Electrical Power Systems Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Power Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary: 120k - 200K + dependent on experience
Reference: 866172
Contact Name: James Foden
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2019 16:15

Job Description

Troocoo is currently seeking a Senior or Principal Power Engineer to join our client’s team located in Brisbane.
Our client is a global multi-discipline consultancy that has a diverse industry focus in sectors including Advanced Technologies, Renewables, Mining, Rail, Power, Water and Infrastructure supporting both government and private sectors.
Due to a significant increase in workload our client is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer with strong power systems experience.
The successful candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:
  • Reporting to the team leader.
  • Leading and training graduates and junior engineers.
  • Working in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to clients, energy providers and regulators.
  • Providing technical input to projects such as:
    • Establishing or modifying existing connections,
    • Power modelling using PSSE, ETAP, SKM PTW
    • Transient voltage studies using EMTP
    • Earthing Systems design and analysis
    • HV transmission and distribution design, study and layouts
    • Ensuing full compliance and safety are at the forefront of all decisions.
    • Developing transient voltage studies
  • Providing technical, professional and commercial oversight for engineering works undertaken within their market segments
The successful candidate will have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience as a power system engineer
  • Minimum 3 years working in a leading role
  • RPEQ or CPENG or the ability to obtain within 6 months is a must
  • Experience in the design and interfacing of complex powers systems and control systems for HV environments
  • Stipulating or integrating with control systems in an HV substations
  • Strong stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Ideally you will be familiar with some or all the following software system systems:
    • o SKM PTW
    • o ETAP
    • o PSSE
    • o EMTP
    • o CDEGS
  • Strong understanding of the local electricity rules and regulations.
  • In-depth knowledge of the NEM (National Energy Market)
  • A strong sense of urgency for solving complex problems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
You will be rewarded with a range of benefits including:

A global multi-discipline organisation that operates with a purpose of making a difference.
  • A values focused culture.
  • Flexible workplace
  • Team-centered work environment
  • Competitive rates based on your experience
  • Professional development and promotion opportunities
  • Equal Opportunity Employer
Please hit apply to register your interest or alternatively, for a confidential discussion around the role, company and requirements please contact James Foden – 07 3054 1147


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