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Here is a fantastic opening for a skilled Engineering Technican or Draughter able to fit in with a great team on a mission. 

In this case, it's all about the next generation of renewable power solutions and the team including a great bunch of very smart of engineers, need someone to put the documentation together.  This is definitely for someone who is comfortable with commercial scale mutidisciplnary (including electrical) projects - able to plan out a drawing set, research product details, track down details, existing site layout info and basically be a grown up in the deignn office.  One that note, once the flights open up, this contract may very well require travel around the NZ and Pacific Islands to record as-built details, survey greenfield sites and be part of the consultancy team.


The Role:

This role is based in the company's modern Wellington offices and is reponsible for working in the team to produce:

  • Single Line Diagrams / Schematic layouts
  • Site layouts
  • Fabrication drawings
  • Tender proposals
  • Minor construction details

This would be suited to anyone with a broad experience of engineering but definitel a good depth of electrical power knowledege. The drawings produced would include the power network, switchroom layouts plus the associated site plans, architectural drawings for buildings and mechanical details for steelwork and building services and even a bit of civil/structural etc. 

What is important for this role is

  • Good, current electrical design detailig experience
  • good personal organisation
  • an eye for detail
  • a record of learning new skills
  • the ability to communicate confidently across cultures
  • Ability to travel internationally for up to max two weeks on occasions.

We are looking for:

  • Typically 4+ years AutoCAD experience.
  • A portfolio of fully detailed drawings in electrical power, plus a mix of mechanical, architectural or similar fields.
  • Proven experience working in an English-speaking workplace.
  • Confidence in communication

NOTE: You must be able to provide evidence of permission to work currently in New Zealand  No sponsorship is available. Unfortunately, because of the constraints of Covid-19, we will not be able to consider overseas candidates fro this role.

This would be the perfect role for a versatile self-managing Technician with broad skills and wanting a stimulating job which fits in with a family, lifestyle and/or business.

What to do?

Apply below with

a) current cv confirming your experience.
b) cover letter outlining your location, situation and confirming your citizenship / work visa status.

We will review this and, if you meet the above criteria, request a portfolio of relevant drawings to start the process.

Kind Regards,

Lachlan McNeill

Acorva Recruitment 


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Electrical Draughter (AutoCAD) - Fixed term contract +
New Zealand
Wellington ~ Wellington
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Job Classification:
Drafter - Electrical