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Electrical Engineer, QLD

WSP Posted: 11/01/2022
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Electrical/Electronic Engineering
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About us:
With approximately 50,500 talented people globally and 5,500 talented people based in more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisers including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. Our purpose is simple, we exist to future proof our cities and our environment.
If you wish know whether you will like working with WSP and align with its Culture and Values, please visit our website
While we are a large global business, we aren't tied down by bureaucracy. We strive to give our people the freedom and flexibility to make their own decisions, whether this is in their daily work or for progressing their career.

The Opportunity
Due to current business opportunities, we are looking to hire an Electrical Engineer to join our fast-growing Northern Region Energy team in the Brisbane office. This is an opportunity to join a dedicated and high-performing team of Energy professionals to deliver a range of significant projects for both public and private sector clients both locally and nationally.

What you'll do:
  • Accountable for electrical engineering analysis and undertakings as well as upholding compliance with Australian Standards and relevant regulatory acts of legislation and best practice.
  • Carry out preliminary and detailed analysis and design of electrical power systems for a range of clients and industries, including transport, property, defence, transmission & distribution and renewable energy infrastructure.
  • Consider safety in design throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Prepare specifications, drawings, reports and other deliverables as required for each individual project.
  • Identify opportunities for personal development and bring these to the attention of his or her manager.
  • Manage project tasks within project scopes to cost, time, and quality and resource requirements.
  • Ensure project quality systems are adhered to.
  • Ensure legislation and company policies and standards are adhered to.

What we'll love about you:
  • Bachelor's degree (Electrical Engineering) or equivalent.
  • Typically, 2 to 7 years' experience with a background in High Voltage Electrical Design, including some of the following:
  • Single line diagrams,
  • Equipment layouts,
  • Cable route drawings,
  • Engineering calculations,
  • Power system modelling,
  • Protection design and grading studies,
  • Earthing analysis and design,
  • Load flow and fault level studies,
  • Cable sizing analysis,
  • Arc flash analysis,
  • Equipment and/or construction specifications
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of power system analysis software, such as, SKM PTW, DigSilent, PSCAD, PSS/E or similar.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of electrical design software, such as, CDEGS, CYMCAP or similar.
  • Experience in managing the scope, budget, timing and quality of design tasks of varying complexity and size.
  • Proven ability to prepare technical reports.
  • Experience in design tasks within some of the following markets would be advantageous: Rail, Transport, Defence, Transmission & Distribution, Renewable Energy and/or Property & Buildings (High Voltage only)

What you'll love about us
At WSP we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many personal and professional development opportunities that are aimed to help you deliver your best self to the role whilst managing your personal life in balance. We have been recognised for the second consecutive year as a Great Place to Work® with year-on-year increases in employee engagement.
Some of the many benefits we offer our employees include:
  • Flexible working hours and working from home
  • Global mobility
  • Parental leave & purchased additional annual leave
  • Corporate employee discounts and offers
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Wellness at work & social club
  • Workplace giving /volunteering
  • Employee reward & recognition program
  • Professional and technical development opportunities

Your application will be treated in strict confidence.
WS P supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
Express your interest by clicking on the 'apply now' button.

Please note we will not be engaging the services of recruitment agencies for this role.

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