Project Manager / Estimator - New Customer Connections

Put the customers at the centre of everything you do! Join us in this Estimation / Project Manager role!
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  • Kapiti Coast location - Free Parking!
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Excellent remuneration package

About the Electra Group

We are a dynamic, forward-thinking and innovative local business, part of a vibrant community in the Horowhenua and Kapiti regions of New Zealand. We have been servicing our customers and the community for more than 90 years and believe the key to our success is our people, the community support we receive, our product innovation and diversification into new industries.

The Electra Group consists of Electra Ltd, and Electra Services (trading as Securely). 

Electra is committed to living our values of Safety, Respect, Professional, Accountability and Integrity. We continually strive for excellence in everything that we do.  

Now, let’s discuss the role!

We are seeking an energetic and highly organised person to join our Project Team as an Electrical Estimator/Project Manager, New Customer Connections.  Reporting to our Programme Manager, this position will predominantly manage an efficient customer works estimating process and build and maintain effective relationships with key customers.

Key tasks will include:

  • Estimating and quoting for the installation of new overhead and underground power connections.
  • Responding to 3rd party customer requests for quotes / tenders / proposals
  • Providing pricing; developing plans; specifications and cost estimates for customer projects
  • Scheduling of project works
  • Working with supervisors and lines distribution crews to ensure work is carried out, labour is accounted for, risks are managed and progress is achieved across all projects
  • Monitoring profit and progress of projects
  • Ensuring health and safety requirements are met and exceeded in on all projects

What we are looking for:

  • Project management experience ideally within the electrical industry
  • A sound knowledge of the electrical reticulation industry
  • Excellent relationship building skills, communication skills and a passion for people
  • Account management experience would be highly advantageous, understanding how to work with and manage a wide variety of people and deadlines

What's in it for you?

  • Joining a locally owned company that has a focus on giving back to the community
  • A supportive work environment that is dedicated to investing in the development of our staff
  • A competitive remuneration package that includes fully subsidised medical insurance
  • A team of absolutely fantastic and dedicated people!

This is an excellent opportunity to join a high performing team with a meticulous focus on health and safety and customer-centric solutions. Apply Now!

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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5032 Paraparaumu Directions 0212022809 View page

Electra Benefits

We offer some great benefits and perks when working at Electra, See these below!

  • Training and Development 💻🌏

    The continued training and development of our staff keeps them motivated, challenged and keen to continue their employment with us!

    Alongside our Line Mechanic Traineeship, we have also facilitated more than 12 industry-related courses, and we’ve spent more than $13.4m in training our staff!

    What does this mean for you? The chance to hone your skills, learn new ones, and progress through the organisation.

  • Health and Wellbeing🏥♥

    At Electra, we’re committed to the health and wellbeing of all of our staff. Below, see what we offer, it’s pretty amazing!

    • Medical Insurance through Southern Cross to our employees, and discounts to their immediate families.

    • Southern Cross members can enjoy additional benefits from their Wellbeing
    partners, such as Specsavers, OPSM,
    Lumino the Dentists, Southern Cross Pet
    Insurance and many more.

    • Life Insurance cover – for our permanent staff members who work more than 15 hours per week.

    • Voluntary flu vaccinations for our employees are provided.

    • Bi-annual mole checks are available to our employees.

    • We offer an Employee Assistance Program to support our staff. We know that people navigate good times and bad times, our EAP program provides confidential counselling services and practical assistance to assist with mental and physical wellbeing struggles.

    • Introducing our “Fit for work” program – This approach prepares our field crews for the day through physical warm-ups and ensure complete recovery for those in physical jobs out in the field through physical warm-downs.

    • Other on-going wellbeing initiatives such as assisting with financial wellbeing. Employees have the opportunity to meet with a Financial Advisor to seek advice on reducing debt, investments, reviewing mortgage and interest rates, just to name a few.

    • Ergonomic work-stations and electronic standing desks are provided to suit everyone’s physical wellbeing.

  • A commitment to your safety🥽🦺

    We are committed to industry safety best practice and want to ensure you get home safely each and every day. We provide the most suitable and up-to-date PPE available to all of our field staff.

  • Competitive Remuneration💲💰

    We know that attracting and retaining the best talent in the market is tough. That is why we are committed to providing market-leading remuneration across our roles. Couple this with our regional locations and the affordable house pricing that comes with them, you’ll be well looked after.

  • Superannuation💲💰

    We offer Kiwisaver across the Electra Group with a company scheme tailored specifically to our staff.

  • Free on and off-site parking available 🚗👮‍♀️

  • Relocation 🏠✈

    Relocation assistance will be considered on a case by case basis.

Workplace and Culture

Across the region, we strive to (and think we’re doing an excellent job) of making Electra a fun, inclusive, challenging, innovative and safe place to work!

We pride ourselves on our core values, of Safety, Respect, Professional, Accountable and Integrity, and these values flow through every facet of work we undertake.

We work hard, but we also love to have fun, from plentiful celebrations to Line Mechanic competitions, quiz nights and family fun days, we sure know how to come together.

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