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Designer/Estimator

  • Coromandel, Waikato, New Zealand
  • Paeroa, Waikato, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent
  • Secure your career with a leading NZ utilities services company
  • Competitive salary, reputable business, holistic benefits
  • Ongoing technical training and career development

 

About Downer Energy:

Downer Energy work with some of New Zealand’s largest asset owners and energy providers to maintain their critical networks and assets across the country and connect every community in cities, rural heartland, and industry. Our whole-of-life approach creates positive outcomes for all New Zealanders as we help to reduce carbon emissions, optimise energy and build a better Aotearoa. 

This is a time of growth for us to add more value to our customers and opportunities for our people in the dynamic Energy sector. There are more than 500 of us in the Energy team and we are committed to being kaitiaki – guardians of New Zealand’s future.

 

About the role:

Based in Coromandel or Paeroa and reporting into the Design & Projects Manager, you will be working on one of our long-term electricity distribution agreements. The Designer / Estimator will be part of a team responsible for the delivery of Customer Initiated Works (CIW) assigned projects. Your primary role will be to provide design and pricing solutions for the network including overhead lines, underground transformer and substations. In addition, you will also get out in the field for customer site visits and manage your own small projects.

 

About you:

Knowledge of electricity distribution requirements is essential. You will also offer design nous and commercial costing skills. You could be an experienced Line Mechanic / Cable Jointer / Electrician etc. with an interest to expand your career into design, or an experienced designer/estimator in the power distribution industry ready to hit the ground running. It is ideal if you can also offer:

  • Design and pricing experience
  • Strong MS Office skills
  • Knowledge of legislation and ability to work within industry standards

As a natural communicator, you will enjoy liaising with our customers to ensure your designs meet specifications, on time and within budget. To ensure we offer quality design solutions we look for technical expertise, customer centric solutions, collaboration and a commitment to delivering deadlines.

 

We Offer:

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience.  This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment.  We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation.

 

Perks & Benefits

Match your loyalty, excitement and passion for high quality service with ours and we will reward you with a competitive remuneration, extensive training and development to help you to enhance your skills, advance your career along with great employee benefits too!

  • Leadership Pathway Development Programs
  • Dedicated Learning and Development team
  • We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements
  • A heavily subsidised membership to our Community Trust Partner that enables you and your family access to healthcare benefits, discounted access to over 150 holiday homes in great locations across New Zealand.
  • Special rates and discounts through our partners across Healthcare, Gyms, Banking and Insurance
  • Working for an organisation that not only works on building better stronger communities but within those communities; where we offer training and meaningful work, through our Corporate Social Outcomes team

 

This is a great time to join the Downer team!

  • If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click ‘apply’. The reference number for this role is 597074.
  • Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.
  • Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.
  • Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

 Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

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