Design Planner

Challenge yourself in a great company that will allow you to use and develop both your technical and design skills!

About WEL Networks

At WEL Networks, we’ve been providing a highly reliable electricity supply to the Waikato for 100 years. Based in Hamilton, we play an essential role in the region’s development by delivering innovative energy solutions, which enables our communities to thrive and keep the lights on 24 /7. We provide a fully integrated electricity network management service which includes planning, design, delivery and operation.

The Role

Joining our Works Planning team, reporting to the Works Planning Supervisor, you will support the reliable, efficient and safe operation of our distribution network by providing specialised technical advice, and structured planning for the construction and maintenance of our assets.

You will provide conceptual and detailed design solutions for electricity supply infrastructure, structured planning support, and technical guidance within the WEL Services group. You will support the effective use of technical information, liaising and engaging with a variety of stakeholders including field staff, customers and wider team members.

Skills & Experience

  • An appropriate technical qualification – electrical trade qualification, NZCE equivalent, or equivalent experience

  • Five years’ experience in the distribution network environment – knowledge of the WEL distribution network would be an advantage

  • A proven commitment to safety in your work

We look after our people, and provide a great range of staff benefits, including fully funded medical insurance and life insurance.  We will help you with relocation expenses if you are moving into the Waikato.

If you feel this role is a good fit for you, please submit an online application at – where you can also see a detailed position description.

Permanent - Full Time

Job no: JZFP914664

Location: Hamilton

Closing Date: Friday, 29 November 2019