Senior Power Systems Engineer

Senior Power Systems Engineer

We are currently looking for a Senior Power Systems Engineer in Sydney.The work will focus on proposal and delivery of power systems analysis services for distribution, transmission and generation projects in Australia and the wider Asia-Pacific region. You will also find yourself working on a range of solar, wind and energy storage projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technical input and leadership on a variety of projects for distribution and transmission networks, renewable energy and grid integration, including: power system planning, grid connection studies, power system/grid code compliance studies, protection and substation design
  • Assist in the development of renewable energy and energy storage projects including grid prospecting, connection conceptual design and optioneering
  • Lead and undertake grid connection due diligence including risk assessment and capacity/constraints assessment
  • Advise clients in negotiation of connection agreements with AEMO and NSPs to achieve the best technical and commercial outcomes
  • Support the implementation of renewable generation projects including Model Acceptance Testing
  • Work with the company colleagues to utilise your network of contacts and our own client base to meet and understand the needs of current and prospective clients
  • Lead the submission of high-quality bids and proposals to existing and potential clients
  • Network at all levels within the company, client organisations and other external bodies as applicable
  • Represent the company to clients at bid presentations and project presentations
  • Interact and present at industry conferences, seminars and other networking events
  • Support RINA colleagues to achieve their potential
  • Project Management

Qualification, Skills & Experience:

  • Highly experienced in an Australian power system engineering environment such as an engineering consultancy, OEM, NSP or AEMO
  • First-hand experience managing processes and studies for new Australian transmission or distribution generator connections
  • Track record undertaking and reviewing static and dynamic power system studies
  • Proven ability to successfully manage projects and project teams
  • Experience in design and specification of electrical equipment and systems, including substations, would be an advantage
  • Experience of engineering consultancy would be an advantage
  • Previous exposure and track record in business development activities would be an advantage Skills
  •  Proficient with modern simulation software and electrical circuit modelling tools e.g. PSCAD, PSS/E, DigSILENT Powerfactory, ETAP, ERACS etc.
  • Experience with software script writing, e.g. Python, would be an advantage
  • Ability to work effectively within a flexible team environment