Senior Electrical Engineer - Solar Developer

  1. Permanent
BBBH154703_1565683911
  1. Australia
  2. Solar
£45544.93 - £52551.84 per annum + plus superannuation
Date posted13/08/2019


Utility-Scale Solar PV - Senior Electrical Engineer - Australia

Spencer Ogden is seeking an experienced electrical engineer with HV experience for the successful delivery of its multi-site portfolio of projects for an International Solar Developer. This position is Melbourne based but we will also accept applications from inter-state candidates.

Responsibilities
· Lead the review and optimisation of electrical designs (LV, HV, DC & AC) with the local and international engineering teams in compliance with the applicable Local and International Standards as well as industry best practice.
· Regular liaison with international technical teams
· Lead the localisation of preliminary electrical designs created by the international team.
· Assist the engineering team from time-to-time with some drafting/editing of electrical designs using industry-standard design packages such as AutoCAD.
· Establish processes such as safety in design and other best practice processes in the development of solar farm designs.
· Oversee the negotiation of grid connection processes with the applicable authorities, such as NSPs and AEMO.
· Support the Project Manager(s) on implementation of construction processes relating to electrical works and commissioning of solar farms
· Negotiate design and electrical compliance aspects with subcontractors, consultants and vendors for budgeting purposes as required.
· Review subcontractors' work in all phases.
· Support the General Manager, EPC on commercial topics relating to electrical specification and works, as required.
· Identify the sources of likely problems and proactively take preventative measures to avoid any potential project risks relating to electrical works.

Qualifications
· Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
· Proven track record of 10+ years of industrial electrical engineering professional experience.
· Previous experience in utility-scale solar engineering highly preferable.
· CPEng & RPEQ registration.
· Literate in industry-standard design and project management packages such as AutoCAD, MS Project.
· In-depth knowledge of Australian Grid Codes, NER, relevant Australian Standards and Industry Best Practice.
· Engineering industry association membership(s) will be favourably looked upon

Qualities
· Possess strong team working and time management skills.
· Commercial acumen.
· Strong leadership and communication skills with demonstrated problem-solving capability.
· Excellent presentation skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
· Self-disciplined and result-oriented.
· Fluent in English is a prerequisite.
· Flexibility to regularly travel to project sites in various locations whenever necessary. Some limited international travel may be required.

For more information about this role please contact our Perth office


Utility-Scale Solar PV - Senior Electrical Engineer - Australia

Spencer Ogden is seeking an experienced electrical engineer with HV experience for the successful delivery of its multi-site portfolio of projects for an International Solar Developer. This position is Melbourne based but we will also accept applications from inter-state candidates.

Responsibilities
· Lead the review and optimisation of electrical designs (LV, HV, DC & AC) with the local and international engineering teams in compliance with the applicable Local and International Standards as well as industry best practice.
· Regular liaison with international technical teams
· Lead the localisation of preliminary electrical designs created by the international team.
· Assist the engineering team from time-to-time with some drafting/editing of electrical designs using industry-standard design packages such as AutoCAD.
· Establish processes such as safety in design and other best practice processes in the development of solar farm designs.
· Oversee the negotiation of grid connection processes with the applicable authorities, such as NSPs and AEMO.
· Support the Project Manager(s) on implementation of construction processes relating to electrical works and commissioning of solar farms
· Negotiate design and electrical compliance aspects with subcontractors, consultants and vendors for budgeting purposes as required.
· Review subcontractors' work in all phases.
· Support the General Manager, EPC on commercial topics relating to electrical specification and works, as required.
· Identify the sources of likely problems and proactively take preventative measures to avoid any potential project risks relating to electrical works.

Qualifications
· Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
· Proven track record of 10+ years of industrial electrical engineering professional experience.
· Previous experience in utility-scale solar engineering highly preferable.
· CPEng & RPEQ registration.
· Literate in industry-standard design and project management packages such as AutoCAD, MS Project.
· In-depth knowledge of Australian Grid Codes, NER, relevant Australian Standards and Industry Best Practice.
· Engineering industry association membership(s) will be favourably looked upon

Qualities
· Possess strong team working and time management skills.
· Commercial acumen.
· Strong leadership and communication skills with demonstrated problem-solving capability.
· Excellent presentation skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
· Self-disciplined and result-oriented.
· Fluent in English is a prerequisite.
· Flexibility to regularly travel to project sites in various locations whenever necessary. Some limited international travel may be required.

For more information about this role please contact our Perth office

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