Power Systems Engineer

Power Systems

Applicants MUST be Australian citizens or permanent residents without any restrictions to work in Australia.
** This role may require occasional travel. **

DIgSILENT Pacific just opened their Sydney office and are hiring. If you are eligible to work in Australia, and have several years of power system engineering experience in the NEM, particularly in renewables, we would be interested in hearing from you. Experience with PowerFactory is highly desirable.

We are seeking to offer full-time employment to an energetic and well-qualified engineer to support utility, generation and industry based projects. The work will present a wide variety of technical challenges and will be mainly office based but with field components when required.

Your tasks

Projects that you will encounter in this position include power system modelling, regulatory aspects for new connections and market development, and could include:

  • Power system and market advisory studies in emerging regional markets
  • Planning projects at distribution and transmission level
  • Studies related to renewable and conventional generation (RMS and EMT studies)
  • Development of advanced power system monitoring solutions
  • Data management and large scale software integration of PowerFactory tools
  • Development of dynamic controller models in PowerFactory and PSCAD software
  • Dynamic stability simulations and analysis
  • GPS compliance assessment and R2 model validation site testing

Your benefits

DIgSILENT Pacific offers:

  • An open, uncomplicated working environment with positive and motivated colleagues
  • Access to international experts in the wider DIgSILENT group
  • Scope to work on a variety of projects
  • An opportunity to have fun at work while being highly productive
  • A competitive remuneration package

Your requirements

A background in either consulting or a utility environment with relevant experience in power markets and management of associated regulatory matters are minimum requirements. The successful candidate will have:

  • Masters of Electrical Engineering (minimum)
  • Extremely strong in Python programming and other automation and scripting languages
  • Specialist skills in the areas listed above, with PSCAD (EMT) expertise preferable but not essential
  • Knowledge of regulatory arrangements in the NEM is mandatory
  • A strong technical background with experience in managing and studying new connection applications to the NEM highly desirable
  • An ability to work independently as well as with remote teams in our other offices
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with an enthusiastic approach
  • Be able and willing to travel both internationally and domestically (including the USA and/or to remote locations) to perform assigned tasks and field work.

Apply to submit your CV and cover letter via the website.

Your contact person: Julian Eggleston

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Power Systems Engineer

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