Intermediate Draughtsperson – Civil/Structural/Primary Electrical Design

Ergo Consulting Ltd is a successful, New Zealand professional services practice. Founded in 2003 and independently owned, we provide electrical, civil and structural engineering consulting services to the power and energy industry. We aspire to be New Zealand’s first choice provider of these services. Our clients include Top Energy, Northpower, Vector, Counties Power, Powerco, Wellington Electricity, Mainpower, Aurora, Powernet, the Ports of Auckland and Tauranga and industrial firms such as Fonterra and Ballance. We undertake a wide range of interesting and challenging projects involving the design of new or upgraded HV Substation facilities and infrastructure across NZ. We are “inspired, agile and genuine”. See

At Ergo, flexibility is critical to the way we operate. Our people contribute openly in an environment where bureaucracy is minimised and where an agile approach enables us to work effectively with our clients. We’ve invested in making remote working easy. We recognise everyone has a life outside work and that family time goes hand in hand with your career. 

Ergo is continuing to grow in staff numbers and reputation.  This growth has been on the back of significant growth in the power sector and our commitment to great engineering service.

We are now looking to reinforce our civil and structural team with an addition to our draughting team.  We currently have two very experienced senior designers who will guide by and support your development. The position is available in either our Auckland, Christchurch or Wellington offices.

You will have:

  • Someone with 4-10 years CAD draughting experience in structural detailing or electrical primary design, within the New Zealand Market.  Additional civil design skills would be an advantage.
  • 3D modelling skills in Revit, AutoCAD or Inventor
  • Having experience in Power Industry or industrial engineering works would be an advantage.
  • Someone who has a desire to develop a great career in cad design.

Responsibilities include:​

  • Producing high-quality drawings.
  • Guiding and developing our junior CAD designers.
  • Delivering successful project documentation and outcomes required to deadlines and budget.

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. wellbeing initiatives, fresh fruit basket
  • Health insurance, Life Insurance, Income Protection Insurance
  • Bonus award for gaining CPEng accreditation
  • Recognised by Engineering NZ as a Professional Development Partner (PDP),
  • Professional memberships paid
  • Study assistance
  • Employee owned
  • Professional and technical development opportunities
  • Stimulating and supportive social environment


If you are eligible to work in NZ, and are already working here, and have what we are looking for, then – Apply now with your CV and cover letter to

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