- Join the one of the most innovative electricity and fibre communications businesses.
- Full-time permanent role (40 hours per week)
- Salary from $88,000 – $120,000 NZD + benefits
- Relocation and sponsorship available for overseas candidates
Are you a talented and driven individual with a passion for electrical engineering? Do you thrive in a dynamic work environment where your technical expertise and problem-solving skills make a real impact? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a talented Protection and Control Engineer to join our team.
As the Protection and Control Engineer, you will be a key member of our Substations Engineering Team. Reporting directly to the Stations Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the concept design, operation, and design standards for Northpowers protection and control systems.
- Manage the preparation and review of protection and control schemes design and settings.
- Ensuring resilience and risk management at acceptable levels.
- Fault diagnostic and event analysis post Network incidents to verify protection and control scheme performance.
- Providing technical expertise on protection and control requirements
- Develop and maintain protection and control design and maintenance standards.
- Support the Asset Lifecycle Team in developing, maintaining, and implementing the protection asset lifecycle strategy
What you bring to the role:
- An appropriate tertiary-level qualification or equivalent
- 5+ years of industry experience in protection and control engineering
- Strong knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices
- Competency in auditing, root cause analysis, and risk management
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
What we offer you:
- Competitive remuneration package and employee benefits
- Opportunities for professional growth and development.
- A collaborative work environment where your ideas and contributions are valued
- Flexible work options
- An organisation driven wellbeing programme
- Social club and family centred events including the Northpower WildKiwi multisport event and annual fishing competition
- Group discounted medical insurance
- Discounted gym membership
- Retailer discounts for employees via the Boost app
Who Are Northpower:
At Northpower, we operate and maintain electricity distribution and fibre networks in the Whangarei and Kaipara region, serving over 60,000 connected customers. We also provide contracting services to our partners – other network owners and operators across New Zealand.
We have over 1,300 staff working together across 14 locations to keep the power on and the lights going for our customers.
Joining Northpower Network means being part of a dynamic team dedicated to shaping the future of energy distribution and our community in Northland.