Senior High Voltage Engineer

Posted 21 November 2022
Salary$109,385 + super
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

CGC Recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of our client to engage a Senior High Voltage Engineer based at their Parramatta office paying $109,385 per year + super.

Our client is Australia’s largest water utility, providing water, wastewater, recycled water and some stormwater services to Greater Sydney.

The High Voltage team provides expertise in the management of high voltage assets across Sydney Water’s operational facilities, to provide water and wastewater services to our customers. This includes:
  • Maintenance of existing HV assets,
  • Upgrades to existing HV assets, and
  • Delivery of new HV assets.
The focus of this Senior High Voltage Engineer / Specialist position is to ensure HV assets are maintainable and operable, and working with stakeholders to ensure that safety, customer and environmental risks are effectively managed.

Accountabilities and deliverables
  • Ensure HV assets are maintainable and operable, and work with stakeholders to ensure that safety, and environmental risks are effectively managed.
  • Provide technical contribution in design reviews for new HV assets from an operate & maintain viewpoint
  • Management of Interaction with Supply Authorities including Technical info, Outages, Operating Protocols & ISMPs including bushfire mitigation through vegetation management.
  • Provide expert operations & maintenance input into HV asset planning, renewals and creation processes and asset management policies, strategies & plans.
  • Communicate & negotiate with internal and external stakeholders whilst representing and effectively managing the interests of Sydney Water.
  • • Utilise management systems for the delivery of operational activities and programs.
  • Deliver work programs, identifying deficiencies and influencing corrective actions as required.
  • Provide HV asset numbering and registration of asset numbers for projects via ADM.
  • Update HV installation Single Line Diagrams via AutoCAD.
  • Prepare Project Business Case documentation – Concept Registration & PIBC.
  • Provide input into the maintenance strategy for high voltage assets.
Qualifications, licences, and certifications
  • Electrical Engineering Degree or Electrical Trade Certificate-3 or Certificate-4
  • Electrical Licence (supervisors certificate NSW or equivalent).
  • Electrical Access Permit Issuer & Recipient certificates
  • HV Switching preparation certificates.
Experience and skills
  • A minimum of 5 years’ electrical experience including high voltage.
  • Highly developed problem solving, lateral thinking, communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Highly developed skills and experience in dealing with customer, stakeholder and regulator issues
  • Extensive experience in developing high voltage switching instructions andanaging high voltage assets.
  • Success in working with internal and external delivery partners to achieve common goals.
  • Self-motivation and willingness to accept challenges & deliver assigned projects as a member of a team,
  • or an individual.
  • Knowledge of the appropriate regulatory requirements.
  • A solid understanding of the application of computerised system, maintenance and process management systems.
  • Knowledge of information and management systems relevant to water, recycled water, wastewater, stormwater systems.
  • Advanced communication skills (verbal and written) and personal qualities (innovative, motivation, selfconfidence and tact) including ability to translate technical outcomes to operational needs
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to or call Jessica now on 0282524001.