High Voltage Specialist


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$170k ~ $189k
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"Permanent salary, company car + site allowances"
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Full job description
  • Electrical HV projects
  • Permanent salary, company car + site allowances
  • Based north-west of Sydney

Due to rapid company growth and an internal promotion in their Rail Division, our client requires a hands-on HV Specialist with tender experience to provide technical advice on new tenders and support current projects sites as required.

Responsibilities will include:         

  • Assist in the development of tenders and pricing of works
  • Support Rail lead in delivery of projects as required
  • As-building single line diagrams and protection drawings
  • Continuous improvement of operational efficiencies and performance
  • Ensuring a high level of customer service and effective relationship management
  • In depth protection relay analysis via secondary injection to prove functionality and accuracy of various protection elements using state of the art test equipment
  • Circuit continuity and loop impedance checks
  • Detailed inspection of protection and ancillary equipment
  • Insulation resistance measurements to relevant standards
  • Carrying out switching on high voltage network
  • Perform relay self-test procedures and external communications checks on digital/numerical relays
  • Detailed analysis of protection and metering current transformers and voltage transformer testing
  • Trip and alarm circuit functional checks to prove correct operation
  • Primary injection tests on each relay to prove stability for external faults and to determine effective current setting for internal faults
  • Interrogation of fault event and disturbance records after relay operation
  • Performing FAT's & SAT's on a wide range of protection relays including GE, Siemens, ABB, SEL, Alstom & Schneider
  • Regular attendance and participation to safety and tool box meetings  

You will require:

  • Electrical trade or engineering qualifications
  • Experience in High Voltage installations / Protection schemes / DC Traction systems
  • Previous experience working in a Rail environment
  • Demonstrated capability in commercials, budgets/construction metrics and change management
  • Experience in Site Acceptance Testing and verification
  • Ability to demonstrate planning and organisation skills with the capability to work effectively under pressure
  • You have strong communication skills and able to deliver a message effectively
  • Your committed to the safety, well-being and future development of employees
  • Flexibility to travel to sites and work in the office on an as-required basis

  If you have the required experience and are interested in being primarily office based with site visits as required, please apply today and/or contact Jayde Stokes on 0456 807 631. 

Job details
Date posted
23 Nov 2021
Expiring date
22 Jan 2022
Trades & Services
$170k ~ $189k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Career level
Experienced Non-Manager
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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