Design Drafter - Civil and/or Electrical

Powerlink Queensland

Location: Virginia

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Powerlink is a leading Australian provider of electricity transmission services, delivering safe, cost effective and reliable solutions. Our purpose is to connect Queenslanders to a world-class energy future, providing electricity to five million Queenslanders and 238,000 businesses.

Job Summary

We are looking for motivated individuals who are driven and can deal with various stakeholders and bring together the best Primary Systems Design outcomes for Powerlink and our customers.

  • Work with a supportive, collaborative and innovative team of professionals
  • Play a critical role in delivering the Queensland Energy Plan over the coming years
  • Experience a role with a great variety of responsibilities

About the role

One of Powerlink’s key drivers is to become the renewable energy super grid of the future and a leader in the transmission industry. If you have design drafting experience in High Voltage Substations and want to build a career in Primary Systems Substation Electrical design supporting connecting renewable energy projects to the National Electricity Market, then we want to hear from you.


In this role you will:


  • Be responsible for Civil / Structural and/or Electrical design drafting activities associated with high voltage substations.


  • Deliver practical and high quality drawings that comply with appropriate technical principles, standards and construction practices


  • You work in collaboration with stakeholders and SMEs to develop optimised substation design and solutions in a timely manner.


  • Apply your expertise in substation design, construction and maintenance practices and requirements including relevant Australian Standards, Legislative and Contract requirements related to substations.


This is a fixed term, full-time role based in Virginia, however, due to growth there may be opportunities for permanent employment in the future. Flexible working is a key part of our business and we are happy to discuss what flexibility you will need.

About you

You are an agile Design Drafter and will utilise your exceptional technical skills to provide a range of civil/structural design drafting activities associated with high voltage substations and/or transmission lines & underground cables.


You look forward to collaborating with leaders and specialists on the opportunities and deliverables that this diverse role offers. In order to succeed in this role, you will have a demonstrated ability to successfully deliver substation civil and structural and/or electrical design drawings in order to ensure field maintenance, refurbishment and capital work is designed to time, budget and quality requirements for our HV transmission network.


We need someone with the passion and energy to prepare and deliver drawings and design solutions working with various internal and external stakeholders for multiple complex projects.


Your qualifications and experience should also include an Associate Diploma in Civil and Structural and/or Electrical Engineering supported by experience in High Voltage infrastructure design drafting.

What next?

If you see yourself in this opportunity, then we want to hear from you!


To apply please click on the Apply button to be taken to our careers page to start the application process, attaching your resume and cover letter responding to the ‘About you’ section above.


Please monitor your email for further communication regarding the progress of your application.


Applications close on Midnight Sunday, 26 February 2023. The advertising for this position has been extended, current applicants are being considered and will not need to re-apply.


If you would like to find out more about this opportunity or to request a copy of the position description, please reach out to the Recruitment Team at recruitment@powerlink.com.au.


If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

About Powerlink

Powerlink is a leading Australian provider of electricity transmission services, delivering safe, cost effective and reliable solutions. Our purpose is to connect Queenslanders to a world-class energy future, providing electricity to five million Queenslanders and 238,000 businesses.


Our people strategy focuses on balanced leadership, values diverse backgrounds and fosters a culture of inclusion.


At Powerlink, we are an equal opportunity employer and proud to be a Work180 Endorsed Employer for Women.


Providing employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People is also an important part of our commitment to Reconciliation.

The purpose of the Design Drafter position is to provide a range of electrical and/or civil/structural design drafting activities associated with high voltage substations and/or transmission lines & underground cables; to deliver practical and high-quality drawings that comply with appropriate technical principles, standards and construction practices, whilst fully considering existing and new technologies in drafting.

At Powerlink, we offer:

  • Family friendly and flexible working arrangements
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave - at full or half pay
  • Substitution of Public Holidays
  • Bright, open office layout
  • Free undercover parking and charging stations for electric vehicles
  • Access to a corporate health plan with employee discounts
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Onsite gym facilities
  • Access to an employee assistance program
  • Various other forms of leave that support you to support your community

Our attractive employment terms and conditions are enhanced by a broad range of benefits including, salary packaging novated lease vehicles, and access to an onsite credit union and cafeteria.

You’ve got this!