Associate Project Manager - Electricity Transmission


Location: Taranaki, Waikato

Job Type: Full time


Ko te take ka parekareka e koe ki te mahi ki kōnei | Why you will enjoy working here

Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful. We offer:

  • Free access to Marram health care benefits and discounted holiday homes
  • Internal promotion encouraged, training and development on offer
  • Discounts for Samsung, Repco, PB Tech, Gym memberships and more!
  • A vehicle provided + free parking onsite.

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Te kōwhiringa | The Opportunity

Downer Energy work with some of New Zealand’s largest asset owners and energy providers to maintain their critical networks and assets across the country. Our whole-of-life approach creates positive outcomes for all New Zealanders as we help to reduce carbon emissions, optimise energy, and build a better Aotearoa. There are more than 500 of us in the Energy team and we are committed to being kaitiaki – guardians of New Zealand’s future.

The purpose of the Associate Project Manager role is to manage assigned electricity transmission projects to specification, quality within budget and within agreed timeframes. As part of the role, you will manage variations, procurement of project-related materials and equipment as well as financial planning, including progress claims and reporting. You will also lead by example, driving Zero Harm through operational excellence.

Based in either Taupo or Stratford, this is a fulltime permanent opportunity with travel required to project sites.

Nga pūkenga matua | Important Skills

  • Project Management experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills including MS Project
  • Practical knowledge of engineering design standards
  • Sound commercial acumen
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

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Me pēhea ki te tono | How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click Apply Now to submit your application! The reference number for this role is 600425

We are committed to a safe working environment for everyone - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test, medical and a Ministry of Justice check prior to starting employment. If you need support with this requirement, please talk to our team.

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