Principal Transmission Planning Engineer

Job Title: Principal Transmission Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $150000 - $180000 per annum, Benefits: Support for relevant further education and training and flexible work practices
Start Date: 2018-10-24
Reference: JO-1810-91740
Contact Name: Tim Venn
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 25, 2018 10:28

Job Description

About the Company
Our client plays a key role in the planning of the national electricity grid and is instrumental in adapting and augmenting the current network to meet the demands of the growth in renewable generation.  

About the Role
The Principal Engineer will work as part of the team responsible for the efficient planning of the Victorian electricity transmission network by; 
  • Providing specialist engineering expertise
  • Managing projects and mentoring and coaching more junior engineers 
  • Applying constant cost benefit analysis to all projects  

About You
The Principal will have; 
  • A tertiary qualification in electrical engineering
  • >10 years experience in transmission network planning 
  • Proficiency in software tools such as PSSE, PSCAD and PowerFactory
  • A proven track record in mentoring and developing more junior engineers

The Benefits
  • The opportunity to play a key role in the augmentation, development and evolution of Australia's transmission network
  • Work with an expert peer group on macro projects 
  • Enjoy excellent medium and long term career prospects 

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Venn on 03 9929 9549, quoting ref no. JO-1810-91740. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at

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