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Principal Secondary Design Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH136320
  • Location: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 09/11/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

Principal Secondary Design Engineer
Seeking an Electrical Engineer - Secondary Systems for a EPCM & Consultancy delivering projects and services across the Transmission & Distribution sector in Australia. You will have Electrical Power Systems Engineering experience in a similar role with 15+ years' experience in Design activities.

  • Long Term contract OR Permanent

Role Responsibilities:

  • Leading a team of secondary design engineers
  • Project design activities in power generation and transmission/distribution
  • Prepare design drawings, equipment layouts and single line diagrams
  • Design secondary systems for zone substation protection, control, alarm and instrumentation schemes
  • Calculation of system currents and voltages under abnormal and fault conditions and the determination of protection and control relay settings.
  • Prepare standards drawings for sub-transmission and distribution system protection and control, communication.
  • Providing technical support to field and operation personnel
  • Negotiations with consultants and HV customers regarding protection
  • You will be responsible for carrying out planning stages from design through to client handover
  • Development of scopes, specifications, schedules and reports


  • Project design experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to lead a team
  • Experience in Secondary Systems and applications - ideally in the generation and T&D
  • Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 15+ years' experience in a similar role

Please send me your CV to or contact me on +61862802416

For more information about this role please contact our Perth office