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Experienced Automation Engineer- Delivery

About ElectraNet

ElectraNet builds, owns, operates and maintains the high voltage electricity transmission network which delivers the energy South Australians rely on to power our homes, businesses and communities. Our employees describe our culture as one that is supportive, inclusive, and community-oriented, where we genuinely want each other to succeed.

Employee Benefits

ElectraNet is committed to empowering our people and recognising their contribution with a competitive remuneration package plus:

  • Performance bonus eligibility of up to 15%
  • Relocation and visa assistance for interstate and international candidates (TSS subclass 482)
  • Flexible and remote working arrangements including regular work from home
  • 15 days personal/carers leave per year
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer or 4 weeks as the secondary carer
  • Additional paid volunteering and office closure leave
  • Flexibility to utilise public holiday leave entitlements for other cultural celebrations

Visit our careers page to read more about our employee benefits. 

The Opportunity

South Australia is at the forefront of the global transition to clean energy by leading the integration of renewables across the industry to support Australia’s pursuit of 100% net renewables by 2030.

In this full-time role, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of Automation System design work across a broad range of projects including connections of generators (renewables and conventional), battery energy storage systems, major loads as well as replacement of existing infrastructure to ensure the network remains reliable. 

You will also be responsible for:

  • Prepare preliminary detailed design, options analysis/risk assessments, scope and specifications of Substation Automation Systems
  • Perform engineering design review and validation including commissioning witnessing of Substation Automation Systems
  • Support development and maintenance of Substation Automation System standards including equipment evaluation
  • Support co-ordination of engineering project deliverables with stakeholders

About You

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Substation Automation related role
  • Knowledge and experience of SCADA/Substation Automation Systems and Architecture
  • Knowledge of DNP3 and IEC 61850 substation network communication standards
  • Knowledge of SCADA/Substation Automation System construction and commissioning
  • Knowledge of legislated industry requirements
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders
  • Electrical industry background is an advantage
  • Eligible for membership of Engineers Australia

Don't let a lack of experience hold you back. We are more interested in your potential than your past. If you have the skills and attitude we're looking for, we want to hear from you.

Ready to be a clean energy changemaker? Join ElectraNet and help us power a brighter future!

How To Apply

Please apply online via our careers page. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applicants can also register for job alerts via our careers page.

Click here for a copy of the Experienced Automation Engineer Position Description, available on our company website.


Adelaide, AU

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