Energy & Resource Officer

  • Company:
    New Zealand Army
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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What you will do

The Energy & Resource Officer is part of the wider Defence Estate and Infrastructure (DEI) team and will help deliver a fit-for-purpose and sustainable estate. The role is responsible for identifying, influencing and implementing improvements in the effectiveness and efficiency of energy supply and demand.

Some typical elements of this role are:

  • Supporting the design and delivery of new capital projects;
  • Lending your expertise and advising on a variety of energy sources such as electricity, natural gas, LPG, coal, wood pellets and diesel used within our camps and bases;
  • Understanding how each site is utilising its energy and other utilities;
  • Understanding all the assets that go along with utilities;and
  • Contracting additional expertise when required to conduct feasibility reports.
  • Working alongside the Director Sustainability, Northern and Central Energy & Resource Officers, as well as experienced delivery, asset and facilities management teams, you’ll develop an annual plan and longer-term plans that will lead the way for best practice in this area.

    The role supports Papakura Military Camp, RNZAF Base Auckland (Whenuapai) and the Devonport Naval Base. Regular travel to all three sites is a requirement of this role.

    What we need

    We are seeking a self-motivated individual with considerable technical knowledge of energy-related infrastructure and experience in energy management along with information analytics, particularly for energy and water demand in buildings, infrastructure and project delivery.

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential in this role along with particular skills and experience in influencing or negotiating positive outcomes and effectively managing and solving a range of complex issues.

    Who we are

    The Defence Estate is where our personnel live, work and train and comprises of 81,000ha of land, property and infrastructure assets valued at $4.7bn. As a team, Defence Estate and Infrastructure is responsible for developing and maintaining these assets to support military capabilities and outcomes. Our purpose is to deliver and manage a high quality, sustainable estate that supports our people now and in the future and maintains its natural values for all New Zealanders.

    NZDF wants your talent to help us achieve our goals and mission and deliver this exciting work programme. This is your opportunity to make your mark, adding value to a diverse and dynamic organisation. 

    Why Us

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs/opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with:

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  • Fully funded life cover up to $300,000;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Flexible working environment and positive culture;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.