Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Description


As Senior Electrical Engineer, you will use your technical engineering understanding and practical experience to make our industry partners more efficient, safe, and productive. You will work across the full asset lifecycle including studies, design, project execution, commissioning, operations, and decommissioning. Using your technical and practical knowledge, you will strive to ensure quality and purpose in all deliverables.

In your role you will engage directly with our clients to solve the technical challenges that occur within their operations across a variety of aspects of electrical engineering. You will work with them and the rest of the Waterline team to define the project scope, develop the project budget, make decisions on how the project will be delivered technically including informing and getting buy in from the client on your approach. You will then deliver the project with the support of intermediate and junior members of the team, to delight the client.

The benefits you'll receive:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • A positive and fun company culture, driven by our values—Driven, Authentic, Empathetic and Supportive
  • Training and development support
  • Join a supportive team
  • Social and team building events
  • Access to a supportive employee assistance program
  • Free fruit and snacks

The difference you'll make:

  • Identify when technical analysis methods and engineering software can be applied to solve our clients’ problems
  • Develop, review, update and modify electrical designs including calculations, reports, and drawings
  • Ensure designs are compliant with Australian legislation, standards, client specifications, relevant international standards, and industry norms
  • Deliver engineering services to allocated budgets and timeframes, to help Waterline deliver valuable commercial outcomes
  • Project-related activities, including cost estimation, scope development, schedule development, and liaison with engineers and project managers to help manage clients during project delivery
  • Involvement in small project-based teams of engineering professionals to ensure delivery of effective and commercially valuable engineering solutions, to deliver ‘Value Driven Projects’
  • Effectively communicate your design decisions to Waterline internal stakeholders and clients
  • Assist in the development of in-house engineering design aids / tools, standards, specifications, and design criteria
  • Site visits to facilitate clients' requirements and support Waterline Engineering compliance, audits, delivery, and commissioning 
  • Provide advice and support across the business relevant to your professional area

The person we are looking for:

  • Bachelor of engineering (Electrical, Electronic or equivalent)
  • RPEQ qualified
  • Prior experience working at an engineering consultancy
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in Electrical Engineering 
  • Experience of Australian Industry including 
    working onsite (Including Mining, Energy, Chemicals, Oil & 
  • Any experience in the Australian Resources industry
  • Confident in supporting and providing guidance to others
  • Resident of Australia or New Zealand
  • Unrestricted right to work in Australia

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