Jacobs Lead Secondary and Protection Engineer in Wellington, New Zealand
It is an exciting time to be part of the energy transition at Jacobs as our Energy and Power business continues to experience rapid growth. We are working with established clients across the globe to deliver the Energy Transition. From major renewable energy projects to high voltage direct current inter country interconnectors and offshore grids, we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build a cleaner and more resilient energy future.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Our growing New Zealand Transmission & Distribution (T&D) team is seeking a Lead Secondary and Protection Engineer to play a crucial role in managing and delivering consultancy engineering services in the field of High Voltage T&D. This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly regarded Energy & Power team located in Auckland, Christchurch, or Wellington, with flexible work options available. We are looking for those interested in the following responsibilities which will contribute to our diverse and dynamic team:
Provide High Voltage power transmission consultancy services with a core focus on utilities.
Manage and deliver the design of Secondary Systems for T&D utilities.
Effectively manage large scale technical design packages and consultancy services.
Proactive engagement with clients, including the management of tenders and proposals, and delivering professional reports.
Passionate about contributing to the field of Transmission & Distribution.
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