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Principal Engineer - Future Networks

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Evoenergy

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Disciplines: Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Remuneration: $146,116 plus 15% Superannuation

Location: Canberra CBD

Type: Full Time

Posted: 15/01/2020

  • $146,116 plus 15% Superannuation
  • Ongoing role with options for flexible work arrangements
  • South Canberra location with free parking

About us

Evoenergy is an electricity and gas distribution business that is committed to providing safe and reliable services to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). We believe in safety for our consumers and employees and by investing in our people, technology and other innovations we strive to exceed our consumers’ needs now and into the future.

We boast a positive safety culture that encourages and inspires because the work we do matters to thousands of Canberrans. We have skilled teams of qualified professionals who are passionate about powering our community.

We need our workforce to be as diverse and engaged as the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and all ages.

We are open to working flexibly with you, so talk to us and ask how this role can be made flexible for you. We also have a strong focus on gender balance within the organisation and encourage women to apply.

The Opportunity

We have a great opportunity for you to join our Future Networks team as a Principal Engineer Future Networks.

We are looking for someone who can assist in shaping Evoenergy’s longer term business and networks strategy. You will utilise your expertise to develop strategies, roadmap to deliver the strategy and lead future network & asset innovation projects.

You will have strong analytical skills and a sound knowledge of the national electricity rules and jurisdictional energy policy and regulatory framework, as well as emerging energy network disruptive technologies.

If you are a natural leader, who is passionate about future energy network solutions and innovative approaches, Then this is the role for you.

A day in the life:

  • With your continuous improvement mindset, you will build business opportunities from emerging technologies to achieve technical and financial benefits for long term value to our customers
  • As a dedicated expert in future networks initiatives, you will project manage network transformation pilots and projects that will include distributed energy resources such as PV and battery storage integration.
  • Because you enjoy providing solutions, you will provide analytics and support to assist in business transformation around future network environment that needs to consider gas and electricity options and distribution system orchestration.
  • As an advocate for building and cultivating positive relationships, you will partner with the business influencers for successful implementation of new technologies

About you

  • You have tertiary qualifications in either engineering, technical regulation or similar
  • Proven experience in developing business strategies and economic modelling
  • In-depth understanding of trends and changes impacting the utility industry
  • You have demonstrated experience in dealing with regulators such as the AER and jurisdictional technical regulators across the industry
  • You have an exceptional analytical mind-set with experience in business process analysis and project management
  • You are dynamic in thought and know how to promote, contribute to and implement change with the ability to persuade and influence at all levels

About the team

  • We grow technical capability through mentorship and strong partnerships across the business.
  • We work hard and enjoy what we do, our work is challenging and always rewarding.
  • We love a challenge every single day. We solve problems and get the job done, safely.

About our application process

You should apply through our e-Recruitment portal uploading a current resume and a cover letter outlining the below skills and experiences.

  • Knowledge or understanding of Distribution System Operator (DSO) concept and required capabilities for Distribution Network Service Providers (DNSP)
  • In-depth understanding of trends and changes impacting the utility industry
  • Experience in developing business strategies and economic modelling

Do you have questions about the role? You can contact Chirag Desai, Future Networks Manager, on (02) 6248 3846.

Applications will close on Sunday 9 February 2020

Note, applications will be viewed and assessed upon receipt and shortlisted candidates may be contacted prior to the closing date.

Thinking about the move to Canberra?

Canberra is the capital of the ACT. It has a population of 400,000 and is a modern city with a cosmopolitan feel. It offers all the city services and lifestyle amenities of a world-class capital, as well as being settled beside the alpine mountains and southeast coast which makes it an extraordinary location for adventure.

Canberra boasts a great food and wine culture and is very family-friendly with progressive education, health care, clean environment, and is home to some of Australia’s best roads and bike paths. It’s a safe, relaxed place to live."

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