Lead/ Principal Distribution Designer/Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408282

Lead/ Principal Distribution Designer/Engineer

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

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About this job

  • Industry: Utilities & Distribution
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Perth

What is required?

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


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.

Brunel in the United States

  • 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.

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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