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senior substation engineers in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia
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Our client is currently going through a growth phase which now provides the Adelaide power engineering job market several fantastic job opportunites with a leading employer. There are 4 x full time, permanent positions availble.

The Senior Substation Engineer is accountable to the Engineering Manager and is to provide professional engineering services, support, advice and lead design teams to produce substation designs and solutions both internal and external customers for the purpose of delivering a safe and reliable designs, supporting project outcomes within the project constraints – for example Safe Design, Australian Standards, corporate budget and risk.

A key working relationship with the Principal Substation Engineer is also required to support more complex projects (up to 275kV) to ensure optimal solutions.

These are lead positions, accountable to lead, mentor and guide multiple groups of designers and engineers in design and engineering activities.

The Senior Substation Engineer may provide professional engineering advice of Primary, Secondary, Automation, SCADA, Protection, Telecommunications and Line in the area of infrastructure, earthing, electrical interference, electrical design and integration of these systems in substations.

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Mechatronic/Mechanical Engineering, that will allow admission as Corporate Member of Institute of Engineers, Australia. (CPEng is desirable)
  • Specialised knowledge of distribution and transmission systems
  • Demonstrated experience of primary and secondary substation design/engineering at a senior level
  • Proven project management skills
  • A customer focused approach
  • Strong communication and people interaction skills
  • Self drive and motivation
  • Current SA Driver’s license

Candidates will need to be prepared to undertake a pre-employment medical/background and driving history checks.

This is an opportunity to join a progressive and supportive organisation with a highly desirable culture. This organisation is committed to developing the careers of its people and providing ‘a great place to work, which delivers great results’. This is an Adelaide based position with occasional travel locally. Interstate applicants are welcome and relocation assistance can be provided.

To apply online, please provide a cover letter and resume by clicking on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Clayton Colbert from Randstad in Adelaide, SA on 08 8150 7000. All applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

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