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Senior Engineer Electrical

  • 589198
  • Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer has a long history of delivering transport infrastructure projects under a variety of contracting models. Services include the design and construction of light rail, heavy rail, signalling, track and station works, rail safety technology, bridges and roads. Within

Downer Utilities operates three engineering sectors: Water & Wind, Power Systems and Industrial, Transport & Resources.  As we continue our evolution of growth and innovation, the best people are critical to our success in supporting our customers and catering to market demands.

Due to the growth in securing and delivering large-scale renewables and substations, we have an opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer to be responsible for the design and successful delivery of Secondary systems. 


  • Engineering Degree (Electrical), with an Electrical Trade Licence highly regarded. 
  • Experience gained in electrical substation design projects including specific skills in secondary systems design.
  • Secondary system circuitry, marshalling, control and LV distribution panel and cable design;
  • SCADA integration, including IO points mapping, HV switchgear integration, substation building services;
  • Metering and Protection integration including VT and CT sizing calculations for HV interface to protection and control;
  • DC distribution design, battery sizing and load schedules;
  • AC distribution design, cable sizing utilising CYMCAP or equivalent;
  • Secondary integration to Protection scheme designers;
  • Power system analysis (Fault level study, load studies, arc fault hazard analysis reports);
  • Specification, evaluation and selection and sizing of electrical apparatus including AC and DC systems, transformers, CT, VT


  • Suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives
  • Personalised career growth working with an industry leader
  • Competitive remuneration with on-going training and support
  • Safety focused culture working within in leading services industry
  • Management support coupled with ongoing training and mentoring
  • Career enhancing opportunity to work within an ASX limited company.

For more information about this position please contact Claire Venter – Recruitment & Sourcing Business Partner at

Our focus on gender and cultural inclusiveness is active and ongoing, and through various initiatives we aim to help close the gap. 

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