Senior Network Design Estimator
Top Energy Ltd
Kerikeri, New Zealand
1d ago

Top Energy has operations throughout the Far North. The Company is owned by a power consumer trust and employs staff in Geothermal Generation and Electricity Distribution.

We are seeking a Senior Network Design Estimator responsible for developing detailed designs, costings, construction plans and field work packages for complex customer driven network extensions, network maintenance and capital projects that meet Top Energy statutory compliance, internal procedure and customer service level expectations.

They will also ensure that all deliverables meet their agreed technical and commercial performance objectives.

This position will report to the Estimating Team Leader and will be based at our Kerikeri or Kaitaia office.

Key areas of focus will be to :

  • Develop the scope of work, design and construction plans for customer-initiated projects
  • Review and confirm the scope of work and design for maintenance and capital work
  • Conduct site inspections, survey, mapping and research as required
  • Compile accurate job costings and field work packs for Internal and external work
  • Liaise with Network and Contracting teams during work pack development
  • Respond to requests for information and actively resolve any issues
  • To succeed in this role, you will have at least five years' technical experience within the electricity distribution industry, ideally with overhead and underground distribution system design and costing experience or a relevant tertiary qualification.

    The ability to produce, read and understand diagrams using GIS software is essential. An intermediate skill level in MS Office products is required, along with holding a full current NZ Driver Licence and proficiency in SAP is preferred.

    A geographic knowledge of the Far North region would be an advantage along with experience using AutoCad or similar software.

    Additional skills and attributes you will have :

  • Health and Safety focus
  • Leadership
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal)
  • Customer Service focus
  • A high level of precision and attention to detail
  • We have a Drug and Alcohol Workplace Policy. Before any offer of employment is made, the short-listed candidate(s) will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical check which will include a drug and alcohol test.

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