Draughtsperson (Power Systems CAD)

Don’t miss this opportunity, working as part of our existing draughting team! 

AutoCAD experience essential.  Location, negotiable.


Tesla Consultants is an engineering consultancy offering specialist services to the electric power industry with offices throughout the country.  We are looking for a self-motivated Draughtsperson to support significantly increased client (major utilities) demand for our quality services on an ongoing basis.  The position is permanent, full-time and can be based in either Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington or Christchurch.

We offer a friendly and very flexible working environment.  You will be working as part of an existing draughting team and will receive a highly attractive remuneration package which will largely be dependent on your experience.  Tesla’s exceptionally low staff turnover is a good indication of our commitment to work/life balance. 

You will be working on both primary and secondary components of substation and power station design projects. 

Although a formal AutoCAD qualification from a recognised tertiary institution is highly desirable, we will consider applicants who possess the following:


  • 2-5 years of experience draughting in the New Zealand power industry
  • Competent with AutoCAD
  • A genuine interest in working in the electric power industry
  • Self-motivation and desire to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to produce high-quality drawings
  • Enjoy working in a team environment


Additional external or on-site training can be provided and there are great career path opportunities for those interested in electrical design. 

You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and have excellent written and oral English language skills.


If you feel you meet the above criteria, please email careers@tesla.co.nz to apply for this position or to request additional information.