Electrical Engineer - Power System Studies

North Sydney, Australia Countrywide
16 Nov 2016
18 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Jacobs is a global leader in consultancy and engineering services relating to renewables, conventional power generation, power transmission and power distribution across the globe. To support the ongoing hyper-growth in our business in Australia, with a pipeline of projects and opportunities, we are working closely with our colleagues to deliver global expertise and leverage cost efficiencies to our Asian, Australian and New Zealand clients.

With our services in strong demand from both private and public transportation organisations, water and power utilities, we are expanding our workforce in Sydney and Melbourne.

If you are interested in new challenges in leading and developing some of the most advanced and fascinating systems engineering projects in Australia then we are keen to hear from you. We have immediate opportunities for a Power system study Engineer. This role will have the overall responsibility to:

  • Perform complex power system studies for a large range of markets. The studies will include power plants connection studies, earthing studies, large networks system stability assessment, transient system studies, and small signal analysis
  • High voltage network planning and design, for Australian and New Zealand utilities, and for clients operating large industrial and mining systems.
  • Support project teams performing Owner Engineer activities.
  • Support occasionally the delivery of detailed design of high voltage systems, for renewable, rail and ASP3 markets.
  • Prepare reports with limited guidance
  • Lead work winning in the power system study market
  • Build relation with internal and external clients
  • Mentor graduate engineers with system study activities.

About you

  • Degree qualification in Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) or similar
  • Experience in power system studies
  • Technical experience in any of the following areas will be highly regarded:

    • Power system studies associated to renewable Generator Performance Standard definition, arc flash studies, and transient analysis of islanded networks and mining systems.
    • Earthing studies
    • The tools of interest for this role are Powerfactory, CDEGS, PSS/E, CYME, PTW32.
    • High voltage networks planning from 11 kV to 330 kV.
    • Consulting experience
    • Power systems design associated to solar and wind power generation

We are looking for keen, motivated individuals who want to develop a career in the power engineering domain. It is likely that each role will involve regular travel between locations with Australia and New Zealand, with occasional travel overseas.

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options.

Jacobs offers with this role an excellent opportunity for technical growth in the power system study area, with a strong community of practice in Australia and New Zealand providing unmatched technical mentoring and support for your growth.

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Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.