Senior Electrical Engineer | Mining

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer | Mining
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Osborne Park, Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 2019-03-17
Reference: BH-100019-1
Contact Name: Tim Sholer
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 01:55

Job Description

NES Global Talent is looking for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer with Mining Mineral Processing experience in Australia.

The successful candidate will be based in Perth and deliver a number of brownfield mining projects in WA.

Your responsibilities in the role
  • Work collaboratively within a multidiscipline project team
  • Design calculations for electrical system such as Fault level, voltage drop, equipment sizing, lighting, earthing, cable sizing
  • Development of load lists, equipment list, cable schedules
  • Development of electrical power distribution concepts, SLD, schematic diagrams
  • Development of electrical layouts, hazardous area classification layouts
    Electrical system protection design, relay selection, settings inc. creating of relay specific setting files, protection coordination
  • Specifications and data sheets for electrical equipment
  • Technical bid evaluation, Vendor drawing review, Factory inspection tests on electrical equipment
  • Control of electrical design budget and schedule
  • Technical supervision of electrical designers and draftspersons
  • Developing resourcing estimates to perform project tasks
What you need to be successful in the role
  • Electrical Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Professional Membership or eligibility for membership
  • 6+ years’ experience in the Australian Mining Mineral Processing Sector
  • Electrical HV and LV detailed substation design experience
  • Strong knowledge of electrical and instrumentation equipment
  • Knowledge of WA Mines Safety and Inspection regulations
  • Understanding of relevant Australian and International Standards
  • Experience with brownfields projects and provision of site support
  • Load Flow and Fault Studies, Dynamic Studies inc. Motor Starting, Protection coordination and Arc Flash studies  
  • Ability to problem-solve effectively
  • Ability to travel to site if required
  • Maintaining the highest levels of health and safety
  • Promoting the company’s Values and Code of Conduct.
We will only contact candidates who meet the criteria for the role and with the Right to Work in Australia.