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Renewable is Growing...and fast
My client is an award-winning leader in design and delivery of renewable energy solutions around the Pacific, Asia and also of course in Australasia. They lead the charge in delivering better power to the people who need it - remote communities, island tourism, industry and education projects.

Expansion for them means opportunities for you
The renewable energy sector needs expertise in Network Power, Solar, Controls, Protection and the technology is evolving continously.  Growth means that you expand your skills, opportunities open up for smart, passionate engineers with an eye on the future.

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to bring their detail design talents to the team.  We need top level power design experience for this role - someone able to take the lead on system design. If you have good experience within Network power, Primary / Secondary systems including protection and enjoy taking a project from a sketch to a fully documented design, then read on.


At the core of this role, you will be responsible for designing electrical power systems.  Typical installations are 0.2 - 1.2MW grid-connected solar systems with various energy storage and standby configuration, so experience in this area is what we are looking for.

If you have good skills in:

  • Circuit Design
  • Cable / equipment sizing
  • Protection design and specification
  • Switchgear / switchroom layouts
  • Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) specifcation and design

..then pay attention please.

This role will involve schematic and details design, proposals and tenders pkus you will be involved in commissioning of projects (Yes, on site, in really beautiful places.)


We would be keen to hear from qualified Electrical Engineers who have have:

  • BE / BEng perhaps on track for CPEng
  • New Zealand (or similar) design experience of 2+ years in power systems
  • Hands-on design of power circuits
  • Exposure to power networks
  • Experience in with controls / automation / SCADA system integration
  • A desire to join a fast-moving team on meangingful projects around the world.
  • Excellent CAD skills and communications.

The is is an excellent opening for an Engineer looking to enjoy the growing and meaningful field of renewable energy and this company is leading the way.

For a discreet discussion, please call Lachlan McNeill +64 3 365 6673 or Richard Foster +64 21 85 45 45 for more insight.  Please note that we cannot consider candidates requiring sponsorship or who cannot be available in New Zealand for a face-to-face interview within the next few weeks. 

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

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Electrical Design Engineer (Power / Renewable) New Role
New Zealand
Wellington ~ Wellington
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Engineer - Electrical