Graduate Engineer, Auckland
· Create a new energy future
· Launch your career at New Zealand’s largest distributor of electricity and gas
· Permanent position
Who we are
Vector is leading the transformation of the energy sector to create a new energy future; identifying and developing options that will provide value, choice and service for our customers and deliver sustainable shareholder returns. Vector has come a long way over the years. We’ve strengthened our connection to Auckland, and repositioned for the future. New Zealand’s energy future will be even more disruptive, more consumer oriented, more technology-enabled and more resilient. New energy technologies are improving and consumers are expecting more choice and control. The economy is progressively electrifying, starting with transport, the use of solar, wind and battery storage is becoming more viable and the need to transition to a low carbon economy is here. Encouraging and embracing diversity and inclusion is part of our commitment to making Vector and even better, more inspiring place to work. We believe that people perform best when they’re comfortable being their authentic selves at work and we embrace diversity as a powerful force for creativity and innovation.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for a recent electrical engineering graduate to start your career at New Zealand’s largest distributor of electricity and gas. Vector’s graduate programme is designed to ensure you get the most out of your first two years at Vector. You’ll be on rotation throughout the business, gaining experience in areas such as new energy technology, network planning, design, protection & control and you’ll get out of the office with our field service providers. We’ll assign you a mentor, look for additional learning and development opportunities to broaden your skills and you’ll have the opportunity to join a network of other young engineers here at Vector and within the industry.
Who we are looking for
Here, your strong communication skills, energetic and can-do attitude will hold you in good stead, as will a willingness to learn and develop in a changing and challenging industry. You will enjoy problem solving and working both independently and in teams.
We are looking for people with the following:
· A great attitude
· A recent degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Science with Honours
· An interest in power systems engineering, new energy technology
· Previous work experience (doesn’t have to be industry related)
*Applications are open to all New Zealand Citizens and New Zealand Permanent Residents only.
What we can offer you
Vector offers a culture that embraces productivity and integrity, encourages proactive thinking and rewards achievement. On offer is an exciting role within a dynamic company, and the opportunity to further grow your skills. A competitive remuneration package is available along with the opportunity to grow your career in an environment that places high emphasis on development. There is simply so much potential here – for our business and for your career... So make great things happen now by making the move to Vector.
Applications close 13th Jan 2019