Intermediate Protection Electrical Engineer

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 23/10/2019


The Power Business

Our multi-disciplinary team works across a broad range of markets, from rail, airports, or water space, to design and deliver reliable, continuous high voltage services. We keep our clients high value assets humming along, smartly and cost-efficiently, is central to our power solutions. This includes traditional power infrastructure as well as innovative smart grids, intelligent power networks, renewable power generation and virtual power plants.  We've honed our skills over many years providing solutions to our power generation, transmission and distribution clients across Australasia.
The Opportunity
With a strong pipeline of work, our team is growing, we are looking for an intermediate-level Protection Electrical Engineer to continue to grow and shape the success of our Power team in Sydney. This opportunity will allow you to realise your own potential and achieve a step-change in your career.  You will bring a mix of your technical expertise and your project management experience to deliver successful client outcomes. 
In this role, the key responsibilities include: 

  • Protection & Controls electrical design and protection settings of distribution, sub-transmission & Transmission Substations (up to 500 kV).
  • Undertake fault studies as required to fulfil the above requirements utilising popular industry software packages.
  • Lead teams of engineers to undertake larger packages of work, including training and mentoring junior staff.
  • Provide Concept and Detailed design and review of protection schemes from high level R&I diagrams, detailed schematics, through to protection settings.
  • Maintaining expected current design standards as set by legislative requirements.
  • Carrying out quality checks and procedures.
  • Draw upon your own technical expertise, and those of the broader team to deliver high-quality technical advice to our client.
  • Contribute and drive delivery excellence across the Power team.

This is an interesting and varied role that will provide career growth and challenge.
About You
You are a confident and capable engineer looking to grow your career in design and project management.  
Your technical skills are based on solid fundamentals and have been proven through the delivery of robust and innovative power engineering projects and designs. You experience and are comfortable leading teams and mentoring junior engineers. You will also have varied Electrical Engineering skills which will allow you to contribute to the power business in a broader sense. 
Preferably, you will have proven capability across a range of the following areas:

  • Understanding of a range of engineering disciplines and experience in in electricity transmission and distribution projects.
  • A good background in secondary & protection design.
  • Have a good understanding of HV Power design and regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Understanding of design and operation of modern protection relay technology and substation automation and its application through to commissioning.
  • Project management capabilities and project coordination, implementation and integration for complex systems.
  • Be organised, adaptable and able to think outside the box.
  • Have good interpersonal skills and manage stakeholder relationships.
  • Strong communicator; able to explain complex issues to a range of stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Be results-oriented with good technical engineering basis in either transmission, distribution or rail traction power and managing project delivery.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Electrical Engineering.

To be part of this dynamic and busy team we’re looking for someone with drive, energy, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and enthusiasm. Previous experience of working in a team environment is a must for this role, along with the ability to manage and support multiple tasks. 
If you are seeking an opportunity to drive and deliver project outcomes within a creative business that encourages fresh, strategic and futurist thinking - please click the Apply Now button. We look forward to receiving your application!
To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Ju Liow (Talent Acquisition Advisor): for a confidential discussion.
About Beca
Beca is one of the largest employee-owned professional services consultancies in the Asia-Pacific region. Our team of 3400-plus is diverse enough to bring a wide range of perspectives and expertise to every client and challenge, creating resourceful, smart solutions from our collective experience and insights.
While our experience has been 99 years in the making, it’s the fresh talent we’re nurturing, the innovative thinking we’re developing and the connections that we’re forging that gets us most excited for the future.
The Beca Group of Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications are strictly confidential. 
Beca prides itself on supporting a diverse and inclusive culture – we are open to receiving applications from creative people of all genders, ethnicity, identity, thought and experiences. 

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