Transmission Line Engineer Jobs

How to Enter

The role of a Transmission Line Engineer can be extremely dangerous. So, to secure a job as one in New Zealand, it’s highly recommended to have a Bachelor of Engineering or Engineering Technology in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or subjects that relate to power-supply, electricity disruption and networking.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Transmission Line Engineer can include any of the following:

  • Meeting with clients to determine electrical power, network and system needs
  • Liaising with local councils and Government officials
  • Planning and designing electrical power lines and network systems
  • Researching materials, equipment and designs for power generation and distribution
  • Creating budget reports of projected costs include bids for labour, materials and equipment
  • Creating mathematical models of network and system designs
  • Providing project updates to clients and other stakeholders
  • Ensuring all electrical grid develops are in line with regulatory and Health & Safety standards



Transmission Line Engineers can decide to move their career on by becoming more senior within their current field and oversee more complex projects or manage teams. Alternatively, they could also move on to consultancy-based roles for a specialist engineering firm.


Salary Range

32K – 100K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427