Senior Electrical Engineer

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Brisbane, Newcastle
Job Type:Full Time

Due to continued business growth, Downer’s Industrial and Resources division is now seeking to appoint a Senior Electrical Engineer .

Reporting to the Lead Engineer and based in our Brisbane office, this position is responsible for the design management and successful delivery of electrical engineering outcomes for infrastructure projects within the Region, Nationally and Globally.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Project Design Management – by way of accurate workload forecasting, identify and allocate resources as per project requirements;
  • Assist the end to end tender process through to submission ensuring financial and technical accuracy and meeting client deadlines’;
  • To ensure project compliance to industry and company QA systems and regulations within the Electrical Engineering space;


  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering ideally, but will consider diploma qualifications in electrical engineering;
  • Electrical trade qualifications and experience highly regarded;
  • Proven capability in Design Management;
  • Strong leadership capability with solid interpersonal skills to motivate and develop your team members;
  • Widespread skills and knowledge in electrical design, fault finding and commissioning within resources industry (transport experience will also be highly regarded);
  • Significant understanding in Safety in Design Principals;
  • Experience in preparing estimates for engineering design works and the capability to work safely in an industrial electrical environment;
  • The willingness to work as a part of a team as well as being self-motivated to work autonomously and to ensure you get a job done.


  • A challenging and diverse organisation and client portfolio, where your skills and experience will be utilised daily to create a better Engineering designs.
  • An organisational culture where your opinion is encourage and valued and where your thoughts can make change.
  • A large organisation where you can develop progress your career.

Please email for further information. Applications sent via email will not be accepted.

Downer is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where they encourage females and indigenous people to apply.