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Principal/Senior Electrical Engineer - South Island

Ergo is a New Zealand employee-owned consultancy established in Auckland in 2003. We provide services to power generation, transmission and distribution companies, government departments and agencies, regional and district councils and organisations engaged in the primary industries sector.  Our aspiration is to become New Zealand's first choice provider of electrical engineering consultancy services for infrastructure and industry.

The expansion of our client base in the South Island has led to us establishing an office in Christchurch. We are now looking to appoint an experienced electrical engineer to lead this office and to work with our existing team to build our business in the South Island.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • a senior or principal engineer or technical specialist with at least 10 years' experience in the NZ power industry
  • born and raised in Canterbury and/or already working in the region
  • known and respected in the power industry and related fields in the South Island
  • experienced as a project manager and potentially also in managing and leading teams of electrical engineers
  • keen to take responsibility and to take the next step in their career
  • someone who will flourish in the Ergo environment

This is a permanent full time role. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant.

If you are interested, please send us a copy of your CV complete with a covering letter and details of your academic qualification. 


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Senior Engineer - Power Systems

  • Interesting projects working with a highly expert and motivated team

  • Based in Newmarket with easy links to transport…and great coffee!

  • Enjoy a friendly, professional work environment supported by great culture and staff benefits 

Applications are invited for the above position in our Newmarket office. This is a senior Engineering position (minimum 8 years' experience). 

Ergo Consulting Ltd is an independent professional services practice providing electrical engineering consulting services in the fields of power systems and control systems. Our clients are predominantly in the industrial and infrastructure area. Ergo undertake the design and project management of new and upgrade projects for clients around NZ and off-shore. Our aim is to make work enjoyable and fulfilling while supporting professional and personal development. 

We are searching for a self-motivated, technically capable person to join our engineering team. We will provide an excellent working environment, which will provide plenty of opportunities for the right candidate to excel. The diverse range of our projects provides exposure to and responsibilities in different aspects of electrical engineering across multiple industries.


To be considered a strong candidate for this role you will need to:

  • Have HV/MV Substation detailed design experience. Power system analysis experience with ETAP/DigSilent would also be beneficial.

  • Be passionate about Engineering.

  • Be degree qualified (preferably from The University of Auckland or The University of Canterbury).

  • Have 8+ years post graduate engineering experience.

  • Have a strong technical knowledge of specifications, standards and codes.

  • Possess excellent communication skills in order to effectively interact with clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Have an analytical approach to problem solving.

  • Have an outgoing, friendly personality

  • Be committed to high quality detailed designs that leave no questions unanswered.

  • Have the ability to use initiative. 

This is a permanent full time role. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant.

 To apply, please send us a copy of your CV complete with a covering letter and details of your academic qualification.


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Benefits of working at Ergo


Not only do you get to work in a great team, and be involved in a variety of work, Ergo are committed to ensuring employees are well looked after; including some of the following benefits:

 - Great location in Newmarket

 - Medical Insurance

 - Income Protection Insurance

 - Professional Memberships paid for (i.e. IPENZ)

 - Formal Graduate Development Programme

 - Food provided to make your own lunch, healthy afternoon tea provided, and fruit basket



If you think you have something special to offer, send us your CV, along with a cover letter outlining who you are, your experience, and what you think you can add to the Ergo team.



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