Senior Protection Engineer

Our client is a well known and respected Consultancy in the Power Industry design sector. This company is busy and growing and with this increased workload, they need to find a Senior  Protection Design Engineer, to join their team.

The job
This role will have you combining hands-on design work, load flow studies and the like, with assisting younger engineers in their learning and work.
In particular, you will:

  • Provide protection engineering advice and expertise to clients and peers
  • Meet with clients to discuss their needs and come up with solution concepts
  • Carry out testing and studies such as load flow, earthing, lightning protection, etc. as required
  • Assist in motivating, mentoring and training team members

As a Senior Protection Engineer, you’ll know what else is involved!

The person.
Our new Protection Engineer will be:

  • Degree or masters qualified in Electrical Engineering
  • Preferably be CPEng registered
  • Have at least 10 years Protection Engineering Design experience
  • Have experience in dealing directly with clients, understanding and solving their problems
  • Have excellent written and verbal English abilities
  • Have an understanding of and experience in the New Zealand Power sector

You will need to be keen to help others learn, patient and keen to lead a team – even if indirectly. 

On offer is the chance to join a growing and busy team in a friendly, open work environment. 
A competitive salary will be offered that will reflect your skills and experience.

If you are looking for new challenges, the chance to be involved in a growing business and the chance to pass on your skills and knowledge, let’s talk.

To apply for this position, click on the appropriate button below or for a confidential, discreet inquiry please call Daniel Hopkins on 0800 171 000 within NZ, +64 4 472 6558 internationally or email

Note: If this position is not quite right for you, please do contact us to discuss your next career move.