Senior Renewable Energy Engineer

Work with a team of experts with over 100 years of combined experience | WFH | Competitive salary package

Your new company

A forward-thinking engineering consultancy based in Melbourne-Australia, dedicated to support shaping the future of sustainable energy. With a deep understanding of transmission networks, HV substation and transmission line design, electrical design of u ti lity scale BESS, solar farms and windfarms, grid connection requirements and commissioning, they are committed to empowering their clients to navigate the complexi ti es of grid connection, renewable generation, and transmission infrastructure development.

Your new role

Due to recent successes, the organisation is experiencing rapid growth and is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer – Primary and Senior Electrical Engineer to join the Engineering and Commissioning team. Your mission is to provide expert electrical engineering services to support your clients throughout every phase of their project, including concept design, detailed design, technical due diligence, owner's engineer roles during design, construction, commissioning, and ongoing operations and maintenance. In this pivotal role, you will engage in a diverse range of projects and activities, including:

  • Concept to Detailed Design: Lead the development of efficient and constructable electrical systems design (HV primary, secondary, MV recalculation, etc.) with a particular focus on HV substations, solar farm, windfarm, and BESS electrical balance of plant.
  • Technical Reviews: Review and develop technical specifications, bill of materials, design reviews for compliance with relevant standards, lead safety in design and constructability reviews.
  • Project Development & Delivery: Participate in project development and delivery activities. Support the tendering and procurement activities. Provide technical guidance and support to the delivery teams during construction.
  • Commissioning Support: Collaborate on commissioning and compliance activities, ensuring seamless project execution.
  • Project Coordination: Manage design and engineering activities to meet project timelines and budgets effectively

What you'll need to succeed

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in HV electrical engineering, particularly in substations and renewables Balance of Plan design, with a preference for local energy infrastructure experience.
  • Strong knowledge of the HV energy network, electric power transmission, distribution systems, design standards, and protection/control systems in substations.
  • Familiarity with design development, review processes, and testing and commissioning activities for electrical substations. Experience in utility-scale solar or wind farms is a plus.
  • Suitable for registration with Engineers Australia.
  • Proficiency in technical report writing and clear presentation of findings

What you'll get in return

  • Expertise Sharing: Join a vibrant team with over 100 years of combined experience in the power system industry, providing you with invaluable knowledge and exposure to unique projects and emerging industry trends.
  • Supportive Environment: Experience a nurturing and career-enriching work environment that values work-life balance and employee well-being, including work from home options.
  • Professional Development: Provide funding and support for Engineers Australia membership, ensuring continuous growth in your career.
  • Convenient Location: Melbourne CBD office.
  • Competitive package: Market competitive salary benefits, relocation assistance, training, and development program

What you need to do now

If you're interested in learning more about this opportunity, please feel free to reach out to or call Gayasha on 0431970604

LHS 297508


Job Type
VIC - Melbourne CBD
$170,000 - $190,000 + Super + Bonus
Closing date
26 Feb 2025

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Gayasha Geevindie, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Melbourne
Level 21, 360 Collins Street,

Telephone: 0431970604

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