technical leadership potential.

With growth comes opportunity and this new expansion is specifically looking for leading Engineers looking to balance a career with the realities of a busy life. Support, the tools, people and flexibility are part of the package.

On offer is a unique opportunity to join the growth of renewable energy into utility scale developments and be part of a growing, ambitious and successful company making waves in the sector well past our shores. The support, the continuing development and the experiences will be very hard to equal for your professional and personal development.

THE WORKPLACE:

This work environment is casual yet focused and in a fresh, open office right in the heart of Wellington. Make no mistake, this is a business and this team enjoys working hard. On the flip side, you will be offered flexibility and potential many dream about. It’s part of a dynamic world and holds a great future for the right Engineer.

With growth comes opportunity.

For a confidential discussion or to acquire the position description, please contact Lachlan McNeill on +64 3 365 6673 or Richard Foster on +64 3 379 7002.   Alternatively, to submit an application press the APPLY button and follow the steps, include your CV as an attached Microsoft Word document. 

NOTE: FOSTERRA and ACORVA are jointly and  exclusively managing this role for our client. 







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Title:
MV Power Design Engineer (Solar / Renewables)
Country:
New Zealand
Location:
Wellington ~ Wellington
Job Group:
Engineering
Job Classification:
Engineer - Electrical