Senior Protection Engineer – The Talent Hive – IT & Engineering Recruitment Specialists

The Opportunity
Our client is an electrical engineering consultancy providing specialist quality technical consulting and project management services to the New Zealand and Australian power sectors. Over the past few decades they have developed a formidable reputation for quality and excellence which has in turn lead to a loyal and broad client following. Their reputation for excellence means that they have a stable forward pipeline of projects as their business continues to grow, providing stability and confidence through both busy and quieter times in the New Zealand power industry.
With a strong employment brand and offices across New Zealand our client continues to grow in numbers, they are now interested in talking to Senior Level Protection Design Engineers.
The Role
In this role you would be working within a dynamic team comprising some of New Zealand’s top Protection and Electrical Design Engineers. You would primarily be focused on undertaking a range of challenging protection projects.

The role will focus on:
Power system fault analysis and computer modelling
Supporting test technicians for protection testing and commissioning
Providing expert contribution to bid responses
Manage defined projects in part or whole, from conceptual design through to completion including
Detailed installation design for power systems secondary systems
Protection relay setting calculations, reviews and co-ordination
Configuration of protection relays and provision of associated documentation
Effectively and efficiently manage costs and resources
Mentoring Junior Engineers

About You
You will need to bring:
A tertiary qualification in Engineering majoring in Power Systems
8+ years experience in substation primary and/or secondary system designs
Thorough understanding of substation equipment arrangements and installation methods
Experience in electricity protection primary and/or secondary testing
A strong desire for technical excellence
Sound problem solving capability and judgement
Good organisational skills
Desire to work in a dynamic and team based environment

What Now
Email your LinkedIn Profile or CV to engineer@thetalenthive.co.nz
Alternatively call Matt Love-Smith on 03 3900445 to make a confidential enquiry

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