Yangkon Kim (known as YG) has joined Edison as a CAD Draughtsperson. He has 11 years experience in electrical, instrumentation and controls engineering with a focus on thermal power generation and integrated steel mill projects in South Korea. After moving to New Zealand in 2017 he studied electrical engineering, furthering his knowledge of New Zealand power systems and gaining valuable insight into New Zealand standards. YG has been involved in the basic and detailed design of the hydro power and dams’ electrical and control systems and upgrading for the Karapiro intake gate control system.
As a former electrical designer, YG has also been responsible for the design of a diverse range of industrial and commercial low voltage switchboards, distribution boards and control cabinets.
During weekends YG likes to play basketball or soccer with his sons.