Test Engineer

Has New Zealand been on your radar for a while?

New Zealand Skills in Demand are seeking qualified Test Engineers for roles in Christchurch.   

Their client is the fastest growing solar inverter company in the world.  By combining the power of solar energy with a unique high-tech approach to the industry, they make solar power systems productive, reliable, smart, safe and intelligent – simplifying installation and increasing the energy production of solar systems. Their microinverter system is profoundly changing the way solar systems function, and as a result, changing the solar industry itself.

They are building teams with highly talented individual contributors and leaders who envision, specify and launch next generation solar technologies.  Their work environment is fast-paced, fun, and full of exciting new projects.

The Role:

We are seeking a Test Engineer specializing in product testing and compliance.  This role will ensure that products developed or managed have been tested to agreed test plans and relevant national / international standards. This important role supports the Hardware Design Verification effort and will contribute to the business' best practice of ensuring efficient, safe and reliable systems, through regulatory compliance.


  • Using detailed knowledge of standards and industry best practices, engineering guides and testing disciplines towards the goal of standards compliance

  • Interfacing with Nationally Recognized Testing Labs (NRTLs) to coordinate regulatory testing

  • Gaining regulatory agency approvals for product by demonstrating product compliance with standards

  • Contributing to the effort to gain and maintain self-certification status

  • Contributing to the team effort by accomplishing related results as needed


What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering or Computer Science or the equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 5+ years recent experience in compliance testing of photovoltaic systems or power supplies in an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited environment.

  • Working knowledge of relevant standards: IEC/UL61010, UL1741, C22.2, CFR47 part 15, IEEE1547, EN50065, EN61730, IEC61000 series, IEC61683, IEC62116, EN50530, IEC 62109 series, AS/NZS4777 series and other relevant standards.

  • Working knowledge of National and International regulations.


NZ Skills in Demand help you by preparing you and your documents for the NZ marketplace, before putting you forward to willing and able employers at the RIGHT time. This negates the need for you to take a scatter-gun approach with your CV, or (in most cases) having to worry about flying to NZ for interviews. Best of all, they are a free service!


Get in touch with Ammar Yousef at NZ Skills in Demand today and get started on your journey. 

1. Email ammar@nzskillsindemand.co.nz with your CV

2. Fill out our free initial evaluation form for us to assess you eligibility for a NZ Visa.

3. Attend a Seminar or Webinar with This is New Zealand