Electrical Design Estimator - Hamilton
Hamilton, New Zealand
1d ago

About us

Northpower is an electricity and fibre network provider for Whangarei andKaipara, with more than 60,000 connected customers.

We also provide contractingservices to our partners other network owners and operators across the NorthIsland.

We have over1,300 staff working together across 13 locations to keep the power on and thelights going for our customers.

An exciting opportunity hasbecome available for a driven and commercially minded Design Estimator to joinour Design Team based in Hamilton.

You will be providing network and customerinitiated works design and tendering services in accordance with customerrequirements within the greater Waikato and Bay of Plenty region.

The Role

Reporting to the DesignEstimation Manager, you’ll be providing exceptional customer service to ourcurrent and potential clients at all times, face to face and through email andphone communication.

As a Design Estimator, you will :

  • Be responsible for design, pricing, planning and tender preparation for projects in the electrical distribution sector.
  • This could be LV, HV or underground depending on your experience.

  • Assess, develop and implement the most cost effective and efficient methodology and procedures; without compromising safety, environmental and quality requirements
  • Ensure peer reviews are completed prior to submission to ensure design and pricing is accurate and compliant
  • Ensure the handover of documentation and drawings to the Project team for works awarded to Northpower, is thorough and timely
  • Liaise with the project delivery team to ensure that they are fully aware of the scoped work requirements
  • Identify potential problems and / or delays and communicate proactively to clients and customers
  • Develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships with internal and external customers
  • What’sin it for you?

    A role with us willenable you to work within a diverse and collaborative team with a verysupportive leadership team. Some of the other benefits include :

  • Competitive pay package, full private use company vehicle and flexible working options
  • Relocation allowance if required and a good health and wellness package
  • Plenty of training and development opportunities for career progression
  • Working on multiple projects with a pipeline of future work
  • A tight knit group of team members who support each other’s growth
  • Aboutyou

    To be successful in this role, ideally you’ll have experience in scopingand estimating projects in either an electrical, utilities or constructionspace.

    You will need to be comfortable liaising with multiple people anddepartments, detail-focussed and able to see the bigger picture.

    Also, you willhave a great work attitude and willingness to be part of and work cohesivelywith other team members. You’ll also have :

  • Previous experience and knowledge of electricity distribution network and electricity regulations
  • Previous experience in electrical design and estimating is preferable.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Great computer skills with intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of working on a customer management system like SAP (preferable not essential)
  • Get intouch!

    If you possess a can-do attitude and love working in a fast-paced environment withina team, we’d love to hear from you. Head over to our careers website and search for #Req422 to apply!

    Due to current borderrestrictions, unfortunately applications from international candidates or thosewithout the right to work in New Zealand cannot be considered.

    Northpowerhas an in-house recruitment team who manage recruitment for all our vacancies. If you're interested in a role with us we would encourage you to applydirectly online to us, as we don't accept candidates via agency (unless therole is advertised by the agency at our request).

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