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Principal Primary Engineer

  1. Sydney
R-113453

We are AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organisation. We connect people, data and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems. Together, with our industry partners and clients, and our global team of 30,000 consultants, designers, engineers and project managers, we can change the world.

We design and deliver major projects on the built and natural environments all around the world. We believe that digitally enabled engineering has the power to radically improve the way we are all housed, connected, powered, and protected and can change our relationship with our communities and our planet for the better.

We are proud of our inclusive, diverse and energised work environment and share an open culture founded on our values: Safety, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration and Excellence.

Role Summary

AtkinsRéalis’ Engineering Design business provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of projects and markets. We are on the hunt for a Principal Engineer, with expertise in High Voltage Substations – Primary Systems (up to 500kV) to work out of our Brisbane office.

Experience in AIS, GIS and indoor substation and control room design, layouts, preparing equipment specification, applying advanced knowledge of substation design principles including short circuit force calculation, earthgrid and shielding is essential. Familiarity with Australian utility standards and experience on related projects will be well regarded.

 Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishing and leading a team of substation designers and supporting our multi-disciplinary design and project management teams.
  • Taking ownership of preparing and delivering a full scope of work for HV substations, new build, TNSP Panel works, synchronous condensers and battery installations in accordance with Australian Design Standards
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships to support project delivery.
  • Collaborating closely with internal and external stake holders to define project goals, establish budgets and develop project schedules
  • Participate actively in design reviews, risk assessments and quality control processes to ensure design excellence.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends in high voltage primary systems to recommend innovative solutions.

Desired Skills, Experience and Capabilities

  • Proven experience in the design of transmission and distribution, with an expertise in Primary Substation design.
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical skills with the ability to develop and lead design teams and develop strong client relationships
  • Experience working in digital engineering environments and delivering to local technical standards and guidelines
  • Commercially minded, can understand the business needs of both AtkinsRéalis and our clients
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Power Engineering
  • CPEng and/or RPEQ

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We're not all the same and that's our greatest strength.

Join us in APAC and you join over 5000 people from a multitude of different cultures and abilities. Our goal is to make sure that every single person feels included and has an equal voice – and that we’re sensitive to your individual needs and ambitions.

You won’t just experience these values inside the business, you’ll also inspire the world around you – through more inclusive, accessible and sustainable design. We’re creating a better future and you can help make it happen. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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