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AECOM Principal Secondary System Engineer in Canberra, Australia

Job Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a collaborative and creative team within the world’s leading professional services firm? Put your career into high gear, in this exciting opportunity to join a Fortune 500 organisation where you can thrive, fully leverage your strengths, feel heard, and contribute to AECOM’s mission to build a better world.

AECOM has an exciting opportunity for a senior/principal-level electrical engineer to join our Automation Team. The person appointed will be responsible to work with and across a strong Transmission and Distribution group and to provide the appropriate business development, technical support and deliver quality project outcomes on time and budget delivery. The individual will be required to build collaborative relationships to support the Energy Team for the many internal and external key stakeholders.

You will be given the unique opportunity to work with one of our key clients TransGrid who are about to embark on an ambitious capital works program including major transmission projects of a scale not seen in the Australian electricity sector in many decades.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Strong experience in the Transmission Secondary and SCADA environment

  • Design of HV transmission substations protection systems including Low Voltage Control and protection design

  • Development of functional Specifications

  • Experience in design of SCADA

  • Experience in sourcing, selection and integration of control systems hardware and associated cabling into substation design

  • Design Management Experience

  • Excellent project management and time management skills

  • Excellent at managing internal and external client relationship

  • In-depth understanding of NSW power distribution system.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Energy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270760BR

Additional Locations AU - Canberra, ACT, AU - Hunter, NSW

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.