Distribution Network Controller (Hamilton)


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Do you have what it takes to control the operation of an electricity distribution system?

WEL Networks owns and manages the electrical lines network in Hamilton and the greater Waikato area. We provide a highly reliable electricity supply to over 90,000 homes and businesses. Our current staff complement of 255, working out of our modern purpose built complex in Te Rapa, provides a fully integrated electricity network management service which includes planning, design, delivery and operation.

We now require a person with the aptitude, attitude and experience to join our highly skilled team of Network Controllers to control the day to day operation of WEL's network using modern SCADA, Load Control, Outage and Distribution Management Systems.

  • The delivery of a safe and reliable electricity supply to our customers, in an efficient manner, whilst protecting the safety of our staff and community, will be your top priority
  • This is great opportunity for an experienced and suitably qualified person to become a member of our dedicated System Control team
  • Ideally, you will have sound industry knowledge of such issues as distribution protection, equipment loading capability and reliability performance criteria but excellent training will be provided to the successful candidate
  • Working on a 24-hour shift roster will require you to be flexible and a co-operative and a supportive team member. However, you will also have to be capable of working completely independently, sometimes under pressure
  • Other important attributes for success in this role are a focus on meeting customer requirements, the ability to prioritise, follow procedures and paying attention to detail
  • You will also need to will have a high level of computer proficiency, excellent numerical skills and a clear and confident verbal communication style
  • This is a 'real-time', think on your feet role and is varied and stimulating whilst also expanding your experience and expertise into network operations

WEL offers a competitive reward package and a supportive working environment.

Individuals who are ready to take this important next step in their professional careers are invited to submit an online application.

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WEL Networks
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