Electrical High Voltage (HV) Specialist / Tester


There’s never been a better time to be at AGL

It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector. A time of complex challenges and unprecedented opportunities.

At AGL we have the scale, resources and ambition to take the lead and make real the possibilities the future holds. We’re renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to make them more sustainable, reliable, affordable and useful for all Australians.

That’s what we call progress. To achieve it, we’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too.

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and help bring progress to life.

About the Role

The Electrical HV Specialist is responsible for hands-on delivery of engineering, maintenance and troubleshooting activities associated with electrical, instrumentation and hydraulic infrastructure across multiple AGL assets in our Hydro/Gas portfolio.

This role is also responsible for implementing and improving electrical facilities, components, equipment and systems. It supports generator compliance programs, site testing & commissioning, condition monitoring, troubleshooting as well as scoping and supervision of electrical projects.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Perform testing for generator compliance program (Protection relays, AVRs, governors and transducers)
  • Perform HV & LV condition monitoring testing (Tan delta, Sweep Frequency Response analysis and partial discharge)
  • Perform routine and breakdown maintenance (electrical, instrumentation and support for SCADA system)
  • Take a lead role in RCA investigation of failed electrical plant
  • Assist in the review of asset management planning and strategies
  • Provide engineering and technical support to internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide technical engineering support and scoping for assigned projects

About You

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Electrical license and High Voltage ticket, post-trade engineering diploma highly advantageous (but not essential)
  • Experience in HV testing and electrical condition monitoring activities on industrial sites (power / mining / oil & gas or similar)
  • Experience in commissioning and decommissioning
  • Knowledge on AS3000 wiring rule and regulation
  • A current unrestricted driving license is essential
  • Willingness to travel regionally and able to work autonomously in remote locations

About Us

It truly is an exciting time to be part of AGL Energy as we lead the way in generating sustainable energy solutions for all Australians.

With a heritage of over 175 years and listed in the top 50 companies on the ASX, AGL offers a genuinely diverse, safe and supportive work environment, where "actions not words" fosters a culture of achievement and personal development.

At AGL, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion, so we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Click the “Apply” button to submit your application.


There’s never been a better time to be at AGL

It’s an extraordinary time for the energy sector. A time of complex challenges and unprecedented opportunities.

At AGL we have the scale, resources and ambition to take the lead and make real the possibilities the future holds. We’re renewing and expanding our portfolio of sources and products to make them more sustainable, reliable, affordable and useful for all Australians.

That’s what we call progress. To achieve it, we’re bringing together people with unique stories, perspectives, and talent – and we need yours too.

At AGL, we believe progress is powered by our people. Let us empower you to make a positive difference and help bring progress to life.

About the Role

The Electrical HV Specialist is responsible for hands-on delivery of engineering, maintenance and troubleshooting activities associated with electrical, instrumentation and hydraulic infrastructure across multiple AGL assets in our Hydro/Gas portfolio.

This role is also responsible for implementing and improving electrical facilities, components, equipment and systems. It supports generator compliance programs, site testing & commissioning, condition monitoring, troubleshooting as well as scoping and supervision of electrical projects.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Perform testing for generator compliance program (Protection relays, AVRs, governors and transducers)
  • Perform HV & LV condition monitoring testing (Tan delta, Sweep Frequency Response analysis and partial discharge)
  • Perform routine and breakdown maintenance (electrical, instrumentation and support for SCADA system)
  • Take a lead role in RCA investigation of failed electrical plant
  • Assist in the review of asset management planning and strategies
  • Provide engineering and technical support to internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide technical engineering support and scoping for assigned projects

About You

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • Electrical license and High Voltage ticket, post-trade engineering diploma highly advantageous (but not essential)
  • Experience in HV testing and electrical condition monitoring activities on industrial sites (power / mining / oil & gas or similar)
  • Experience in commissioning and decommissioning
  • Knowledge on AS3000 wiring rule and regulation
  • A current unrestricted driving license is essential
  • Willingness to travel regionally and able to work autonomously in remote locations

About Us

It truly is an exciting time to be part of AGL Energy as we lead the way in generating sustainable energy solutions for all Australians.

With a heritage of over 175 years and listed in the top 50 companies on the ASX, AGL offers a genuinely diverse, safe and supportive work environment, where "actions not words" fosters a culture of achievement and personal development.

At AGL, we’re committed to diversity and inclusion, so we encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

Click the “Apply” button to submit your application.

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