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1.Electrical Engineer – Canberra Location

  • Electrical Engineer – Canberra Location
  • $65,000 – $85,000 package
  • Strong project pipeline

Company Profile

This opportunity has arisen within an award winning Engineering Consultancy with offices located throughout Australia. My client has a key presence within the Canberra market and has gone from strength to strength ensuring that there is a strong pipeline of work for the future. With a modern office space and a reputable name in the industry, this firm offers longevity and a stable career for the individual.

Position Description

The individual candidate will immediately be involved in all aspects of electrical design and documentation including lighting and power, project coordination, site inspections and regular client liaison. You will be working alongside top tier professionals and reporting to the Senior Electrical Engineer and the Regional Director to ensure progress is maintained on all projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Project specific design in commercial, residential and industrial developments • Liaising with relevant business stakeholders • Minor project management and regular site inspections • Technical designs in power, lighting, communications, security and data systems • Minor client management aspects

Skills & Experience

My client is seeking an individual with a strong work ethic and a focus on personal development throughout all aspects of their career. An individual with relevant tertiary degree/trade qualifications would be ideal, ensuring that the successful candidate is able to hit the ground running on their current projects. Strong communication skills both written and spoken will be ideal as this role will entail liaison with business stakeholders. They are ideally looking for an individual with strong client liaison skills and previous experience in managing a large portfolio of clients.

2. Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Award Winning Consultancy
  • $120,000 – $140,000 package
  • Convenient Sydney CBD Location

Company Profile

My client is an award winning multi-disciplinary Engineer Consultancy with a strong presence in the commercial, residential and healthcare sectors. They possess a strong industry reputation and provide a fair and enjoyable office environment to ensure that the best conditions are provided to their engineers. They are a firm with multi disciplinary capabilities, ensuring the individual will be exposed to large scale projects from all viewpoints.

Position Description

This position is for a Senior or Lead Electrical Engineer to work alongside and report to the Director of Electrical Services. The main responsibilities for this role will incorporate the management of the Electrical team in the absence of the Directors, technical overview of all designs and documentations and ensuring the drive and motivation is provided to the team. This role will be involved in mainly the residential and health care sectors meaning a candidate with prior experiences in these fields will be able to hit the ground running.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Technical design and documentation in Electrical Engineering
  • Liaising with relevant business stakeholders
  • Overview and management of the entire electrical team
  • Regular site inspections
  • Minor financial and business management of the team

Skills & Experience

For this role, my client is ideally seeking an individual who has a strong background in the Electrical Engineering field. Previous experience as a Senior or Lead Engineer will be seen favourably by my client, ensuring that the individual will be able to hit the ground running on current projects. Tertiary degree/trade qualifications within the Electrical Engineering field will be advantageous to the candidate along with additional qualifications relevant to the buildings industry.

3. Electrical Engineer / Designer – 4 Month Contract

  • Monday – Friday 7am-4pm
  • Camp Accommodation Provided (DIDO/FIFO considered)

Electrical Engineer / Designer – 4 Month Contract – North Bowen Basin – Open Cut Coal Mine
You must have a Coal Board Medical completed within the last 24 months and a BMA Core Induction or a Standard 11 Coal Certificate
4 Month Contract Major Mining House Camp Accommodation Provided (DIDO/FIFO considered) Monday – Friday 7am-4pm Apply ASAP
An experienced Electrical Engineer / Designer is required for an immediate start on a 4 month contract with a major mining house.
Our client is a global resources company who operate at the forefront of the Queensland Metallurgical Coal Mining Industry.
Reporting to the Superintendent Standards and Compliance you will provide technical electrical engineering expertise across a variety of multi-disciplinary projects.
To apply for this position you should be an Electrical Engineer / Designer with an Electrical Engineering Degree or relevant Trade qualifications. You must have previous Electrical Engineering design experience in a coal mining environment and be conversant with providing electrical designs and drawings.
Your main duties will be to scope electrical work, complete load/cable size calculations, compile work packages and develop commissioning plans.
The ability to use AutoCAD Electrical, Solutions Electrical or Power Tools for Windows would be beneficial.

4. Senior Electrical Engineer – Industrial Building – Multidisciplinary Consultancy

  • National multidisciplinary consultancy with exceptional reputation and projects
  • Continuous professional development within high calibre team of engineers
  • Experience required in design & analysis of electrical services & infrastructure
The Company: This award winning multidisciplinary consultancy specialize in structures, associated civil works and building services from concept to completion with a project portfolio including industrial, institutional and infrastructure projects.  They are employee focused with emphasis on sustainability and ongoing career development.
The Position: Employed as a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be working in a team of highly skilled professionals and use your experience and technical ability to complete engineering analysis and design of Electrical systems as well as liaise with clients, contractors and other project stakeholders.  Using your exceptional communication and presentation skills coupled with your technical expertise you will solve electrical design problems in small to large scale infrastructure and building projects.    The Person: As the successful candidate you will have:

  • A recognised Electrical Engineering degree
  • Circa 8 -15 years + experience working as an Electrical Engineer within a design consulting environment
  • Strong working knowledge of local codes and standards with excellent problem solving ability
  • The ability to complete design and analysis of full electrical services within buildings including lighting, power, communications and security
  • Exposure to industrial and infrastructure projects
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills with the ability to work autonomously

5. Senior Electrical Engineer – HYDROCARBONS – Hazardous Area

  • Reputable EPCM Firm – Brisbane Based
  • Industry Leading Projects, Nationwide
  • Hazardous Area Knowledge is Essential

Our client is a leading Australian engineering and project delivery company operating primarily in the Mining and Minerals, Hydrocarbons, Infrastructure and Specialist industries. They offer solutions for Brownfield and Greenfield projects from conceptual design to operations, asset management and completion services.


Due to growth, development and on-going work, our client is currently seeking highly experienced Electrical Engineers who have a strong knowledge of Hazardous Area compliance. Opportunities exist in Perth, Brisbane or Melbourne.

We are looking for candidates who have demonstrable skills in design engineering and project management, and who are able to display;

  • Tertiary Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience/qualifications
  • Experience with Hazardous Area classification, design, installation and/ or Auditing
  • Sound Understanding of Australian Standards and Codes
  • Technical writing and design specification experience
  • HV + LV Experience
  • RPEQ/ CPENG Status (Desirable)

The successful candidate will be required to;

  • Assist in the development and application of engineering and design standards, systems and processes with particular emphasis on performance improvement and compliance / adherence to procedures.
  • Eure tasks are fit for purpose and are completed successfully (accurately, in a timely fashion and cost effectively). provide design assistance in the identification, selection and procurement of equipment or components.
  • Participate in review of design before implementation to ensure quality, consistency, and coordination with all aspects of the installation.
  • May act as a Project Engineer or Project Manager when required.
  • Develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with key suppliers, keeping abreast of new technological developments.
  • Produce electrical designs as required.
  • In addition produce instrumentation and control systems designs as required.
  • Carry out electrical testing and associated electrical installation works as required:

We are looking for candidates who are able to display at least 5 years’ experience in Electrical Engineering and who are keen to take on ‘SENIOR’ responsibilities. You will need to have well developed time management skills, an ability to engage with clients with a strong technical background.

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