Ben has 5 years’ experience in New Zealand’s power industry working as a Power Systems Engineer. With a strong focus on secondary design, Ben has become proficient in SCADA design systems and automation. Previous work has included designing and staging RTU upgrades within substations and power stations, detailing transformer replacements at key sites around New Zealand and providing onsite commissioning support for SCADA and RTU replacements for Transpower. He has also worked on the DNP3 migration project for Transpower and provided testing support for the Remote Systems and Modelling Team in Hamilton.
Ben is currently working as a secondary designer on Transpower’s 33 kV outdoor to indoor conversion projects which aim to replace ageing outdoor switchgear with new indoor switchgear buildings.