- Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
- Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally
- Friendly working environment across the business
SMEC provides unique opportunities to work on iconic industry projects with experienced colleagues and leadership teams. We support and empower employees to drive innovation initiatives within a well-established and growing organisation.
Every employee plays a key role in shaping our business and is driven by teamwork, progressive thinking and creative ideas. We are committed to providing platforms to enable our people to engage in the business, deliver value to clients and develop their careers.
When you join SMEC, you join a flexible growing organisation that has a genuine commitment to CSR, diversity and improving the world we live in.
At SMEC, we understand that our continued success within the infrastructure market is the result of building long-term client relationships. We listen and understand the specific needs of our clients and deliver a complete value chain of services to provide sustainable solutions across major infrastructure projects worldwide.
We embrace emerging technologies and innovations, including BIM and Virtual Reality, to deliver robust engineering services across the fields of transport and logistics, water and environment and energy and resources.
With 16,500 employees working out of over 120 offices in 40+ countries throughout Australasia, Asia, the Middle East, UK, Africa, North and South America, we partner with our parent company Surbana Jurong and sister company Robert Bird Group (RBG) to deliver integrated infrastructure expertise to our clients worldwide.
Our journey of growth is only beginning, and we look forward to strengthening our already established capabilities, entering new markets and offering more effective solutions across infrastructure developments worldwide.
We are currently seeking a Technical Principal /Principal Engineer who will be responsible for providing technical leadership and undertaking design work in rail team.
You will be involved in leading the full spectrum of electrical engineering work in a railway environment including traction power; high voltage aerial and cable line design; earthing and bonding; and low voltage and electrical services design. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in:
- DC Traction substations (1500VDC preferable);
- HV aerial and cable reticulation (66/33/11 kV);
- HV equipment specifications;
- Earthing, bonding and electrolysis;
- LV reticulation, distribution boards and power supplies (e.g. to lifts, lighting, plant and equipment);
- Lighting and electrical building services; and
- Protection systems and SCADA
With a track record of achievement in a similar role, you will have gained your experience in an engineering design consultancy and have a passion for building trusted relationships to drive positive change and win new work.
Suitable applicants will have/be:
- Bachelors Degree (Engineering) accepted by IEAust.
- Eligible for Chartered Professional Engineer IEAust or equivalent.
- Rail background
- The demonstrated ability to consistently undertake key technical tasks independently across a broad range of small to medium profile project
The incumbent will role model SMEC values, ethics and code of conduct and ensure all business activities are carried out in accordance with these guiding principle.
At SMEC, you will benefit from working in a flexible global organisation with exposure to international best practice engineering design.
You will have access to a range of professional development opportunities, collaborate with our global team of specialists and be mentored by passionate leaders.
When you join SMEC, you will have the opportunity to embrace your creativity and drive change across the business.
Working with clients and partners, you will be part of an organisation that helps to shape our communities, industries and the global landscape.
Our recent growth has provided new and exciting opportunities for our people, our employees enjoy a consistent flow of significant projects, end-to-end responsibilities and are motivated by meaningful work.
Link to benefits: http://www.smec.com/en_au/careers/your-career-with-SMEC
As an inclusive and growing organisation, SMEC is committed to building a global community of talented professionals and thought leaders.
We recognise the value and importance of a diverse and inclusive workplace and look for people with different backgrounds, skills and expertise to drive innovation and shared learning across our growing global network.
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How to apply
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For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Miles Pullen – email@example.com
All recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn't require agency input. Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees