Fault Management Analyst

Last updated 10 days ago
Location:Virginia
Job Type:Contract/Temp

Temporary, 18-month opportunity to play a central role in rapidly managing network incidents. Join a highly specialised Network Performance team.

  • Use the latest remote monitoring technologies and tools
  • Large to mid-size utilities organisation with a great reputation
  • Join a collaborative, supportive team who help keep the lights on in QLD
About the role

The purpose of the Fault Management Analyst is to provide services in the areas of Network Incident Management, Condition Monitoring and Network Performance reporting. This role is fundamental in providing rapid response incident management services for Powerlink’s Transmission and operational networks.

Working closely with the Power System Operations Control Centre and liaising with field maintenance teams you will have access to the latest remote monitoring technologies and information tools to assist you in providing real time analysis of faults with high voltage plant, control, protection and communications systems.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Management of network incidents including identification, receipt of advice, analysis, risk assessment, prioritisation, management of response, rectification and investigation activities.
  • Proactive communication with a variety of key stakeholders, to ensure effective information sharing and clear lines of command and control including operational information and technical advice/recommendations.
  • Remote gathering of data (disturbance records, protection relay information, substation control system data, plant specific monitoring data from intelligent electronic devices) and analysis to facilitate decision-making.
  • Undertake major incident coordination services including plant failures, post natural disaster rectifications, asset population issues and other complex and significant network incidents.
About you

Ideally, you will have experience working collaboratively within a technical team environment, preferably with operational risk and incident management knowledge in an electricity transmission and operational technology network environment.

In order to effectively achieve business outcomes within agreed timeframes, you will also have strong IT skills with the ability to analyse data, perceive connections and relationships, identify critical issues, and cognitively analyse a given situation.

You will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Electrical Engineering and extensive knowledge of high voltage plant, secondary systems and communications equipment.
  • Extensive electricity supply industry experience in substation maintenance and operations.
  • Experience in the operation of electricity transmission and operational technology networks.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of electricity transmission network plant and associated equipment maintenance practices.
What next?

If this sounds like you, and you are interested in joining a supportive, collaborative team, we encourage you to submit an application by clicking "apply now". Applications close 5:00pm Monday 25th May 2020.

Applications close on Sunday, 27th September 2020 at 11:59pm.

Please contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@powerlink.com.au if you have any questions about the opportunity.

About Powerlink

Powerlink and its predecessor companies have been helping to keep the lights on in Queensland for more than 50 years – powering the State’s economy and enriching lifestyles. Our people strategy is focused on balanced leadership, values diverse backgrounds and fosters a culture of inclusion.

At Powerlink, we are an equal opportunity employer and proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women. We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.