Electrical Engineer, Traction Power

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Sydney

Type: N/A

Posted: 20/02/2020


With approximately 49,500 talented people globally and 5,400 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 advisors 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

Due to the continuous success of our Australian Power Business, we currently have an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer to join our renowned NSW Power team in the Sydney office. This is an opportunity to join a dedicated and high-performing team of Power engineering professionals to undertake traction power system modelling and analysis, producing analysis reports for both DC & AC networks.

The Opportunity 

To work with Rail clients to plan, detail requirements and model to enable them to strategically invest for future rail assets and to enable them to deliver best for value outcomes.
Work alongside industry recognised leader in the field.
To work on complex jobs assisting clients throughout entire asset lifecycles.

What we'll love about you

  • Electrical engineer with experience working in a consulting environment.
  • Ideally, 2-4 years’ relevant experience.
  • Very good analytical skills and strong communication skills.
  • Power system modelling experience.
  • Experience/knowledge in the power system modelling of analysis.
  • Knowledge in engineering calculations associated with electrical design such as fault level, load flow, harmonic analysis, fault loop impedance, volts drop, cables and equipment sizing, rating and specification.
  • An understanding of power system analysis tools.
  • Knowledge in traction power systems and power system protection is advantage.
  • Traction power experience preferred but not necessary.

This role is strategically important to our future growth and impact. We are looking for someone who has a can-do attitude, who is consultative, able to prioritise their work and get things done. The successful candidate will be a team player, and able to work with a range of stakeholders including influencing senior leaders.

What we will offer you

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

Inspired by Diversity, Driven by Inclusion…….

Discover a forward-thinking culture that incorporates some conventional yet non-negotiable qualities—like respect, integrity and trust. We welcome to the table all perspectives, strengths, skills, creeds and genders because we know that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results.

WSP 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. 

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

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