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16 Williams Circuit Pooraka
Phone +61 (08) 8259 8100

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7 Qumi’s Cres, Eldoraigne 0157
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1 Kabukiran Gulang Gulang Lucena City


Secondary Engineer

The role as Secondary Engineer for Power system Design will involve, but not be limited to, the following:

Preparation of detailed designs for Integrated Control and Protection (ICAP) applications in zone substations and transmission substations;

Management and execution of technical and design components of existing projects and bids under preparation in the fields of HV electrical infrastructure for utility companies, industrial customers;

Carry out commissioning of new installations where required;

Assist with maintenance and fault finding on installations;

Manage projects in the specialist field of expertise;

Carry out system studies and power system analysis using appropriate software tools

The Secondary Engineer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

Assistance with business development in the field of electrical infrastructure for utilities, industrial consumers;

Timely execution and preparation(AutoCAD) of designs and design verification of existing projects;

Timely preparation of tender designs with costing advice;

Factory acceptance testing of designed ICAP systems;

On site commissioning of protection and control systems and primary electrical plant associated with projects being completed in this field;

Doing maintenance and fault finding on existing installations;

Adherence to project budgets for design and commissioning;

Controlling the flow of information and documentation between the Company and Clients, Suppliers and other related third parties;

Adhere to the requirements of the Company Quality Management System and ensuring that projects are managed and completed to the required quality standards;

Maintaining an accurate filing administration system in relation to project design documentation and drawings;

Maintaining and updating the design office technical library.

Monitor work environment for hazards; actively participate in WHS programs; utilise appropriate equipment in a safe manner; conform to reasonable instructions regarding health and safety and;participate in workplace safety audits by:

Contributing to the provision of a safe working environment for employees and contractors.

Identifying, reporting and recording hazards.

Ensuring safety procedures are followed at all times.

Comply with requirements of Safe Working Procedures.

The Secondary Engineer will require the following skills and attributes:

Suitable tertiary education in electrical engineering to degree or national Diploma (Technician) level and a minimum 2 to 3 years experience;

Understanding of design and operation of modern protection relay technology and substation automation and its application through to commissioning;

Knowledge of design of primary electrical plant in transmission and distribution substations;

Understanding design and operation of substation control systems through to SCADA systems;

A working knowledge of the civil and mechanical engineering aspects of substations and overhead power lines;

Ability to conduct and/or evaluate power systems from a load flow, stability and fault level perspective;

Ability to carry out commissioning of modern protective relay and control systems in a “hand-on” way;

Ability to lead a small design and commissioning team in the timely execution of a task under time and technical constraints;

Ability to produce conceptual as well as detailed designs for Integrated Control and Protection (ICAP) systems based on client specified technical requirements; and

Good people and communication skills and an ability to interact with internal and external parties.

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