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Protection Engineer

  • Work TypeFull Time - Permanent
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtCloses in 9 hours
    Published on 21 Apr 2021
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineer


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  • Job no: TJTY7

Protection Engineer

Tauranga / New Plymouth / Palmerston North

Are you looking for an opportunity to get diverse knowledge across the electricity distribution industry or are you looking for a new challenge in your career? We are offering a Protection Engineer or experienced Technician the chance to have challenging work as well as maintaining a work life balance. If you want to learn alongside experienced Engineers or you think you can bring something to the table we want to hear from you!

The Protection Engineer provides specialist technical plans, standards and advice on the development, maintenance and operation of Powerco’s electrical protection and control systems. If you have an analytical mind and enjoy problem solving this role in our Protection and Control Team may be for you.  

Key responsibilities include:

  • Investigation and analysis of protection related faults and protection operation;
  • Developing Powerco’s electricity network protection policies and standards;
  • Preparing development and renewal plans for Powerco’s protection and control systems;
  • Designing protection schemes to enhance and develop the network; and;
  • Providing technical supports to other Powerco teams in managing protection and control systems projects.

It is preferable that candidates have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering majoring in Power Systems
  • Proficient experience with load flows, short circuits and relay coordination calculations;
  • Experience in electricity protection systems design and analysis;
  • Experience in electricity protection primary and secondary testing; and
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

Applications close: Friday 7 May 2021

  • Closes in 9 hours - 07 May 2021
  • Published on 21 Apr 2021, 11:04 PM