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Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Downer - Surfers Paradise, QLD

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Who We Are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Mining, Energy and Industrial division provides engineering and construction, contract mining and asset services to customers in the resources, energy, power generation and industrial sectors. As part of this team, you’ll join a group of innovative thinkers who work together to deliver market-leading, safe, cost effective and environmentally friendly outcomes that exceed customer expectations.

Position Summary

Incorporating five business streams, Downer Engineering offers comprehensive in-house engineering capability including civil, structural, chemical, mechanical and electrical expertise. Working with customers in mining operations for over 75 years, Mineral Technologies, a subsidiary of Downer, delivers innovative, cost effective process solutions for Iron Ore, Mineral Sands, Silica Sands, Coal, Chromite, Gold, Tin, Tungsten, Tantalum and a wide range of other fine minerals worldwide.

Working within a collaborative and dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to be involved in multi-disciplined projects developing high quality mining designs for mineral processing plant and equipment. Due to continued business growth and an increasing portfolio of work in 2021, Downer is now seeking to appoint a Senior Electrical Design Engineer to work across a variety of projects, based from our Carrara office.

About The Role

  • Develop electrical power studies, estimates, designs, and calculations for mineral separation concentrator plants incorporating flotation, gravity, magnetic and electrostatic separation equipment;
  • Deliver best practice technical solutions in accordance with project scopes, budgets and timeframes;
  • Selection and specification of high voltage & low voltage processing plant electrical equipment
  • Interact with suppliers to obtain bids and perform technical evaluations to develop work packages for equipment including performing technical evaluations of tenders;
  • Provide both remote, and on-site assistance to construction and commissioning teams as and when required;
  • Work effectively and collaboratively within a multi-discipline team environment to deliver results within set timeframes and budgets;

About You
  • Relevant tertiary electrical engineering qualifications (B.Eng Elec);
  • Approximately nine years experience in engineering industrial design and consulting, ideally in the mining industry;
  • Must have knowledge in using industrial software applications for lighting design, electrical grounding, and power system modelling and electrical studies (Power-CAD, ETAP, SKM Power Systems);
  • Experience preparing work packages and performing technical evaluations of tenders;
  • Ideally some experience designing to overseas standards, particularly European IEC, and the North American standards and NEMA;
  • Ability to use computer packages for design, project planning, reporting and presentations;
  • Strong technical aptitude, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team and be self-driven to meet project expectations and targets;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with an open and collaborative attitude;
  • Awareness of industry safety systems, legislation codes and contractual documentation;

What We Offer
  • The opportunity to work within an energetic, highly skilled team, with a focus on producing logical smart designs through innovation and collaboration
  • The ability to work on a diverse range of designs, taking on new and exciting challenges with projects across the world.
  • A workplace that focuses on Zero Harm, making safety a core part of everything we do
  • We provide truly flexible working conditions incorporating part time/casual and job share opportunities throughout various office locations

To apply for this role, please submit your resume via the links provided. Notwithstanding the location of this position, all qualified Australian citizens and permanent residents from all locations are encouraged to apply

For more information, please contact elizabeth.skewes@downergroup.com, however, applications must be made via the careers portal and will not be accepted via email.

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Closing Date: 19 Feb 2021 E. Australia Standard Time