Electrical Engineer - Power Systems


Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions for our clients across regions and markets. We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on projects across a range of markets, in locations worldwide.

Aurecon employs inspirational and energetic people. We aim to recruit and retain the best talent and we are committed to unleashing the potential of our people by challenging them with interesting work, and giving them the support and autonomy they need to achieve their goals.

We are looking to appoint a junior to intermediate level Industrial Power Systems engineer to work in our Gladstone office. You will become a valued member of a large and growing team, supporting a wide variety of Clients on projects within our Resources and Manufacturing Services Unit.

Reporting through the Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls discipline structure, the position’s key focus will be to;

  • Support the electrical team to undertake all manner of project work, such as;
    • General power system studies across a wide range of industries – industrial, commercial, rail, utility planning
    • Earthing design and analysis
    • HV detailed design (switchboard design, protection schemes, motor control etc)
  • Search for innovative ideas and concepts to further improve delivery processes for the business
  • Follow regulatory, company and client design standards and requirements

The ideal candidate will have experience with a number of different aspects of power system engineering, such as:

  • 2-6 years post-graduation experience in a role focussing on power system analysis
  • Contributing to power system studies and related business development activities
  • Knowledge of SKM Powertools (preferred). Experience with ETAP, CDEGS or Paladin DesignBase will also be advantageous.
  • Some knowledge and involvement with project pre-feasibility and feasibility studies.
  • Exposure to CAPEX/OPEX and lifecycle budget development would be advantageous.
  • Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualification within the Electrical discipline and preferably chartered or working towards chartered status
  • The ability to bring innovation to complex problems
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives at appropriate times
  • Self-motivated and hard-working with a desire to push the envelope in innovation

We are committed to fostering a culture that empowers our people, promotes teamwork and embraces sustainability. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding position in a forward thinking organisation, and you feel you have the relevant skills required, please apply now with your detailed resume as well as current and expected salaries. Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer and provides flexible working arrangements through an innovative “Yesflex” program. Please apply now using the below link.

Advertised: 06 Feb 2018 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 02 Mar 2018 E. Australia Standard Time

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