- Full time senior position in the Planning and Development team
- Join us as we embark on developing infrastructure for our future
- Reputable organisation in the Horowhenua and Kapiti region
Are you a subject matter expert with a few years of experience in electrical engineering and an innate ability to assess settings for our power relays and equipment, analyse what ideal values would be to safely optimise those settings? Please keep reading!
We are Electra Limited, a dynamic, forward-thinking, and innovative local business, part of a vibrant community region between Palmerston North and Wellington. We have been servicing our customers and the community for nearly 100 years and believe the key to our success is our people, the community support we receive, our product innovation, and our diversification into new industries. The Electra Group consists of Electra Ltd and Electra Services (trading as Securely).
Electra are committed to living our values of Safety, Respect, Professional, Accountable, and Integrity and we continually strive for excellence in everything that we do. From Grads to Lines people, from Accountants to Engineers, we are a diverse multicultural bunch, providing critical services to the region and jobs to more than 160 valued employees.
What the role looks like / key tasks:
This role has been established to become a subject matter expert in respect of network protection, control, and the increasing array of smart devices connected to the network, within customers’ premises, and to Electra’s business systems.
You will play an integral part in our team responsible for determining investment planning and engineering for the safe and efficient distribution of electricity in Kapiti & Horowhenua you will be responsible for the engineering of network configuration and the components connected in and connected to Electra’s electricity network.
As part of the wider Lines Business team, this role contributes to the use of this data and the design of business systems and roles that interact with deployed systems and devices.
To be successful in this role you will ideally hold a Degree in Power Systems, Diploma in data analytics or business, or some tertiary qualification in the electrical engineering discipline.
With at least 3 years' experience post qualification in a power system protection role and knowledge in configuring and testing relays, you are analytical, a great communicator, and passionate about pursuing a career in this field. You will interact with various internal and external teams and won’t shy away from having a great business case you want to put forward, even if that means your audience includes the powers that be right at the top.
With a thorough understanding of electrical networks and their components, and experience in the operational implementation of complex technology solutions you are adept at providing robust business cases, business process re-engineering, and process design and taking the lead on some of these projects.
Electra promotes from within and there will be multiple opportunities for future growth and further development.
What do we offer you?
This role has a competitive salary commensurate to skills and expertise, a generous well-being package, including health and life insurance plus career and professional development, investment in training and your safety, plus a great bunch of people to work with. What more could you want?
About the Horowhenua – Why move here? Why live here?
The Horowhenua District is a wonderful place to live, work, and play. We are thriving, growing, and enjoying life every day.
We are a hidden secret with the best of New Zealand right on our doorstep. Live adventurously with mountains, lakes, rivers, and beaches within reach and a town that provides a refreshing escape from the big city life. If you live in the Horowhenua, you’ll also enjoy the 10-minute commute to work each day.
Enjoy culture with our beautiful art galleries, a boutique movie theatre, gorgeous hiking trails, and the well-known, family-friendly Adventure Park. Great food and coffee are always just a few steps away.
Looking to relocate? We’d be happy to have you and are willing to contribute towards your relocation fees so please apply now!