Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Last updated 8 days ago
Location:Virginia
Job Type:Full Time

Provide expert advice to stakeholders and take on a technical leadership role in substation primary electrical design, delivering value to Queensland customers.

  • Expand on your utilities expertise as you design delivery for high voltage electricity.
  • Join a medium-to-large utilities company with a strong vision for the future of energy.
  • Play a key role in exciting projects, including renewables and battery storage.
About the role

In this permanent Senior Electrical Design Engineer position you will establish yourself as a technical leader and provide advanced, expert level support to both Powerlink and external customer projects. As the SME within the Electrical Design space, you will be they vital link between a variety of internal and external stakeholders, taking on a customer-oriented approach.

We have a number of interesting projects that you play a key role in, including wind farm and solar farm connections and battery storage, as well as regulated plant network projects, and your role will see you covering all project phases from concept through to commissioning and maintenance, ensuring compliance with all legislated requirements for Safety in Design.

You will also support, coach and train the Primary Electrical Design Team to enhance the capability of the Team, the Group and the Corporation.

About you

You are a recognised expert in Substation Electrical Design and associated engineering, supported by a relevant degree level qualification in Electrical Engineering and ideally an RPEQ in a relevant field of expertise.

With significant experience in HV (preferably 110kV and above) primary electrical infrastructure design, you have expert knowledge and design capability in substation HV plant and plant configuration, and extensive knowledge of substation construction and maintenance practices.

You have advanced technical specification and technical report writing skills, and a demonstrated ability to coach and mentor junior team members.

Your approach is customer-oriented and solution-focused, and your fit-for-purpose methods allow you to consistently deliver a sustainable and cost effective outcome.

What next?

We look forward to getting to know you, so please take some time to submit your resume and a cover letter telling us about yourself and how you can add value to our project delivery team.

Applications close on Sunday, 25th October 2020 at 11:59pm.

Please contact our Recruitment Team if you have any questions about the opportunity or for a copy of the position description.

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.