Grid Connection Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB407922

Grid Connection Engineer

  • Mount Waverley
  • Closes June 25
  • 40 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

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

What is required?

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


Brunel is working closely with an established renewable energy developer who are seeking an experience grid connection engineer to join its team to take ownership of all grid connection activities for the Australian business.

Join the team in either the Melbourne or Brisbane office and be a part of a growing energy company with the backing of a global leader in the renewable energy industry.

About this role

Reporting to the senior project development manager, the grid connection engineer will be responsible for managing the grid connection process and applications that comply with AEMO and NSP requirements.

The ideal candidate will have a strong technical understanding of grid connection activities and be able to provide support and guidance throughout the project lifecycle from feasability to design through to commissioning.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering.
  • 5-8+ years experience in grid connection with an energy company.
  • Strong understanding of AEMO connection procceses and applications.
  • Experience in grid connection for renewable energy assets highly desired.
  • Power systems modelling experience with PSSE, PSCAD or Power Factory.
  • High level of communication and negotiation skills.


  • Join a growing team with the support of the global business.
  • Competitive remuneration package and bonus structure.
  • Flexible working arrangements.

Brunel in the United States

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 an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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