Jacobs Specialist Substations Primary Design Engineer in Wellington, New Zealand

Specialist Substations Primary Design Engineer


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientificservices including engineering, architecture, construction, operations andproject maintenance. Our clientportfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiplemarkets and geographies.

About the opportunity

With our power business in New Zealand growing and a local team that isexcelling in providing innovative electrical design solutions to our clients,we are actively seeking a Specialist Substations Primary Design Engineer, basedin our Wellington office. Your role will be to provide HV/EHV substationprimary detailed designs to clients in the power generation, transmission,distribution, and industrial HV sectors.

The backbone of our business centres on providing technical excellence.As the demand for new projects grows, so does the demand for cutting edgeskills. As a Specialist Substations Primary Design Engineer,thisis your opportunity to look for new and exciting projects to challenge andstretch your intellect and creativity. You will have the opportunity tohelp grow our Power business with our local and International clients.

About you

As a senior professional, you will be provided with the opportunity tolead, manage and expand our power and industrial business, particularly in thefield of Transmission Substation design. To excel in this role, you will needthe following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor degree in electrical engineering or equivalent degree and accredited with Institute of Professional Engineers NZ.

  • Specialist level experience preferred in primary systems design

  • Specialist level experience preferred in EHV transmission electrical engineering

  • Be a strategic thinker and have professional communication skills that influence outcomes and clients alike.

  • Effective project delivery capability.

  • Strong range of broad technical competency including an understanding of power systems, HV cabling, protection and secondary systems.

  • Strong work ethic, responsive attitude, professional rigour and ability to ensure projects are delivered on time, to budget and program.

This is your chance to be one of the leaders in the development ofJacobs’ business in the region, manage bid processes, win and deliver work andtake a primary role in coaching, mentoring and developing new and existingJacobs’ team members.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoingdevelopment opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that iscollaborative and inclusive. We believein collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local worksharing options.

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Please note: If you are beingrepresented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to beconsidered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


Primary Location New Zealand-New Zealand Countrywide-Wellington

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