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TfA Project Group is a multi-disciplinary design, engineering, project management and town planning consultancy with over 25 years’ experience in the superior delivery of fuel & energy projects as well as broader commercial and industrial forms of development.  We currently offer business services in all major engineering disciplines, project management and town planning and are positioned as leaders in the future energy transition.

A great opportunity exists for an Electrical Engineer / Senior Electrical Engineer with a minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience to join our expert project delivery team. This is a permanent position, available immediately and will see you working with a group of enthusiastic and capable professionals.

The position is open across all three of our East coast offices (Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne).

The role predominately focuses on the engineering and design of electrical, instrumentation and control systems for a variety of renewable energy developments (EV installations, hydrogen), fuels, aviation, bitumen and lubricant storage facilities, and other general retail and industrial projects such as multi-retail centres, industrial subdivisions, and logistics/warehousing.

We Offer:

  • Opportunity to work alongside a cross-section of other project delivery disciplines
  • Friendly team environment offering diversity and inclusiveness
  • Employment longevity and stability
  • Competitive renumeration
  • Career growth opportunities

We are looking for someone who:

  • Enjoys developing client relationships
  • Has a proven ability to work with and coordinate a team of design and engineering professionals
  • Takes pride in delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Has a proven track record of taking initiative and ownership in driving client and project solutions
  • Is committed to long term employment within an organisation and has the desire to play a key role in future growth of the business

The Role:

This role will see you involved in a variety of projects as part of our multi-discipline design and engineering team. Reporting to the Director, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Productive, efficient and autonomous preparation and completion of engineering and design packages for electrical, instrumentation and control systems including document and quality control
  • Ensuring electrical, instrumentation and control system engineering and design packages comply with local regulations and standards, Client standards and specifications, and Hazardous Area requirements
  • Supervision, mentoring and development of electrical designers and project engineers
  • Contribute to the preparation of fee proposals
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of project specifications and documentation
  • Contribute to the preparation of P&ID’s, Design Basis and Functional Descriptions
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of single line diagrams, schematics and termination diagrams, control system block diagrams, and MCC/SWB, FJB and Control Panel GA’s and specifications
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of maximum demand calculations, cable sizing calculations, cable schedules, equipment and instrumentation specifications and datasheets
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of site layouts reflecting electrical equipment locations, cable routing, earthing and lightning protection requirements, lighting requirements etc.
  • Preparation, review and/or approval of typical electrical installation details including pits, underground conduits and trenching, supporting arrangements etc.
  • Attendance at design reviews and HAZOPs
  • Custodian of continuous improvement of internal electrical design standards including specifications and typical drawings
  • Liaising with product suppliers to obtain equipment specifications and advice
  • Liaising with power and telecommunication authorities, particularly with applications for supply and/or supply upgrades
  • Undertaking site inspections and audits including the preparation of reports
  • Supporting internal project managers with the preparation of electrical, instrumentation and control scope of works and other project documentation
  • Reporting project status to internal project managers

Skills & Experience (essential):

  • have a minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience
  • Chartered Engineer status with Engineers Australia and accredited with local state bodies (i.e. RPEQ, RPEV etc)
  • have prior engineering and design consultancy and/or direct client liaison experience
  • be proficient in the preparation, review and/or approval of electrical, instrumentation and control system design and engineering packages including document and quality control
  • be competent in the preparation of project specifications and documentation
  • have the ability to interpret and/or contribute to the preparation of P&ID’s, Design Basis and Functional Descriptions
  • have prior exposure to control systems and automation, including PLC’s, DCS and SCADA systems
  • have prior exposure to Hazardous Areas and Dangerous Goods
  • have prior exposure to light spill analyses and lighting design
  • have experience developing projects from concept design through to construction packages
  • have experience conducting site inspections and audits and the preparation reports
  • have experience working within multi-discipline teams to deliver of projects on time, on cost and meeting quality requirements
  • have the ability to effectively and efficiently liaise with internal multi-discipline engineering and design teams to ensure integrated multi-discipline designs
  • have the ability to multi-task and deliver multiple projects concurrently
  • be able to work autonomously and be highly productive
  • have excellent communication skills in English and a high level of technical writing ability

Skills & Experience (ideal but not essential):

  • have Hazardous Area and/or Dangerous Goods certifications
  • have experience with electrical engineering and design software packages
  • have experience in the use of Autodesk AutoCAD and Plant 3D platforms
  • have previously liaised with power and telecommunication authorities, suppliers and contractor
  • have experience in Electrical Vehicle charger design

Salary & Conditions:
Your salary will be negotiated depending on your experience.

How to apply:
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter addressed to the General Manager and attach your CV/resume via Seek.

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