Airswift are looking for an experienced power systems engineer for a client that has a dominant presence in the renewable energy sector. Our client is a global consultancy-based business and are looking to expand their power systems engineering teams in Perth. This is an exciting opportunity for a power systems engineer to work with the national power systems and connections team who has extensive experience in power systems analysis, consultative engineering and development of electricity transmission systems and providing guidance to junior and graduate power systems engineers.
Reporting to the head of Renewables, this role is based in Perth. The role delivers specialist technical expertise relating to complex electrical power system problems and modelling to support, advise and mentor. Our client strongly encourages individuals from a diverse background to apply for this opportunity.
Location – Perth
Duration – Full time – Permanent
Provide expert technical leadership and knowledge to the connection and power systems team
Provide technical mentoring and coaching to the Network Development technical staff
Conceptualise, develop and implement innovative solutions to complex technical problems through engineering skill
Proactively drives to expand the organisation’s position and reputation as the trusted advisor to Developers, Market Participants, Government Agencies and other stakeholders
Resolve modelling, generator and system performance issues and provide technical solutions.
Prepare, review and approve detailed technical reports
Provide technical leadership and authority while representing the organisation at both internal and external forums
Provide expert advice to NSPs and connection applicants on technical issues.
Lead connection projects and provide expert guidance and solutions for technical issues.
Engage with original equipment manufacturers of both synchronous and non-synchronous generation equipment to develop innovation in technology to meet the technical issues
Be an active member of professional working groups to raise the organisation’s profile and inject key technical matters into the international forum of engineering and energy systems
Ideally, postgraduate qualifications in Electrical Engineering and proven experience with a focus on transmission system planning, power system modelling and dynamic analysis
At least 5 years’ experience in power systems analysis and engineering with expertise in electrical power systems dynamics and stability concepts and assessment techniques.
Knowledge and experience with primary and secondary system protection, transient stability, load flow and fault analysis, transmission system planning, generator connection and performance assessment, renewable's integration, excitation system and power system stabilizer tuning
Power systems software expertise including PSS/E, PSCAD, Powerfactory, DigSiLENT, Simulink, Python and Matlab
In this client-facing role, you will need strong communication, report-writing skills and attend stakeholder meetings
Electricity Industry and Regulatory understanding, in particular generator technical requirements
Experience liaising with government regulatory bodies such as AEMO
Extensive experience in the analysis and development of electricity transmission systems
General understanding of the role and functions of the organisation and the operation of National Electricity Market
Please apply if you hold the above qualifications and experience. Due to the high volume of applications, unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted