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Principal Electrical Engineer - Resources, Renewables & Industrial


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Job Summary

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, mining, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 56,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.

AECOM’s Resources and Industrial team has opportunities for a Principal Electrical Engineer to work across all project phases, from studies through to detailed engineering and execution, working across a broad range of mining, industrial, renewables and National Government (particularly Defence) projects. Given the breadth of opportunities available AECOM would consider applicants with either a broad-based electrical skillset or targeted skills within E&IC, HV, secondary / protection and/or renewables.

Suitable candidates can expect to:

  • Manage and deliver moderate to large-scale projects while being responsible for the management of resources, budgets and timelines, and enhancing client and working relationships.

  • Lead, or assist, in preparing proposals and presentations to clients to generate work for the business, in addition to providing engineering and design expertise in all aspects of mechanical engineering.

  • Lead and contribute to project delivery across the full project lifecycle from opportunity capture and contract execution through to design, commissioning and close out.

  • Utilise the AECOM Project Delivery System (PDS) framework as well as the commercial risks at various stages of projects from opportunity through to delivery including those material risks.

Minimum Requirements

This is a project-leading opportunity to partner with a variety of major clients from our Adelaide office and lead major project delivery in a diverse role, which will generally require the following skill set and attributes:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Engineering;

  • Proven professional experience in electrical engineering and associated disciplines and project delivery roles;

  • Broad based skillset and experience across electrical engineering including mining, renewables and heavy industrial applications, bulk fuel and hydrocarbon storage, distribution and offloading facilities.

  • Proven knowledge of consulting services and delivering projects to Australian Standards;

  • Demonstrable ability and understanding of electrical design and modelling software packages (eTAP, PowerCAD, PowerFactory);

  • Confident technical capability across LV/MV design within heavy industry, mining (underground, material handling or Non-Process Infrastructure) or within Department of Defence (including building infrastructure);

  • Capability to lead and coordinate projects and multidisciplinary teams of engineers to produce project deliverables to agreed deadlines and standards;

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to engage a variety of stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven experience with Department of Defence and associated standards and guidelines including MIEE, Defence Fuel Infrastructure Design Practices Manual and eDEOP-101;

  • Competencies for working with electrical equipment for hazardous areas (EEHA);

  • Demonstrable background in renewables projects, including techno-economic analysis/feasibility, BESS, wind and solar design experience, highly advantageous.

  • Proven experience in E&IC design, including relevant AS/NZS 4761 qualifications and competencies with Hazardous Areas within gas / dust / explosive atmospheres and/or Bulk Fuel Engineering Design Experience for Defence, Aviation and Maritime;

What we offer

At AECOM we offer an inclusive culture where flexibility, career progression, development opportunity and growth drive our shared purpose. We work collaboratively with each other and our clients to solve some of the world’s most challenging engineering and infrastructure problems.

Our reputation for a great place to work is supported by our No 1 ranking by Fortune magazine as the World’s most admired company in its industry. We are global, yet we are local with an Adelaide office of close to 100 employees and growing with a reputation for an unrivalled culture of care, support, and engagement.

As part of this role we offer a clear career progression path and opportunity for leadership responsibilities, a horizontal organisation structure with project and collaboration opportunities with our most senior staff, shared and transparent values and purpose and competitive remuneration.

Additionally, we provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing including.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options. If it works for you, your team and our clients it works for AECOM;

  • Substantial work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;

  • Diverse, challenging and exciting multidisciplinary engineering projects;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave including 12 weeks paid primary carer leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256208BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Job details
Date posted
19 Oct 2021
Enviro/Geo Testing & Analysis
$190k ~ $206k
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Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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