senior electrical design engineer - substations in Christchurch

michael forrest, randstad
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NZ$ 90,000 - NZ$ 110,000 per year
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christchurch, canterbury
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NZ$ 90,000 - NZ$ 110,000 per year
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michael forrest, randstad
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Our client are a well respected and established firm looking for Senior Electrical Design Engineers with Substations experience

This is a fantastic opportunity to grow your career with a firm that care, and that are a household name in their field.

Responsibilities -

The technical activities carried out by the substation engineer are likely to include:
• travelling to meet suppliers, customers and colleagues, based in other offices;
• negotiating project scope, product and technical solution requirements with customers;
• providing technical guidance to colleagues and other teams;
• attending conferences and seminars, to network and keep up to date with the latest
developments in the sector;
• liaising with internal and external customers;
• analysing and interpreting data, to refine and improve on power systems performance;
• working to tight timescales, as part of a high-performing team;
• arranging process meetings;
• rewriting or modifying processes, to ensure that all aspects of the service run smoothly
and to schedule;
• technical writing and authoring of comprehensive reports, for a variety of audiences and
topics, including technical solutions, strategic papers, concept/detailed design reports,
technical roadmaps, asset plans and briefing papers;

You will need to show:
• technical ability and knowledge;
• a good understanding of substation design including primary, secondary and protection.
• organisational skills;
• adaptability and the ability to learn new skills quickly;
• good presentation and communication skills;
• skilled technical authoring and a good aptitude for report writing;
• the ability to work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision;
• Ensuring that designs are checked by an appropriately competent engineer, to assure
functionality and constructability, with a focus on safety;

Work experience -
Candidates shall have at least 5 years’ experience working as a substation design engineer,
preferably in New Zealand, or Australia.

Please email your CV's to or call 03 335 3842 for a P&C chat

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


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educational requirements

Bachelor Degree