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Jacobs Lead Secondary and Protection Engineer in Wellington, New Zealand

Your Impact:

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 off shore 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:

The Transmission & Distribution (T&D) team require a Lead Secondary and Protection Engineer to manage and deliver consultancy engineering services in the fields of High Voltage T&D. This is an exciting time to join our highly regarded New Zealand business in Auckland, Christchurch, or Wellington, with the option to work flexibly, we hope to find the following skills and experience to contribute to our team:

  • Senior Electrical Engineer with well established High Voltage power transmission experience from an engineering consultancy or utility provider highly sought after.

  • Excellent capability in Secondary Systems design for T&D utilities.

  • Ability to design Protection and control schemes confidently and self guided.

  • Competent managing technical design packages and consultancy services.

  • Proactively engages with clients, managing tenders and proposals utilising professional report writing skills.

  • Relevant Electrical tertiary qualification.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s Network – find out more about our employee networks here (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity) .

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Māori and Pasifika peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews and Māori and Pasifika people are invited to nominate for a Whanau, family or cultural representative to participate on the interview panel, please let your recruiter know in your application.

If you require support or reasonable adjustments with regards to our recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .