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Senior HV Electrical Engineer

WSP Posted: 22/10/2021
Location: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Electrical/Electronic Engineering
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About us:
With approximately 47,000 talented people globally and 4,700 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 opportunities within the business, the Mining and Energy team is looking to expand within the Adelaide office. As a Senior HV Electrical Engineer, you will provide HV electrical engineering input to multi-disciplined projects, as well as leadership support including the project management of small-to-medium sized projects and mentoring of junior staff.
The Mining and Energy Electrical Team supports a wide range of projects across the mining, water infrastructure, transmission/distribution, renewables (wind and solar) and emerging energy such as Hydrogen.

What you'll do:
  • Lead Electrical design packages on a range of projects in the mining infrastructure and utility power sector
  • Build relationships with key clients through proactive responsiveness and a positive attitude.
  • Ensure project plans are developed and implemented in accordance with designs and specifications
  • Scoping and packaging work to design teams nationally
  • Review and improve existing designs, as appropriate by working closely with our clients
  • Carry out the HV (primary) design of transmission/distribution substations including layouts, switchboard ratings, cable sizing.
  • Develop specifications at the project and equipment level.
  • Utilise your working knowledge of power system protection and SCADA systems (preferred but not essential).
  • Prepare proposals and contribute to business development.

What we'll love about you:
  • Bachelor's Degree (Electrical/Electronic Engineering) or equivalent. Chartered Professional Engineer or eligible to become chartered.
  • Typically, 8-15 years' post-graduate experience.
  • Experience in HV and LV electrical engineering from conceptual to detailed design across renewable power, traction power, water/wastewater, and other industries.
  • Experience in client-facing roles, ability to provide robust advice and support design projects through clear communication of project status, issues and risks.
  • Adaptive to varying size of projects with the intuition to chase opportunities

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:
  • Enjoy a role full of variety where you will have access to varied technical knowledge and disciplines
  • 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

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

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