Power System Engineer

Job Description

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About the Role:

The position is based primarily in a professional office environment in Gladstone, Qld. However, the employee will be required to attend client sites in both commercial and industrial environments. 


  • Undertake power system design and documentation to achieve the objectives of quality, schedule and budgeted man-hours
  • Undertake power system studies such as load flow studies, motor starting studies, harmonic studies, fault analysis and protection coordination studies
  • Prepare detailed and accurate written reports that clearly and concisely summarise the objectives, results, conclusions and recommendations of the project scopes
  • Undertake the role of Project Manager for small and medium sized projects, taking responsibility for meeting budgeted man-hours, project cost budgets and project schedules
  • Where assigned, manage the work of subordinate engineers and drafting staff to ensure compliance with technical and quality assurance standards
  • Accept responsibility for the accuracy, quality and timeliness of engineering design performed directly and for that performed by assigned engineering and drafting staff
  • Carry out site visits to liaise with clients, gather data, adjust protection device settings, inspect construction or manufacturing progress or perform commissioning tasks
  • Maintain and develop the company’s client base by wining client’s satisfaction and trust during the performance of assigned projects
  • Develop technical skills while attending selected training courses and/or completing post-graduate studies

Skills Requirement

  • Technical/practical skills
  • Proven design capability in an industrial and power authority environment
  • Current working knowledge of Australian Standards and Codes, especially AS3000, AS2067 and AS3851
  • Knowledge of Underground and Open-Cut Coal Mine operations and Regulations
  • Demonstrated project management capability
  • Oral and Written communication skills.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Estimating 
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardisation exists
  • Break a complex task into its components and assign their relevant priorities
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form, when dealing with client requests and non-engineering personnel
  • Utilise all available research methods and resources available for technical support

Must have:

  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant power systems engineering experience predominately in an industrial, consulting or power authority environment is expected
  • A degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognised Australian institution
  • Sufficient industry experience to be eligible for corporate membership of The Institution of Engineers, Australia, achieving CPEng status and NPER-3

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