Senior Electrical Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1239653

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Process - Mining & Metals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 16, 2024

Our client, a major EPCM company in the Mining Industry, is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to work on an initial 12-month contract in Perth, WA.

We are currently seeking a seasoned Senior Electrical Engineer to play a pivotal role in the assessment of a 33KV line project. The primary focus will be on ensuring power supply to all devices, including pumping stations and dewatering units, with a particular emphasis on low voltage (LV) systems. This role encompasses the entire design process, from the initial basic design phase to the intricate details.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct an evaluation of the 33KV line, ensuring power supply to essential devices such as pumping stations and dewatering units, with a specific focus on LV systems (no HV reticulation).
  • Undertake both basic and detailed design phases for the project.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the successful implementation of the design.
  • Possess a strong understanding of electrical engineering principles and standards.
  • Ensure compliance with Engineers Australia requirements.
  • Utilize a design engineering background, with a preference for those with experience in mining non-process infrastructure.
  • Demonstrate expertise in onshore oil and gas projects (consideration will be given).
  • Exhibit high energy and motivation, with a proactive approach to work.
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrating initiative and effective communication skills.
Candidate Requirements:
  • Hold a recognized Electrical Engineering Degree by Engineers Australia.
  • Possess a minimum of 8 years of experience in Electrical Engineering.
  • Background in design engineering (not project engineer/site-based, construction/commissioning).
  • Expertise in low voltage (LV) is essential.
  • Preferred experience in mining non-process infrastructure; consideration will be given to onshore oil and gas projects.
  • High energy and driven individuals are desired for this role.
  • Must be able to work independently, showing initiative and strong communication skills.

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