Lead/ Principal Distribution Designer/Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408282

Lead/ Principal Distribution Designer/Engineer

  • Perth
  • Closes 20 July
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Utilities & Distribution
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Saturday, 20 July 2024


Brunel are delighted to announce we are seeking a Team Leader for the Lines and Cable team with our engineering client who offer specialist services to the electricity transmission and distribution networks in Australia and New Zealand for over 25 years. They provide innovative engineering solutions for electrical infrastructures such as generation, substations, transmission and distribution underground and overhead networks, and land and subdivision reticulation.

The role is Perth Based

About this role

  • The candidate must have experience of leading teams to scope, create specifications, designs, calculations, reports and drawings associated with the new or modification of distribution projects from 0.240kV – 33kV (overhead and underground). The candidate must have a power engineering background and have good client communication skills.

  • In the role you will manage a team responsible for the production of project deliverables through a robust checking process but must also develop drawing office technical standards as per end client requirements, mentor and train the designers and, when work dictates, support the actual delivery of the projects.

  • The candidate must be a strong leader, experienced in operating in a culturally diverse team and work without micro level supervision. This role will lead to management career paths as you develop with our client.



  • Previous/Current experience with Utility providers in Western Australia is a Necessary requirement.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Occupational Health and Safety within the team including contractors.
  • Gradually improve engineering skill as a Senior Engineer, as per our clients competency matrix (Can produce project-specific deliverables for complex applications. Can verify & approve work performed by others).
  • Train and develop team members to adapt to our clients processes and procedures.
  • Responsible for performance management of the team.
  • Responsible for maintaining and managing the client base.
  • Responsible for accurate estimating of projects to ensure profitability of the team.
  • Responsible for scheduling of projects to meet customer timelines.
  • Responsible for project managing all projects within the team.
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing Quality Assurance for all projects within the team.
  • Undertake the role with a sense of passion for service excellence and contribute towards improved customer loyalty.
  • Contribute towards new ideas and initiatives that improve overall service performance of the team.
  • Take opportunities to reinforce the importance of serving customers and provide exceptional service to both internal and external customers.
  • Uphold and continually develop positive relationships by fostering open communication with staff and colleagues.
  • Play an active role in team activities and staff meetings to achieve business objectives


The successful candidate will be offered an industry leading package.

About Brunel

  • Due to the high volume of applications unfortunately only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • 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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If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Matthew Robertson quoting publication number: PUB408282

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