Senior Electrical Engineer

Sydney, New South Wales, au
Company: HDR
Category: Architecture and Engineering Occupations
Published on 2021-07-25 06:18:11


About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Objectives

As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be assisting the Group Leader with delivery of projects, with effective use of assisting junior engineers, maintaining technical quality, professionalism, completing all design activities to programme.

You will be required produce detail design and installation design of complete power solutions for Data Centres in conjunction with our Sales, Technical and Project Management teams. With a keen eye for detail you will be conversant with all aspects of electrical engineering in critical environments and be responsible for developing, validating & sign off from Concept through to detailed design and overseeing final equipment testing & commissioning.

Whilst you will be a competent & experienced designer, we are looking for a self-starter that can manage and develop resource to meet project demands whilst maintaining the highest level of technical excellence and regulatory compliance and work as part of the wider multi-disciplinary engineering team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Carry out engineering concept design through to detailed design
  • Ensure all design projects and reports within the group are technically compliant, to a consistent quality and standard. Maintain regular ‘in house’ design reviews and checks.
  • Motivate yourself and manage staff within group to build coherent high performing teams. Set objectives, monitor performance, coach and develop staff to optimise their potential.
  • Implement and manage QA systems and procedures on all projects.
  • Implement Company Health and Safety. Ensure all designs respond to the CDM regulations.
  • Ensure Quality Management System ISO 9001 and 14001 are adhered to.
  • Qualifications

    Preferred Skills & Requirements

  • Expert Electrical Engineer preferably chartered.
  • Producing & developing concept through to detailed design
  • Production of high-quality project documentation
  • Developing control system strategies
  • Switchboard design & cable sizing
  • Resilient power systems including Switchgear, UPS & Generator
  • Auditing and troubleshooting complex electrical systems
  • Production of Technical reports as required
  • Data Centre experience
  • Equipment selection and comparison
  • Working in collaboration with internal teams, subcontractors and clients
  • Experience, especially in designing and managing projects, ideally 10 years’ industry experience.
  • Able to undertake computer modelling organise and direct the production of CAD drawings and correspond effectively with opposite numbers with other consultants.
  • Skills in project managing on-going jobs with limited supervision are desirable.
  • Competency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint.
  • The ability to project a positive and professional attitude at all times.
  • Educational qualifications to a degree level or equivalent are desired.
  • Chartered Status in chosen discipline preferred, or ongoing pursuit of Chartered status and business qualifications.
  • Good knowledge and use of appropriate project and design analysis software including Etap, Amtech.
  • Personable and a ‘can do’ attitude with resource management experience.
  • Able to establish rapport and good working relationships within the project team and Clients.
  • To be able to work as part as a team and collaboratively and co-operatively.
  • Why HDR

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