Junior Electrical Engineer

Posted 01 November 2022
Salary $DOE
Job type Permanent
DisciplineRenewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameGeorge Lynch

Job description

Junior Electrical Engineer – Energy Storage - Melbourne, Australia

Location: Melbourne, Australia

We’re delighted to be partnered exclusively with an exciting battery storage IPP in their search for an Junior Electrical Engineer

The firm develops, owns and operates grid scale battery storage assets ranging from 50-600MW. The company has grown substantially since starting up in recent years and now have a comprehensive origination, development and asset engineering team – a real mix of energy veterans, mid-career experts and young, ambitious talent.

Working with the Head of Engineering, this role will provide sound electrical engineering advice and technical support for the development, construction and long-term operation and maintenance of a portfolio of grid scale BESS projects.

Fantastic opportunity for a bright and talented electrical engineer to join a firm truly at the forefront of the energy transition.

Main Responsibilities within this role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide professional engineering advice and technical support for the long-term operation and maintenance of existing assets, development opportunities and new assets as they are added to the portfolio.

  • Liaise with internal and external subject matter experts to analyse and resolve issues including troubleshooting support etc

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of Asset Management and Business Plans with a specific focus on:

- HV/LV apparatus, power generation assets

- Transformers, switchgear, and protection schemes

  • Compliance with current standards, guidelines and practices

  • Engaging with and providing advice to internal and external stakeholders through grid connection processes in line with National Electricity Rules (NER) clause 5.3.9.

  • Actively manage and support others to ensure Generator Performance Standard compliance across all assets.

  • Ability to respond to and support unplanned and emergency site events including dealing with any issues arising with electrical and communication equipment at renewable generation sites.

  • Manage external service providers and contractors.

Your Profile:

  • Degree in Electronics Engineering

  • 1-5 years' experience in electrical maintenance, design and high voltage generation equipment

  • Experience working with transformers, protection controls, switchgear associated to HV & LV apparatus is desired

  • Knowledge of the National Electricity Rules and interfacing with AEMO, TNSPs and DNSPs is desired

  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal skills

If this looks like the role for you, feel free to contact George Lynch below.

George Lynch


+61 4300 178 28