First listed on: 27 May 2024

Senior Electrical Engineer

  • Support our high performing electrical engineering team.
  • Be at the forefront of a wide range of renewable technologies.
  • Based in our modern Melbourne CBD office in Southbank with onsite travel – Perm Full time role.

Want a better job?

You’ll find it at Alinta Energy.

We’re making energy better for our more than 1.1 million customers – and we’re making work life better for our 1,000+ people too.

We believe in better.
At Alinta Energy, we’re a friendly bunch working to be the best energy company. Our culture is collaborative, and our passion drives positive change for people and the planet.   

Over the past decade, we’ve evolved from a Western Australian residential gas retailer to one of Australia’s largest energy retailers, generators, investors, and developers with infrastructure across Australia and New Zealand.

Australia’s energy system is undergoing the biggest transformation in its history and we’re right there with it.

Help us make energy better.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join the Power Generation Engineering team based in Melbourne on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Head of Engineering. The successful applicant will establish the technical standards required to lead and drive the electrical engineering discipline within the engineering team and the associated electrical infrastructure within our power stations, transmission and distribution systems, development, documentation, and maintenance of the asset management systems.

The role also focuses on the provision of specialist electrical technical support, project management and service to the operations and maintenance groups who are accountable for the delivery of the site-specific asset management plans including Capex Projects and commissioning of new power generation assets.

In this role, you’ll be:

  • Support one of the high performing electrical engineering teams.
  • Manage development, documentation, and maintenance of systems appropriate for the electrical engineering discipline.
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert for all Electrical Power Assets and develop Alinta Energy’s electrical and technical standards.
  • Ensure asset management plans and milestones are aligned with Power Generation strategy, with appropriate contributions from other AE employees.
  • Guide operational sites in development, delivery and cost management of maintenance and CAPEX plans, with regular reviews against plan and budget.
  • Create and maintain strong relationships with key senior internal customers and other key stakeholders.

Ideally, you’ll bring to the role:

  • A degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Chartered Professional Engineer with NER status.
  • Significant power generation, transmission and distribution experience.
  • Strategic understanding of the operations & maintenance of power plants, with demonstrated experience in the development and management of asset plans.
  • High level of project management, electrical engineering expertise.
  • Working knowledge of the Australian Energy environment specifically the NEM NWIS and WEM environments.

This is a great opportunity to join an energetic and collaborative team.  You will be a key Leader of the power generation engineering team and will have a strong focus on Specialist Engineering Leadership in the areas of power system control philosophies, modelling, and analysis to ensure power quality and performance.  

Enjoy better benefits - check our website for the full list!

One of the best things about Alinta Energy is we discover better together. If you like the sound of that, and you’re a match for the role, we’d love to talk to you.

Alinta Energy. That’s better. 

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

If your application progresses, we will need to complete background and pre-employment checks, such as immigration checks, reference checks, criminal background checks, qualification checks, and additional checks for roles related to finance.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application.

Closing date: 7th of June.

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