Electrical Design Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB407571

Electrical Design Engineer

  • Sydney
  • Closes July 23
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Sydney

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor


Brunel are seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to work with our market leading client in the mining industry. The ideal candidate will be at the centre of contributing to the design and implementation of electrical systems across various projects. The successful candidate will have the chance to further develop their skills and expertise in electrical engineering while making meaningful contributions to the success of projects. If you are passionate about electrical design and seeking a challenging yet rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

This role is based in Perth with some site visits required

About this role

Key Responsibilities:
Electrical Design: Utilize electrical engineering principles to contribute to the detailed design process of various 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 outcomes.


Qualifications and Experience:
• 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.


Benefits:• Competitive salary
• Health and wellness programs• Professional development opportunities
• Collaborative and innovative work environment

Brunel in the United States

Organisation: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.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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