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Electrical Project Engineer / Australia

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Location: Melbourne, Australia
Electrical Project Engineer - Contract

The global client, one of Australia's largest manufacturing businesses are looking to recruit an experience Electrical Project Engineer. The role will be adding to their growing team and based south of Melbourne, to work on a variety of exciting upgrade projects.

The successful applicant will work as part of a multi-disciplined team reporting to the Project Manager.
  • Delivery of electrical work packages across various Capital Projects as determined by the approved plant Capital Budget. Typically process line equipment upgrade including electrical and automation equipment.
  • Input to all phases of a project within the electrical scope of services as required by the Project Manager/Engineer
  • Define the system's global architecture and prepare project feasibility assessments from an electrical and automation standpoint
  • Design of electrical and automated control systems including Human Machine Interface (HMI) development
  • Ensures full compliance of work undertaken according to relevant company and IEEE Standards
  • Selects the appropriate technology for projects (PLC, Drive, Instruments, Sensors, Valves, Actuators, MCC, Motors, etc.) and ensures that they are fully compatible
  • Design drawings for construction of the physical components of electrical and automation systems including, but not limited to the following:
  • Single Line Diagrams, Motor Control Schematics/specifications, Control panel layout & design
  • Electrical power distribution systems design and specification
  • I/O wiring
  • Loop drawings
  • Network system design
  • Prepare technical reports and client correspondences/presentations to project stakeholders
  • Review and prepare detailed specifications and contract documents for procurement of major electrical and controls equipment as well as construction document packages
  • Actively involved and responsible for installation and commissioning of electrical work packages for specific capital projects
Experience & Skills
  • Electrical engineering background with an associated degree in engineering
  • Minimum 8 years relevant industrial experience (safety systems, safe system of work documentation, contractor supervision, equipment commissioning, project close out, etc).
  • Electrical or Automation engineering background, (preferable with Instrumentation and PLC systems background), Electrical degree in engineering
  • Minimum 8 years relevant industrial experience (with knowledge of and work demonstration of safety systems, safe system of work documentation, contractor supervision, equipment commissioning, project close out, etc)
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of engineering projects as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Extensive experience in reading, designing, or troubleshooting P&ID and electrical diagrams
  • Knowledge of various industrial communication protocols

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