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07/02/2019

Power System Protection Engineers

What we offer

We provide an excellent, inspirational working environment, with 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.

  • Interesting projects working with a highly expert and motivated team
  • Offices based in Auckland or Christchurch with easy links to transport…and great coffee!
  • A friendly, professional work environment supported by great culture and staff benefits

Our Power System Protection Engineers are expected to deliver the following:

  • Power system analysis using tools such as DigSilent and ETAP.
  • Development of protection schemes.
  • Relay configuration.
  • Protection settings.
  • Protection reports.
  • Review of protection designs.

Inspired. Agile. Genuine.

Ergo Consulting Ltd is an independent professional services practice providing electrical engineering consulting services in the fields of power systems and control systems. At Ergo we aspire to be New Zealand’s first choice electrical engineering consultancy. 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.

We love engineering and design, and love sharing this passion with others. Doing a great job and getting it right is important to us. We have a reputation for being motivated, transparent and open. Our clients really matter to us, we take pride in our pro-active approach and our ability to deliver the right solution, move quickly and be responsive.

Our aim is to make work enjoyable and fulfilling while supporting professional and personal development.

Our Culture

Our Company culture and aspiration to be one of NZ’s best workplaces is what sets us apart. If we want good people who give their best, who are part of the team, enjoy their job and speak highly of the company then as a company we need to act in a way which promotes that behaviour. We will:

  • Inspire our people to contribute openly in an environment where bureaucracy is minimised and an agile approach to delivering quality solutions to our clients brings a high level of job satisfaction
  • Ensure the company is run on a sound basis with a view to providing enjoyable and sustainable work plus ongoing opportunities for professional development
  • Resource our people with the best tools for the job, whether it be comfortable chairs or up to date software
  • Recognise your family is an important part of who you are. Your family time and caring for your family go hand in hand with your career. We pay for overtime, including travel to sites.
  • Your career is important whether it continues at Ergo or at another company. We provide professional development and rejoice with you if you get a fabulous job
  • Laugh out loud every day and genuinely enjoy what each other has to offer

What We Are Looking For

Intermediate Engineers (3 plus years post-graduate)

We are searching for a self-motivated, technically capable engineer to join our protection team.

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

  • HV/MV Substation experience.
  • 3+ years post graduate protection engineering experience.
  • Be passionate about Engineering.
  • Be degree qualified (preferably from The University of Auckland or The University of Canterbury).
  • Possess excellent communication skills to effectively interact with clients, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Have an analytical approach to problem-solving.
  • Have an outgoing, friendly personality
  • Use initiative.

Senior Engineers -Technical Skills and Experience

In addition to the requirements above, Senior Engineers are expected to have/do the following:

  • 8+ years post graduate engineering experience.
  • Strong technical knowledge of specifications, standards and codes.
  • Lead technical discussions with clients to determine the optimal solution to meet their needs
  • Develop and review protection standards for clients and internal use.
  • Assist in motivating, mentoring and training team members

If you have the skills and experience for either of these roles please APPLY NOW via the SEEK website with a cover letter and CV

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as an electrical engineer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How many years of project management experience do you have?
  • Have you completed a qualification in engineering?

   

Apply Now

07/02/2019

Electrical CAD Draftsperson (Intermediate)

 

Our Newmarket office is keen to find an intermediate electrical CAD drafter to join our Power Systems CAD team. Your specialist skills, attention to detail and fast turn around time are pivotal to the success of our team.

Ergo Consulting Ltd is a NZ professional services practice providing electrical engineering consulting services in the fields of power systems and control systems. We undertake the design and project management of new and upgrade projects for clients internationally. Our aim is to make work enjoyable and fulfilling while supporting your ongoing development.

We are searching for a self-motivated, technically capable CAD draftsperson to join our team at an Intermediate level. You will need to be able to work autonomously, deliver accurately and on time, and we will provide plenty of opportunities for you to excel.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • a minimum of 3 plus years of electrical drafting experience,
  • to have an electrical background…maybe an electrician with drafting experience
  • to be happy in a role that is 100% CAD drafting
  • extensive experience using AutoCAD and be competent in reading electrical drawings
  • experience in a Design Consultancy would be an advantage
  • good communication skills in order to effectively and confidently interact with engineers and clients 
  • to be able to interact and communicate positively within a project team
  • an excellent eye for detail 
  • to be able to work hard and effectively manage workflows
  • to have an outgoing, friendly personality
  • to work efficiently and independently under pressure
  • a good sense of humour

Please note: Applicants must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this role

APPLY NOW via the SEEK website with a cover letter and CV

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Which of the following CAD software do you have experience with?
  • Have you completed a qualification in engineering drafting/engineering design?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Which of the following types of infrastructure project do you have experience with?

 

Apply Now

07/02/2019

Intermediate-Senior Structural Engineer

As a Structural Engineer, you will provide general structural analysis and project management expertise across the energy sector and other projects.

ABOUT ERGO:

Ergo Consulting Ltd is a successful, New Zealand owned independent professional services practice with offices in Auckland and Christchurch. Due to ongoing demand to provide civil and structural services for our energy sector clients Ergo is developing a new civil and structural engineering team.  The company has already secured an experienced team and is looking for individuals to join us and be part of our growth. 

The Ergo civil and structural team is intended to grow with the backing of existing energy sector workload and then will develop further works with our current network and new clients. 

At Ergo, our aim is to make work enjoyable and fulfilling while supporting the professional and personal development of our people. We are "Inspired, Agile and Genuine" – this is what makes us different. We provide security and an excellent working environment.

BENEFITS:

  • A new team with an opportunity to grow with the team
  • Fantastic team culture
  • Be supported by an experienced team
  • Career development opportunities
  • Established clientele; diverse project base
  • The rewarding remuneration package for the right individuals

ROLE:

As a Structural Engineer, you will provide general building analysis and project management expertise across the energy sector and other projects.

This is a client facing role, therefore, it's essential that you understand the importance of providing high-quality service to existing and new clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to grow your own engineering niche, with the backing of an existing workload.

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

  • New Zealand Experience required
  • Strong English communicator both written and verbal
  • Proven Structural experience within a consultancy
  • Washington accord Bachelors/Masters Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of NZ experience
  • Project and client facing experience
  • Experience in civil works, architecture or energy industry would be beneficial 

APPLY NOW via the SEEK website with a cover letter and CV

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a structural engineer?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Have you completed a qualification in structural engineering?
  • Do you have a current New Zealand driver's licence?

 

Apply Now

14/02/2019

Mentor - Civil & Structural Engineering

Ergo aspires to be New Zealand’s first choice provider of electrical engineering consulting services to infrastructure and industry. We have a reputation for quality engineering design and advice, working predominantly with public utilities in the energy industry. We are based in Newmarket but work with clients throughout New Zealand.

We have recently launched an in-house civil and structural team and are now looking for an experienced civil/structural engineer to provide technical mentoring. This part-time role would suit a retired, semi-retired engineer or an independent contractor keen to give back and share knowledge with younger engineers. We envisage a flexible working position, either on our permanent staff or as a contractor.

Currently still a small team, we are energetic and expanding steadily in pursuit of our strategic growth objectives. We already have some talented and ambitious young engineers. We want to optimize the team size and experience so that we can provide the best advice and solutions to our clients whilst at the same time developing the capabilities of the team.

If you can help, have 4-5 hours available a fortnight, like working with young engineers and want to keep in touch with the industry, give me a call and let’s talk about it over a coffee.

Steve Gaskin

021 137 2916 

The application form will include these questions:

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand?
  • Have you completed a qualification in civil engineering?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a structural engineer?

APPLY NOW via the SEEK website with a cover letter and CV.

Inspired. Agile. Genuine.

 

Apply Now

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.

 

 Email:  recruitment@ergo.co.nz

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