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Electrical Design Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408704

Electrical Design Engineer

  • Closes 8 August
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Renewable Energy
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: BRISBANE

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Closing date: Thursday, 8 August 2024


Brunel is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to work with our client in the renewable energy industry. The ideal candidate will play a key role in the design and implementation of electrical systems across various renewable energy projects. This position offers an excellent opportunity to enhance your skills and expertise in electrical engineering while contributing to the success of sustainable energy initiatives. If you are passionate about electrical design and looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

About this role

  • Electrical Design: Utilize electrical engineering principles to contribute to the detailed design process of various renewable energy projects.
  • Calculation and Deliverables: Perform and oversee calculations essential to electrical design, including cable sizing, load lists, and equipment lists. Ensure accuracy and adherence to project requirements.
  • HV Substation Design: Participate in the secondary design phase of high voltage (HV) substations, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and specifications.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with multidisciplinary teams, including other engineers, designers, and project managers, to ensure seamless integration of electrical systems within overall project designs.
  • Documentation: Prepare and review technical documentation, drawings, and specifications related to electrical design elements.
  • Quality Assurance: Conduct quality checks on design work to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and project standards.
  • Problem Solving: Identify and resolve technical issues or challenges that may arise during the design and implementation phases of projects.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on industry trends, standards, and best practices in electrical design engineering, and apply knowledge to enhance design processes and


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in detailed design engineering, preferably within the electrical engineering sector.
  • Proficiency in completing calculations and deliverables such as cable sizing, load lists, and equipment lists.
  • Experience in secondary design aspects of HV substations is highly desirable.
  • Strong technical skills with electrical design software and tools.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to upholding safety standards and quality assurance protocols.


  • Competitive day rate
  • 100% remote working
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment

About Brunel

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100 offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

Empowering people is our business. Our specialist recruiters strive to connect talented individuals with opportunities that align not only with your immediate expectations, but your long-term career trajectory as well. Brunel has built a reputation for working with some of the world’s largest and most innovative businesses. Talk to us about how we can help you to reach your goals.

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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Tim Chapman quoting publication number: PUB408704