NSW - Electrical Design Engineer - Solar

Silverwater, New South Wales
27 Sep 2020
19 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
The Electrical Design Engineer - HV, LV & PV (Solar Engineer) will work within the ENGIE Electrical & Communications - Electrical Infrastructure Team providing engineering design expertise for new electrical infrastructure projects as required across Australia.
Some of the responsibilities will include:
  • In General, Providing high quality electrical engineering design for new infrastructure projects across Australia
  • Experience with design of solar projects over 1MW in size
  • Experience in Solar PV, LV and HV grid connection and protection requirements
  • Design of LV & HV Distribution & Transmission systems
  • Developing LV & HV procedures for customer owned HV assets
  • Experience with solar inverters, and DC infrastructure
  • Testing and commissioning
  • Design, integrate and commission power system automation projects based on company standards and accepted engineering practices.
  • Provide technical support to sales and project group managers in the review of customer specifications and drawings and provide technical assistance in the development of quotations and proposals.
  • Participate in job walks and / or conference meetings with the assigned project group manager / project manager to provide mentoring and ensure a proper engineering solution is designed.
  • Assist with developing proposal documentation that can be used to support the marketing effort for both standard and custom control solutions.
  • Site inspections for compliance with design and standards identification of issues and risks
  • Provide consulting support for large projects, which would include the review of both low and medium voltage switchgear arrangements and the associated control components.
  • Provide a quality review of designated controls projects at both the "Approval" and "Pre-Commissioning" stage.
  • Interpret and apply applicable industry standards and other requirements as needed.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities for projects.
  • Participate in the development of project standards as applicable to power system reliability and backup power systems.
  • Ensuring infrastructure designs and installations meet Australian Standards requirements

The successful candidate will have:
  • Degree or similar in Electrical Engineering with a focus on power systems (CPEng preferred)
  • 3 to 8 years proven experience in electrical design (low and high voltage and solar PV systems)
  • Experience in detailed design of electrical infrastructure for data centres an advantage
  • Experience in grid connect generation systems such as PV, Co-Tri Generation
  • Solid knowledge of AutoCAD or similar
  • Exposure to multi-discipline projects
  • Complete power systems analysis
  • Load strategies
  • Grid protection
  • Cable calculations
  • Earthing design
What's in it for you?
  • ENGIE is a global energy company operating in over 70 countries with 25 branches across Australia
  • Team and people focused work culture
  • Trusted name and brand
  • Join an innovative company building energy efficient communities for a sustainable future

Next Steps
If you are interested and meet the selection criteria apply with an up-to-date resume via the apply instructions on this website.

Please note that we are can only acceptapplications from those with full working rights in Australia . ENGIEServices is an EEO employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness andrespect and have equal access to the opportunities available.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Aug 26, 2020

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