GHD

Design Manager (Substation)

Job description

Job Description

Our world demands low carbon energy solutions to achieve a Net Zero future.

And as we look to transition from traditional energy sources to adopt more renewable alternatives, you can play a key role in enabling and accelerating this change.

We’ll support you every step of the way as you join us in finding sustainable energy solutions to make a positive impact that will last for generations.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a seasoned Design Manager to join our Energy and Resources Team, ideally to be based in Townsville, but Cairns and Gladstone locations would also be considered. This role will work with the broader enterprise to service clients and deliver projects in the power sector across the full project lifecycle. These projects are anticipated to have a particular focus on substations and transmission infrastructure, and contribute to the continued decarbonization of the power system.

Working with an energetic and high performing team, this position offers a variety of work and will see you involved in:

  • Undertaking design and preparing documentation for power projects.
  • Multidisciplinary coordination of power projects.
  • Supervision of others and review of their outputs.
  • Leading and overseeing the work of project teams to achieve project milestones and objectives; includes allocating tasks, ensuring compliance, setting priorities, reprioritizing as required, and coordinating and supervising the daily activities of project teams.
  • Contributing to the development of GHD’s knowledge and skills in power engineering including planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and demolition.
  • Effectively communicating with stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Leveraging background/contacts to developing business and contributing to winning work.
  • Development of tender responses to sell GHD’s services.

What You Will Bring To The Team

  • Formal qualifications in electrical engineering (BEng or equivalent acceptable to Engineers Australia).
  • CPEng and RPEQ are desirable.
  • 10+ Years’ experience in power projects, specifically engineering/design management with a focus on the design of high voltage substations and transmission infrastructure between 66 kV and 500 kV. This includes experience with relevant software packages (e.g. CDEGS, PowerFactory, PSS/E, PSCAD, Bentley OpenUtilities, PLS-CAD). Construction and commissioning experience is desirable.
  • Experience in liaison with utilities providers. Experience with generator performance standards and navigating a power system connection process is desirable.
  • Experience in business development.

Interested? Apply online now.

Contact Hennie Coetzee

T +61 7 3316 3379.

GHD is an equal opportunity employer, and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

GHD embraces hybrid work arrangements to create a work environment focused on well-being, flexibility and productivity where GHD people can thrive, this supports the diverse needs of our workforce while balancing the benefits of remote working with the value of face-to-face collaboration in the office.

We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.

About Us

Come together and make a meaningful impact.

We bring our people together to create something bigger and solve some of the world's most complex problems. Come and experience the power of commitment and see strategy and ideas come to life when you join GHD.

Let's drive real change.

Our Pledge to You

At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day.

That’s why we pledge to empower our people to make a positive impact. Combining our deep technical expertise with the capabilities of our clients and partners, we respond to some of the most complex challenges facing our planet today.

See where your commitment could take you.

That’s the #PowerOfCommitment

Who We Are

GHD is a global professional services company that leads through engineering, architecture, and construction expertise. We are an employee-owned company with over 11,000 diverse and skilled individuals, across more than 200 offices spanning five continents.

The Power of Commitment is our brand promise. It’s what makes us different. We are bound to our stated vision and determination to address humanity’s most urgent needs: to make water, energy and urbanisation sustainable for generations to come.

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