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Experienced/Senior Protection Engineer - Delivery (multiple opportunities)

South Australian Transmission Network

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 based on experience. In addition, we are proud to offer:

  • 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.

Opportunities available for Experienced and Senior Protection Engineers. In this full-time role, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of Protection 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:

  • Preparing preliminary or detailed design, options analysis/risk assessments, scope and specifications of Protection Systems
  • Performing engineering design reviews, compliance and validation including commissioning witnessing of Protection Systems
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of Protection System standards including equipment evaluation
  • Planning and prioritising your workload, working across multiple projects simultaneously
  • Supporting the co-ordination of engineering project deliverables with stakeholders

About You

As an experienced engineer you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline (essential) with a minimum of 5 years experience in Protection related roles
  • Deep understanding of HV power systems, protection schemes, and secondary systems circuitry
  • Familiarity with industry regulations and standards
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Problem-solving prowess and a knack for finding practical solutions
  • Team player with a flexible and collaborative attitude
  • 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. Let's discuss how your experience aligns with our current openings.

How To Apply

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

Position Descriptions are available on our company website, click on the link below to access.

Experienced Protection Engineer

Senior Protection Engineer


Adelaide, AU

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