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Principal Electrical Engineer – Secondary/Protection System Design job in Melbourne

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Job Ref:  140867BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  Australia
County/State:  Victoria
City:  Melbourne
30/09/2016 11:46

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
We address the complete spectrum of energy challenges, including clean and renewable energy, energy efficiency and carbon management, hydropower and dams, thermal, geothermal and wind power generation, and transmission and distribution.

Job Summary
AECOM have an exciting opportunity for an experienced secondary and protection systems design engineer to join our Melbourne RPI team. We are seeking a Principal Engineer with a strong technical background in secondary systems secondary systems - protection and control with experience working with utility, transport and infrastructure clients.

As a Principal Electrical Engineer in Secondary/Protection System Design you will;
  • Design HV secondary systems and Protection and Control Systems for various AECOM clients country wide, including power companies, rail, building services, mining, gas and oil, etc
  • Design protection schemes for distributed and standby generation
  • Analyse HV secondary and protection system technical client requirements
  • Develop HV secondary and protection system scheme design for infrastructure projects to meet client application requirements
  • Complete setting studies and reports including fault level calculations and load flow studies
  • Develop relay configuration files
  • Present and explain various design options and outcomes to clients
  • Carry out general engineering duties to ensure quality and systems/process requirements are achieved
  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement
  • Actively seek to develop the technical knowledge and understanding of members of the RPI team
  • Be an active member of the RPI team and contribute to the team's success

Minimum Requirements
To be successful in this role, you will have;
  • More than 10 years' relevant local experience with a strong technical background
  • Demonstrated experience in the secondary and protection system design
  • Transmission Design experience within either a Utility of Consulting environment
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing client reports including protection settings reports
  • Ability to achieve and maintain high levels of quality and consistency of personal and team outputs
  • Exceptional levels of written and oral communication
  • Industrial and distributed generation experience would be advantageous
  • Rail industry experience would be advantageous

Preferred Qualifications
  • Relevant Tertiary Degree

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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