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  • 19/09/2023

Senior Electrical Engineer (Melbourne, VIC, AU)

About the role

Simec Renewable Energy, a leading renewable energy company is seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join our Melbourne team. 
In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the end-to-end grid connection management for GFG projects, modifications and new equipment development. 
Your expertise will be crucial in managing the technical, commercial and legal aspects of renewable energy connections, from early-stage development to registration, commissioning and energization. Additionally, you will be tasked with developing innovative strategies to transition the steel industry to renewable energy and hydrogen based solutions. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure adequate support is provided for projects
  • Manage technical, commercial and legal aspects of renewable energy connections
  • Oversee process from early-stage development to registration, commissioning and energization
  • Proactively manage continuous improvement initiatives to improve performance outputs and address any challenges that arise  
  • Engage with industry experts to ensure Simec is informed of market developments, and technical opportunities

About your experience

To be successful in this role you will be a motivated Electrical Engineer who operates with a safety-first mindset and possesses strong stakeholder management skills. 

You also have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 5+ years experience in utility-scale grid connections
  • Proficiency in power system analysis tools
  • Experience with one or more of wind/solar/battery/hydrogen projects
  • Strong knowledge of grid regulatory processes
  • Project management and engineering design skills
  • Business development and asset management expertise 

About our team

SIMEC Energy aims to make a difference to Australian businesses and people’s lives, provide energy independence, support the collective effort to slow climate change, and enable our customers to enjoy the benefits of energy without compromise.
To maintain a competitive edge, it is critical that every member of the SEA team is dedicated to providing the best possible service to all our customers, both internal and external.  Our strength lies in our overall team approach to achieving excellence in sales and customer service and it is this strength that sets us apart from the rest.

Next steps

We are committed to uncompromising levels of safety, strong customer centricity and diversity. Wherever they are in the world, our people are our greatest asset. We would love you to be part of our journey.

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.