Controls & Electrical Lead

Controls and Electrical Lead (Technical & Projects)

Salary Package

  • Base Salary Range: $100,000 to $130,000
  • Vehicle: Company Vehicle – for work use and your (likely short) commute.
  • Trauma Insurance
  • Relocation Support available for people moving to Blenheim.

The Role
If you are a Controls and Electrical Engineer this is an opportunity for you to be the technical and project lead in these areas for this Company and help grow the range of project solutions they offer.

The Company have existing local Marlborough clients who want this work done locally, so the need is already there, and you don’t need to travel away from home to do this job, a plus for many Controls Engineers.

You will partner with the Company’s very established third party Controls & Electrical Contractor to assist you in making this work happen, so you won’t get overloaded.

You will consult and advise clients on new controls and electrical systems then do the concept design, pricing, and full engineering design and delivery of these projects, wearing a project management hat too.

You will be supported by in-house electricians who will do the hands on work.

The Company
has doubled in size over the last three years, yet they still cannot keep up with demand. So, you will have work stability within a growing Company and industry sector.

The Company has a diverse workforce, with employees from various international backgrounds and they are open to hiring people from a variety of backgrounds.

Right now The Company is a selected finalist for a prestigious engineering award for some innovative product development. This will open up a lot more business in time, so this is a great time to join them.

I have found their Managing Director very easy and open to chat to as well.

Role Requirements

This opportunity will likely suit candidates from a couple of career paths.

A) An Electrician who has worked their way into an Engineering role
B) A Degree qualified Engineer in Electrical/Controls/Automation disciplines who has worked with electrical/mechanical trades.

  • If you only have the controls engineering skill-set without the electrical experience, we will still consider you.
  • At least 5 years of design and project engineering/management experience
  • Strong technical skills in electrical and industrial control systems design including PLC, HMI, and SCADA systems
  • Experience with VSD’s and communication protocols
  • Ability to do project documentation and reporting
  • Assisting field teams with installation, fault-finding, and troubleshooting
  • Ability to consult with clients and manage projects effectively
  • Experience with IIoT data acquisition and monitoring systems would be beneficial or someone with the aptitude to learn this.
  • Skills in sales and pricing, ideally within an NZ commercial projects context

Why Live in Blenheim?
Blenheim has a lovely lifestyle and is a relaxed place to live and enjoy a smorgasbord of local white wine options.

The weather is great in Blenheim, it is consistently one of the top contenders for sunshine hours in New Zealand.

You will have good access to the outdoors here.

For example, the Marlborough Sounds are just on your doorstep if you like boating, fishing, tramping etc. and the Kaikoura ranges are just down the road in the other direction.

Nelson is just an hour and 20 minutes away if you want to visit a nearby city too.

Further Information Available: I can provide further information about this Job and Company to give you more context too.

To Apply

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Phone: +64 4 595 4102
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