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Job Information

AECOM Principal Electrical Engineer in Fortitude Valley, Australia

Australia - Queensland, Fortitude Valley

Job Summary

As a result of a significant project pipeline, our Electrical, Instruments & Controls Team based in our Resources and Industry Group in Brisbane has an opportunity for a Principal Engineer to support our growth.

Working in a dynamic, consulting environment on major mining, heavy industry and resources projects, you will utilise your electrical systems experience including HV, LV, instrumentation, lighting, controls and communications, vendor package integration, to drive the continued development of our team.

As a Principal Engineer you will champion technical excellence and provide mentorship to our less experienced team members. Client liaison and project management opportunities will be provided on your career path to Director, working for an international consultancy.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering with minimum 12 years' experience designing industrial and mining power, electrical, instrument and control systems;

  • Demonstrated experience in the design and specification of industrial and mining systems such as HV/LV distribution, controls and communications and safety systems;

  • Proficient in producing and reviewing engineering documentation such as technical drawings and specifications, datasheets, scope of works and material requisitions;

  • Possess current knowledge of the relevant industry standards and the application in compliant designs;

  • You will be someone who is looking to achieve outstanding results and most importantly, be someone that enjoys sharing knowledge, supporting ideas, and encouraging others to develop their skills and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering;

  • CPEng and/or RPEQ (or working towards obtaining.)

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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 Industrial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247033BR

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.