First listed on: 26 July 2017

Advitech is seeking an electrical engineer who is comfortable dealing with technical issues and commercial matters. This role will suit an adaptable engineer with a pragmatic approach, can deal with complexity but does not get bogged down in unnecessary detail. Ideally the candidate would have some knowledge of functional safety – but this is not essential. If, with Advitech’s help, you are willing to expand your skills – this role may be for you!

About You ... to be successful, you will possess the following:

- Degree qualification in electrical engineering
- Minimum 10 years’ experience
- Demonstrated experience in technical analysis, auditing or critical analysis of similar nature
- Sound commercial judgement
- Demonstrated high level technical report writing skills
- Ability to apply complex sets of requirements in a practical manner
- Strong communication skills and ability to present well to customers
- Effective time management skills

About the Role ... the role will involve the following key activities:

- Conducting technical assessments (e.g. design verifications), functional safety assessments (e.g. SIL determination) and facilitating risk workshops (e.g. HAZOP)
- Preparing assessment documentation with analytical and technical robustness
- Preparing cost estimates and proposals for new opportunities
- Coordinating project scopes of works, budgets and schedules
- Managing relationships with new and existing clients
- Being an active member in creating and maintaining good team and customer relations
- Interpreting technical and complex information

The following would be advantageous:
- Chartered membership of Engineers Australia
- Experience in risk management and/or design
- Functional safety knowledge or experience
- Experience in design of control systems, industrial machinery, or electrical control systems

This permanent, full time role reports to the Lead Risk and Functional Safety Engineer. The salary package will reflect your skills and experience. Advitech is a medium sized enterprise with a successful history and international customer base. As a locally owned and operated consultancy, we are adaptable and responsive to the needs of our customers. We take great pride in finding the right person for our culture and are proud of our superb retention rate. For more information about Advitech, visit


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