Control Room Operator

Job title : Control Room Operator
Location : Levin
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Juanel van Jaarsveld
Job reference : JV71999

Our client is an Electricity Distributor that owns and operates the electricity lines and assets in the Kapiti and Horowhenua districts and its core business is to manage the network in a safe and reliable manner and due to an internal move is on the search for an experienced Control Room Operator.


In this role you will be responsible for the safe operation of the electrical network under both normal and fault conditions and ensuring those working on the network is doing so safely. In addition, you will be responsible for creating and reviewing of the switching schedules, post outages reports and reliability performance data.


Other key responsibilities include:

  • Real time operation of the electrical network by applying operating policies and procedures

  • Coordination of supply interruptions for routine maintenance

  • Monitor and control of the network to ensure a reliable supply

  • Direct field staff and operators in the rectification of supply interruptions during incidents and major events

​This is a key role within the business and requires someone with at least 3-5 experience in a similar role within the Power Industry or related technical industry.

Other key requirements include:

  • Related Electrical qualification

  • Experience with Distributed Energy Resource management

  • Experience with ADMS Control systems is advantageous (e.g., Milsoft,PowerOn/Fusion GE or Schnider)

  • Understanding of protection & automated systems

​You will have strong interpersonal skills and an ability to deal with people at all levels. You will enjoy a challenge, be able to think logically and succeed in delivering your objectives. You will need to fit in and contribute to a vibrant community and enjoy the great outdoors that this part of New Zealand has to offer.


In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary that includes medical insurance. Working normal office hours, you would also be required to take part on the on call roster which does include an on call allowance.


If this role sounds like it is for you and you would like more information, please give Juanel a call on 04 471 6985 or email your profile to juanelvj@roblawmax.co.nz quoting the job reference number JV71815