Senior Electrical Designer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1238118

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added February 6, 2024

 Principal Electrical Designer
  • Mining/Resources Sustaining capital Projects
  • Perth, WA based
  • Flexible Working opportunities
  • Very competitive rates
  • Tier 1 Engineering firm
About the job
We’re looking for a Principal Electrical Designer to join our Perth team.
As a Principal Electrical Designer, you will be focusing on the primary purpose of this role is to drive and deliver safe and sustainable electrical design on a for various sustaining capital projects. Large component of the scopes will have brownfield elements; strong design capabilities on brownfield projects is key.
The successful candidate is expected to be able to lead and coordinate the design deliverables, coordinate work amongst the team, ensure technical integrity of the deliverables and conduct work in line with company procedures. Not all roles on the project will require the individual to work in a lead capacity however ability to quality check and sign off on deliverables on behalf of the discipline is necessary.
Proven discipline project lead experience on brownfield projects is highly preferred.
What you’ll do
We are looking for a Principal Electrical Designer to join our team in Perth.
The role responsibilities include:
  • Deliver discipline specific design and drafting services that meet companu, the client’s and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. 
  • Perform discipline specific design and drafting services such as:  
  1. ensure the project scope is clear and that changes to scope comply with project change management process.
  2. prepare/assist and oversee the production of engineering drawings and documentation.
  3. ensure all drawings and documents are checked in accordance with Company checking procedures.
  4. work done is on time and within budget; and 
  5. participate in project reviews as required. 
  • Assist in scoping requirements and estimating design budget in response to requests for Lead Engineers.
  • Support the discipline in interviewing candidates for the project.
  • Communicate effectively and regularly with the project Lead Engineers, other discipline design teams, Workshare team and Project Engineers/Managers on design progress, technical matters, workshare, and resource planning.
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships within Company, with its clients and other. 
  • stakeholders. 
  • Identify issues and problems; develop appropriate and innovative solutions; and ask for assistance if required.
  • Interface with the instrumentation and control discipline to complete design scope.
  • Where working in the capacity of the project design lead: 
  1. Initiate, manage and supervise, design and drafting assignments with the home office and Workshare team.
  2. Ensure technical integrity of the discipline’s deliverables through the implementation of checking and design review activities.
  3. Provide technical direction, control and supervision for design on the project.
  4. Deliver the discipline’s design deliverables within schedule and budget.
  5. Manage quality and consistency within the discipline.
  6. Coordinate change control and technical query process within the discipline.
  7. Manage discipline resources assigned to the project.
  8. Report progress of discipline deliverables.
  9. Resolve discipline technical issues.
  10. Maintain discipline task and deliverables lists for the project.
  11. Coordinate design with other disciplines and squad checking deliverables.
  12. Motivate and manage the team’s performance, competency and develop staff within the group including the provision of on-the-job training.
What you’ll have
  • A recognised design qualification (Advanced Diploma) in the relevant discipline or recognised Electrical trade qualification.
  • A decent relevant experience in designing and drafting with promising experience recently in resources (or closely allied) industry, BP preferred. 
  • Proven lead role experience managing designers on multiple brownfield resources projects.
  • Experienced, competent user of AutoCAD, Microstation (2D & 3D).
  • Competent in the use of relevant software such as MS Office Suite, PDF Exchange, Bluebeam.
  • Selection of electrical equipment (lighting & small power, control & wiring devices, enclosures).
  • Proven experience in designing electrical deliverables such as:
  1. Single line diagrams – HV and LV
  2. Three-line Diagrams
  3. Schematics for panels such as incomers, feeders, VSDs and motor starters.
  4. Cable schedules.
  5. Material takes offs / BoM.
  6. Electrical equipment layouts.
  7. Switchroom layouts.
  8. Earthing layouts.
  9. Earthing diagrams.
  10. Key interlocking diagrams.
  11. Primary and secondary schematics.
  12. Termination diagrams.
  13. Panel general arrangements.
  14. Lighting and Small Power layouts.
  • AVEVA 3D modelling packages, (PDMS, E3D).
  • Hazard area layouts.
Why you should apply
  • A supportive work environment where innovation is inspired, and new ideas are encouraged.
  • The opportunity and support to develop your career globally.
  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • A global company commitment to all things related to health, safety and the environment.
You must have current unrestricted working rights for Australia to be eligible for consideration and only those candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience will be contacted directly.

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