First listed on: 26 July 2021

Electrical Engineer 

Just imagine your future with us…

At Aurecon we see the future through a very different lens. Do you?

Innovation, eminence and digital are at the heart of everything we do. Are you excited about the future?

Are you driven by the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and complex projects around the world and to learn from the best? We are.

Diversity is at the core of everything we do. We work together to create a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness. Our differences are what fuel our creativity.

We embrace flexible working and are always open to discussing your individual needs so that you get to create your own experience with us.

What will you do?

The position will be in the Power Transmission and Distribution team within Aurecon's Energy Business. You will join our multi-disciplinary team who advises our clients on the development and implementation of power transmission and distribution projects from conception through design, construction, commissioning, and management of the asset through its lifecycle.

The position will provide opportunity to grow and demonstrate your expertise in multiple facets of high voltage engineering, as well as to work with clients who will be key to Australia's energy future. Typical services you will contribute to or lead include:

  • Scoping, concept, and feasibility level studies for a wide range of power system projects
  • Planning Australia's high voltage energy networks - upgrade and installation of new power lines and substations to increase system security
  • System studies for connection of HV network assets, including renewable generators, batteries and synchronous generators
  • Detailed design of HV networks - overhead and underground transmission and distribution lines and substations
  • Support project implementation through a variety of roles that include detailed design, owner's engineer, lenders engineer and O&M phase support
  • Specialist design activities such as protection design and settings, SCADA implementation, earthing and insulation coordination
  • High voltage AC and DC traction engineering, in support of our transport teams
  • Search for innovative ideas and concepts to further improve delivery processes for the business

We know the work we do is vital in assisting our world's sustainable economic development and it's the technical expertise and the depth of knowledge of our people that really sets us apart. Here are some of the key things you will need to have in order to 'bring ideas to life':

  • Able to bring innovation to complex problems using your problem solving and analytical skills
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in electrical engineering
  • Self-motivated and hard-working
  • Be a Chartered Engineer with Engineers Australia or on the path to becoming Chartered
  • Highly aligned with many of the Aurecon Attributes - co-creative, commercial, engaging, fearless, inquisitive, resourceful, sense maker, and unconventional thinker
  • Possess strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives at appropriate times
  • A willingness to travel with the possibility of taking on site roles
  • Approximately 5 years post-graduation experience in a role with close contact with the power industry, consulting, or power project developer/owner/operator
  • Understanding of the project development lifecycle including; development approval, environmental assessment, contracting strategies, procurement processes, commercial agreements, financing and implementation/construction of projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of electrical infrastructure including reticulation networks, earthing systems, protection, and control systems
  • General understanding of the National Electricity Rules, grid connection process, relevant Australian Standards and their application as an input to HV network design would be beneficial

We know today's complex challenges can only be solved through bringing together diverse teams of people from across our business, so there will be opportunities for you to apply your skills and creativity to projects in other geographies and markets.

What can you bring to the team?

Firstly, you will share our genuine passion for re-imagining engineering and be someone that actively pursues continuous learning to help shape the future. You will also need a relevant technical qualification.

Our Aurecon Attributes describe the types of people we bring together for clients. We don't expect you to have all eight of the attributes, but one that is unique to you.

Finally, we value that each of our team members brings something different to Aurecon. We look for people who have had a broad range of experiences throughout their career and can demonstrate how they have worked as part of a team to bring ideas to life.

Does that sound like you?

About us

We've re-imagined engineering.

Aurecon is an engineering and infrastructure advisory company, but not as you know it!

For a start, our clients' ideas drive what we do. Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, we co-create innovative solutions with our clients to some of the world's most complex challenges. And through a range of unique creative processes and skills, we work to re-imagine, shape and design a better future.

We listen deeply and intently, which helps us see opportunities, possibilities and potential that others can't.

Think engineering. Think again.

Want to know more?

You can learn more about what it's like to work at Aurecon by visiting the careers section of our website.

If you are intrigued or excited by what you have read, then we want to hear from you.

Apply now!


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