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Disciplines: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Process Engineering, Project Engineering

Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Fortitude Valley

Type: Full Time

Posted: 10/10/2019


Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

ABB's Electrification business has always been at the forefront of innovative electrification and today is writing the future of safe, smart and sustainable electrification. The strategic role of electrification is growing, with urbanization and the world forging ahead to create a lower-carbon future, which ABB is supporting with digitally connected, ABB Ability™-enabled solutions and services. 

The future of mobility is also electric, and ABB is there, building the charging infrastructure to allow the world to move from fossil fuels to electricity-driven mobility. 

You will be responsible to complete individual engineering assignments efficiently and cost-effectively and in accordance with contract specifications, quality standards, and safety requirements. Execute activities related to large revenues, highly complex projects involving coordination of consortiums and multidisciplinary components

Your responsibilities

  • Planning and designing power stations and power generation equipment
  • Determining the type and arrangement of circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and other equipment
  • Developing products such as electric motors, components, equipment and appliances
  • Interpreting specifications, drawings, standards and regulations relating to electric power equipment and use
  • Organizing and managing resources used in the supply of electrical components, machines, appliances and equipment
  • Establishing delivery and installation schedules for machines, switchgear, cables and fittings
  • Supervising the operation and maintenance of power stations, transmission and distribution systems and industrial plants
  • Designing and installing control and signaling equipment for road, rail and air traffic
  • Specialize in research in areas such as power generation and transmission systems, transformers, switchgear and electric motors, telemetry and control systems
  • Designs, develops and supervises the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of equipment, machines and systems for the generation, distribution, utilization and control of electric power. Registration or licensing may be required.
  • Living ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your background

  • Engineering degree (or recognized equivalent) or senior trade certificate
  • Project Management Qualification/Certification (PMP, Diploma in Project Management, etc.)
  • PMP® certification from Project Management Institute or certified by our major competitor as Senior PM or IPMA Level B/C certification recommended if recruited from an external organization
  • Experience in managing projects, ideally managing complex projects and different contractual type
  • Advanced computer skills including SAP knowledge or experience, Microsoft Office & MS Project, Lotus Notes, AutoCAD etc.
  • Proactive and highly organized including timeliness and ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities
  • Ability to multi-task and be action oriented; Highly flexible and demonstrable problem-solving skills;
  • Effectively plan and implement change and influence people to accept/adhere to changes made
  • A collaborative, solutions-oriented approach and strong communication skills.

More about us

Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.

Recruitment Agencies please be aware that this role is being managed by the internal ABB Talent team directly. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners should we require support.  Your adherence to our process is appreciated.

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