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Senior Design engineer

  • Salary: AU$140000 - AU$165000 per annum
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: BBBH543
  • Date posted: 03/09/2020
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Job description

Due to the anticipated expansion of Grid Connected Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) and Utility Scale Solar PV investments in Australia, this international renewable developer is now looking for an experienced Design Engineer (Electrical) to undertake a leading role in meeting design, procurement and construction requirements of BESS/Solar PV in the NEM and WEM. The position is Brisbane based and on a 2 year fixed term permanent basis, with view to full time permanent thereafter.

Key Responsibilities

  • Application of Electrical/Power Systems knowledge to identify & drive technical solutions for utility scale BESS/Solar PV projects.
  • Design and Engineering Support in evaluation of feasibility of connecting new BESS/Solar PV projects to the grid.
  • Concept design and basic engineering works to support EPC projects tendering, champion technical reviews and negotiations with customers during tendering and EPC contract close phases.


  • Proficiency in Circuit Design, Cable / equipment sizing, Protection design and specification, Switchgear / Switch room layouts, Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS)/Solar PV specification and design.
  • Proficient in MV Electrical Installations, Ampacity Calculations, Short circuit/load flow, Protective Device Coordination, Arc Flash, Grounding per IEEE80 and other relevant design topics.
  • Experience in Controls, Networking, SCADA & CAD skills Experience in Renewables, PV, Battery storage, EPC, Generation system design, Microgrids

A full position description can be provided on request.

In return, a competitive salary package is available dependant on your level of expertise. This is an exciting phase for this company with a recent Battery systems company acquisition, with huge plans for growth in the decade ahead. For more details please get in touch with Paul Harris of Navartis on 0403348272 or apply online today.

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