Senior Power Systems / Grid Engineer

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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About the company

Established in Australia since 2002, our client is a well-known global operator in sustainable solutions for renewable energy, infrastructure and water projects.

About the role

Our client is seeking a Senior Power Systems Engineer to be based in Melbourne. Reporting to the Grid Connections Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the development of power systems models and reports to support grid connection applications, negotiating with AEMO and TNSP/DNSP on grid connection agreements. Whilst providing technical support and coordination during construction and supporting the asset operations team in managing GPS compliance.


  • Attractive base salary, plus superannuation and a bonus incentive.
  • Based in Melbourne; limited travel required.
  • Relocation, sponsorship and visa assistance for international candidates.

Required skills and experiences:

To succeed in this role, the ideal candidate with be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar.
  • Ability to demonstrate advanced knowledge and experience in power systems modelling using PSSe, PSCAD, and DigSilent.
  • Experience in grid connection procedures with AEMO, DNSP's and TNSP's.
  • Previous experience in a technical capacity in the renewable power generation, transmission or distribution industries, including experience in the design and implementation of power systems.
  • Experience in grid connection procedures with AEMO, DNSP's and TNSP's.
  • Experience producing and reviewing engineering specifications and drawings.
  • Strong technical report writing skills; ability to produce high quality reports based on your analysis, conclusions and recommendations.
  • Ability to travel to project sites, as required.
  • Current member or eligible for membership of Engineers Australia.