Principal Electrical Design Engineer

Flexible Location (NZ)

Are you looking for a senior leadership opportunity within a growing team that focuses on quality and fun? If so, you will enjoy working at Edison.

Edison endeavours to be the best consultancy business to work for. We support individuals while cultivating an inclusive team culture. We want to enable your success within our team’s success. This means we go the extra mile for our people.

We have a family feel at Edison. We’ll make you feel welcome and part of the team. As part of the close-knit fit, we tailor roles and responsibilities to create win-wins. We want you to enjoy your work, to be inspired to strive, and to create great outcomes for our clients.

Location is flexible - may be based anywhere in NZ.

What we offer you

  • Senior leadership opportunity with loads of flexibility
  • Medical insurance and a competitive salary
  • Variety of interesting and challenging projects
  • Projects that are making a difference to NZs HV electricity sector

Our business

Edison is a trusted partner to the energy sector, delivering exciting and varied projects and services across the electricity supply industry. We are known in the industry as a company that steps up and gets the job done with practical, workable solutions. As a friendly, helpful bunch of committed engineers, we have developed a relaxed family culture that offers flexible working, and plenty of professional and personal development opportunities.

For more than 25 years our team and culture have been key ingredients of our success and the reason why engineers choose Edison. Our people have diverse perspectives, knowledge, and varied experience. We believe that having a diverse team of people with different backgrounds, experience and capability working together is one of our strengths.

Do you have what it takes to succeed?

We are looking for a Principal Electrical Design Engineer to join our friendly team.

As Principal Design Engineer, our team will rely on you for project guidance and support. We want your skills and experience to grow, and we’ll facilitate this through formal training, mentoring, and a wide range of design projects.

The team and projects will rely on your knowledge, and your knowledge will grow through interactions with the team and projects.

You should have:

  • Significant electrical design engineering experience, specialising in substations, secondary, and/or protection.
  • Washington Accord bachelors degree or higher.
  • CPEng
  • Demonstrated ability to run complex design projects effectively and efficiently.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Relevant software systems skills.
  • The ability to sustain and grow effective business relationships.
  • An analytical approach to problem-solving.
  • An eye for detail and able to use your initiative.
  • Experience working in a consultancy environment (preferred).
  • A passion for electrical engineering.

If you have an excellent reputation in the electrical design field and are looking for a rewarding career move, then we want to hear from you.

We know that some people may only apply for a role if they meet all the criteria listed above. If you share our passion for enabling a sustainable energy future for Aotearoa, we encourage you to apply if the role aligns to your strengths and interests and you are looking for a rewarding career move.

Location is flexible - may be based anywhere in NZ.

If you would like to know more or have a chat, please don’t hesitate to call Tani Hansen, People and Performance Manager, on 027 701 9592.