Electrical & Civil/Structural Engineering Graduates – Chch, Wel & Akl

Opportunities to grow

As a medium-sized, NZ owned, consultancy with offices in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, Ergo deals with a wide range of electrical and civil engineering projects, giving you many opportunities to grow your skills quickly, with guidance from our experts.

Ergo’s work, in our electrical team, involves conceptual and detailed design, supported by software simulation or modelling, for high voltage transmission, power generation and distribution projects. Our civil and structural team provides general building analysis and design expertise across energy sector and for other projects in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

Graduate Development Programme

Over your first 4 years with us, our Graduate Development Programme will provide you with a comprehensive cross-company experience, underpinned by key learning opportunities to support and encourage your rapid development. You will also be assigned a mentor, an experienced engineer from within the business, who will help your development through your crucial early stages of career development.

Ergo - a recognized employer of choice

Ergo is recognized by Engineering NZ as a Professional Development Partner (PDP), signifying that we have demonstrated a strong commitment to developing our engineering staff and providing continuing support to the engineering profession.

Applications from final year Power System & Civil/Structural students

Ergo is now accepting applications from Final Year students, or from recent NZ graduates, for our Graduate Level Engineering positions for 2025 in:

  • Power System Design – specialising in high and medium voltage electrical design for power generation, transmission and distribution companies, and large electricity users. This work includes substation design, protection, renewable grid connection studies, network studies and earthing studies.
  • Civil & Structural Design – specialising in building and structural analysis for the energy industry.

These positions are available to students completing their final year of a Bachelor of Engineering and wanting to start their career off in a company committed to the development of Graduate Engineers.

To be considered for these roles you will need to have a minimum of a BE (Electrical), BE (Civil), BE (Structural/Civil) or be graduating in early 2025.

In addition you will need to:

  • have strong, but not necessarily top academic results – we are looking for well-rounded individuals
  • be a team player
  • have excellent communication skills in order to effectively interact with clients, suppliers, subcontractors and your colleagues – written and oral.
  • be an “active” learner
  • have a passion for engineering

These are permanent full time roles. A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful applicant.

Why join Ergo?

You will get the opportunity to join an enthusiastic team of like-minded professionals, working on interesting and challenging projects. There will be opportunities to grow and gain seniority as your skills develop. At Ergo we offer a healthy culture, an excellent reputation & strong pipeline of interesting work. With our commitment fostering your learning and development, we will support your career goals and provide opportunities for development.

We are an inspired team of professionals who enjoy our work and like to have fun!

Ergo is a great place to work where our people and their contributions are valued:

  • Flexible work practices
  • A well-stocked fridge with the makings for your lunch
  • Wellbeing benefits e.g. fresh fruit basket, social activities
  • Paid overtime
  • Health insurance, Life insurance, Income Protection Insurance
  • Parental leave
  • Recognised by Engineering NZ as a Professional Development Partner (PDP),
    Professional memberships
  • Study assistance
  • Employee owned
  • Professional and technical development opportunities
  • Stimulating and supportive social environment

If you have what we are looking for, then – Apply now – recruitment@ergo.co.nz (please specify your preferred location)

Application Process:

Applications close 28th March, 2024. The expected start date for these roles is January 2025 or possibly earlier for a recent graduate.

To apply:

  • Include a copy of your CV
  • Include a cover letter
  • Attach your most recent academic transcript

Note: Applications Close 28th March 2024

We will only make job offers following face-to-face interviews.

Applicants must be legally able to work in New Zealand and preferably graduated from a NZ University.

We are proud to be a recognised employer of choice by Engineering NZ as a Professional Development Partner.