Principal Electrical Engineer

Job No: 160897
Location: Wulkuraka

  • Are you an experienced Electrical Engineer looking to join a leading organisation?
  • Attractive salary on offer

The Aquatec Maxcon Group commenced operations in 1970 and has developed into a leading water and wastewater technology provider in Australasia. For the last 50 years, we have designed, installed and commissioned almost every type of water and wastewater technology and have delivered these contracts under various project delivery methods.

Within the larger Aquatec Maxcon Group lies MPA Engineering, a leading electrical, controls and automation engineering firm that has specialised in Water/Wastewater and Energy industries for over 25 years. 

Our business is growing, and we now have an exciting opportunity for a curious and solutions-focused Principal Electrical Engineer to join our team in our Wulkuraka office, close to Ipswich, QLD. Due to the nature of this role, you will be providing your expertise to different project sites.

What’s in it for you

You will receive an attractive salary (highly negotiable based on your experience and skills). This will also come with fantastic benefits, including:

  • In addition to your primary role of meeting client’s needs, there can be flexibility in working arrangements;
  • Training you need to thrive in this role;
  • Limited working from home arrangements, and;
  • Relocation assistance is negotiable for the right candidate.

Throughout the Aquatec Maxcon Group, we have a strong safety culture and are committed to ensuring our people are supported and looked after.

Your next opportunity

In this role, you will make a significant contribution to our engineering team delivering PLC/SCADA programming and power studies to major projects 

Core duties:

  • Support the switchboard division and electrical projects;
  • Review tender specifications and assist in electrical tender preparation;
  • Support power system studies (including load flow, cable sizing, fault calculation and protection coordination); and
  • Guide engineering design to junior engineers.

You will also work with a team of passionate professionals who work safely and responsibly to deliver world-class solutions.

What you will bring to the team

To thrive in this role, you will have a qualification in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience working in a switchboard controls environment. You will also have previous experience working with power engineering and control systems.

As you will be working on a variety of projects, it is important that you have a strong understanding and knowledge of Australian Building Standards (AS3000 and AS3008).

Moreover, you will have previous exposure and experience with power system analysis software, with a preference for SKM PTW, ETAP and Powercad software.

You will be an adaptable and self-driven individual who is curious and can ask questions while effectively designing processes and systems that offer long-term solutions and outcomes.

It is crucial that you have a boots-on-the-ground and hands-on approach to your work and that you can effectively come up with solutions and take people on a journey with you through your agile and lean focus.

You will require full Australian working rights


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