Senior/Lead Electrical Engineer (Renewables)

Date:  9 Jun 2024

Sydney Parramatta, NSW, AU, 2150

Company:  Ventia

Working from anywhere within Australia, with a base at one of Ventia's Offices (Parramatta / North Sydney NSW, Geelong / Cremorne VIC, Adelaide SA, Perth WA, Darwin NT or Brisbane QLD). We are seeking a permanent, full time experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join our Ventia Engineering Services team. Ventia Engineering's heritage as ICD Asia Pacific means we have more than five decades of experience providing engineering services for some of the country's most significant projects in the oil & gas, resources and infrastructure industries.



  • Attractive salary package with access to employee benefits such as corporate travel discounts, novated leases, private health discounts, credit discounts and more.
  • Great work life balance - hybrid and flexible working options available to you. 
  • Be surrounded by a respectful, supportive, and tenured team, as well as a manager who is focused on your professional growth and development.
  • Access to a variety of Health and Wellness initiatives - including the EAP, Ventia's Healthy Minds program and Healthy Bodies program.
  • Join one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest essential service providers.
  • Ultilise industry leading software design tools including ETAP, SKM Power Tools, 
  • Access to Ventia's Essential Leader Program and Ventia's Women Leading program  


About the role:

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for the electrical design, project work and carry out Engineering studies including mentoring of the team. 
  • Diversity of essential contracts – Defence, Oil & Gas, Energy, Resources & Mining, Power, Telecommunications, Infrastructure and Manufacturing. 
  • Work with our Principal and Lead Engineers to drive project design and support our strong Electrical and Instrument team. 
  • Use industry leading software and an understanding of first principles and standards to complete power system calculations and modelling. 
  • Develop and review technical project deliverables.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders, clients, internal engineers, and project managers. 


Must be eligable to hold a Defence Security Clearance. As a result of this requirement the applicants must be an Australian Citizen.

About you:  

  • Electrical Engineering qualifications - Australian Recognised (current RPEQ / CPEng certification, or the eligibility and willingness to obtain these). 
  • Experience working in renewable energy, transmission or distribution sectors is highly desirable. 
  • Proficient use of various computer packages including Excel, Access & Microsoft Office Suite programs. 
  • Project Management, Layout drawings – desirable 
  • Comfortable and familiar with the application of AS/NZS 3000 and other relevant design standards, statutory regulations, and Australian Standards (specific to Lead and Senior positions). 


About Ventia:

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities.  

We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate. 



Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTTQIA+, Women, Veterans and spouses, and people with disabilities.


How to apply:

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Position Reference Number: 157968

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