• Type: Permanent
  • Job #140

Working closely with State and Discipline Leads, you will be delivering primary substation design projects working with Arcadis Australia Power Team meeting high quality standards and drive technical excellence in the team. Bring engineering capabilities to preliminary and detail design of high voltage primary electrical plant including substations, power engineering stations, windfarms and solar farms.

Role accountabilities:
The main responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing and reviewing engineering deliverables including complex reports, proposals, presentations, and drawing packages with the Brisbane Power Team.
  • HV transmission and distribution substations primary electrical design: layout design, specification of plant, coordination of civil design.
  • Earthing system analysis and design.
  • Taking personal responsibility for the preparation of detailed engineering documentation and leading the engineering effort for project including providing technical and performance oversight for members of the power team.
  • To manage selected projects, project task/responsibilities as assigned, and/or design processes (or parts of projects) to meet agreed budget, quality and timeframe targets.
  • To deliver fully documented designs to meet Client objective and Arcadis quality system requirements.
  • To develop the technical competency of direct reports/ junior team members and ensure application of relevant international and Australian standards and engineering knowledge in various projects.
  • Record man-hour charges accurately into weekly timesheets and ensure correctness of project and non-project man-hour charges.
  • Proactively manage selected projects (or components of projects), take responsibility for resource allocation, manage subcontractors, manage the production of analysis and design (including drawings and reports), ensure the integrity of the overall design (in collaboration with other design disciplines), quality assurance and client feedback.
  • Resource and develop skills and knowledge base of more junior engineers assigned on projects.
  • Liaise with Project Manager, BIM Manager and BIM Coordinators assigned to projects.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • At least 20 years’ experience in substation primary design, preferably in a consulting environment.
  • Consulting experience in power projects in Australia is preferred.
  • Experience in the production of CAD documentation to Australian Utility Standards and other international design standards.
  • Experience in utility processes from concept stage to construction and as-built drawings will also be beneficial.
  • Graduate of Bachelor of Technology/ Science in Electrical Engineering from recognized University.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent mathematical skills applied in engineering calculations.
  • Organizational skills and proactive approach in project management.
  • Ability to provide solutions to technical problems.
  • Ability to lead, with good influencing, motivating and delegating skills.
  • Actively continue to develop technical knowledge and new emerging technology through regular CPD training.
  • Professional registration with any leading engineering body such as Engineers Australia is preferred.
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