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Senior Project Engineer (Electrical/Control)


Senior Project Engineer (Electrical/Control)

SYDNEY (Option for Remote Working)


$120k - $140k (inc. Super) + Bonus

Are you looking for a Senior Project Engineer role in Sydney? Do you have the mindset, skills and experience to work on challenging and complex projects, where you will be part of a team who are developing ground-breaking concepts and design solutions?

About the Company

My client has established itself over the last 60 years, building an enviable reputation for providing consultancy services across a variety of complex and safety critical environments including Defence, Rail, Oil & Gas, Commercial Marine and Aerospace. Combined with a powerful global OEM partner network, they ensure the world's most challenging environments are safe and reliable for operations. Supporting clients across the globe, they offer design, engineering, manufacturing, maintenance, logistics support, procurement and supply chain management services.

The Role

You will be working on multi-disciplinary projects for a primarily mechanical engineering company designing, building and maintaining critical fluid systems. Whilst part of your role will be to provide oversight, review and approval of electrical and control system designs, you also need to have systems engineering, project management and documentation skills, which are transferable to non-electrical aspects of projects. Your work will compliment an inclusive small team of engineers and technicians working on bespoke projects.

Skills and experience

* Degree qualified in Electrical or Mechatronics (recognised by Engineers Australia)

* Additional Technical qualifications (desirable)

* Minimum 7 years of industry experience

* Ability to sign off designs which meet safety and regulatory standards

* Ability to work on multi-disciplinary projects

* 3 phase and single-phase power

* Specify and design Hardwired and PLC control systems including Modbus TCP comms and SCADA

* Instrumentation

* Highly detailed documentation to support tendering and project process

* Calculations, including for LV systems

* Experienced in Risk assessments, HAZOPs etc.

The following skills will be an advantage but not essential:

* Hands on practical knowledge and capability

* Hazardous area knowledge

* SIL system knowledge

* Testing and ITP knowledge

* Estimating and procurement


  • This role is fully flexible, offering the option to work from home

  • Competitive salary package includes Super

  • Generous bonus scheme based on individual performance and company profitability

N.B. You must hold full, unrestricted and ongoing rights to work in Australia to be eligible for this role.

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About RHL


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Placing People First

RHL provide a value added quality service to both clients and candidates at all levels, in particular, at a time where skill shortages challenge us all on a global scale. Our ability to deliver is key not only to the success of our business but also that of our clients and to the candidates we place. We strive for continued success as trusted recruitment partners throughout the recruitment life cycle.

Sydney, Australia, Australia & Oceania

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  • Salary
    AUD120,000 to AUD140,000 per year
  • Benefits
    Super + bonus
  • Location
  • Company
  • Posted By
    Kellie Dance
  • Date Posted
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  • Start Date
  • Job ID
  • Employer Reference
  • Job Functions
    Project Management
    Rail Engineering
  • Industries
    Environmental Services
    Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
  • Career Level
    Mid-Senior level
  • Qualification Level
    Masters Degree
  • Home Working Possible?

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