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Electrical Engineer

Perth WA, Australia

Job Type

Full-time Position

About the Role

As an Electrical Engineer, you will play an integral part in a high-performing team with an opportunity to assist in project delivery. You will be responsible for ensuring the success of your projects and demonstrating strong leadership skills to your team.

The role requires someone with strong electrical engineering skills and the ability to handle complex projects. You will strive to meet the project deliverables per the baseline schedule and budget, ensures effective communication with other disciplines, and manages project communications across multiple teams. This role is offered as Perth-based with FIFO on a regular basis.

This position reports to the Engineering and Operations Manager.



  • Participating in various stages of studies, design, construction, testing and commissioning execution per the project schedule and budget.

  • Collaborating effectively to ensure team goals are achieved by providing input into decision-making and problem-solving.

  • Audit and Advisory service related to all aspects of electrical standards and infrastructure.

  • Assisting in managing HSEQ aspects of the premises and personnel

  • Assisting in contributing to the effectiveness and improved performance of the Integrated Management System (IMS) and potential consequences for not conforming to the IMS.

  • Delivering innovative, technically sound, cost-effective and safe engineering solutions for electrical infrastructure.

  • Providing Electrical Engineering technical knowledge for engineering matters across the organisation.

  • Ensuring compliance and reviewing of design inputs such as previous studies, design criteria, vendor catalogue, relevant Client, Company, Australian and International Standards, Codes and Legislative Requirements, and information from other teams, sub-contractor or Clients.

  • Ensuring the Scopes of Work documents, technical specifications, and data sheets meet the requirements and standards.

  • Participating in testing/commissioning documentation, configuring protection relay setting files, test plans and creating detailed technical reports with suitable recommendations on the completion of works.

  • Reviewing and approving HV submission report, including power system modelling (i.e. DIgSILENT, ETAP), protection settings, earthing study and arc flash assessment.

  • Overseeing and reviewing work performed by electrical engineers, including timely provision of the necessary information

  • Involvement in site visits, construction, and commissioning as required during the project's life cycle.

  • Providing technical expertise to the Electrical Engineering team in delivering a high-level technical design, audit & advisory service related to all aspects of project standards and infrastructure.


  • A recognised degree in the relevant engineering discipline or equivalent

  • Proven experience in the delivery of electrical design (LV/HV) and consulting expertise for projects in the mining or equivalent industries

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise working with analysis and modelling of power systems

  • Knowledge of Australian Standards is essential

  • Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status or working towards CPEng/RPEQ status

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to prioritise workloads to meet deadlines with well-developed organisational skills.

  • Team-oriented communication and problem-solving skills

  • Attentive and responsive to other team members' priorities and other teams, internal or external.

  • High level of attention to detail, accuracy and completeness

  • Results-orientated and proactive

  • Able to maintain composure under all circumstances.

  • Keen interest in developing experience, skills and ability

  • Reliability, ownership, responsibility and accountability


Our new office will be located at St George's Terrace in the heart of Perth CBD, so you will have close access to the Perth Underground and Elizabeth Quay Train Stations. You'll enjoy a well-paid, rewarding job with employee benefits and opportunities for advancement within the company. Our culture is one of openness and collaboration – everyone has the chance to contribute an idea to ensure project success. We can give you the flexibility to do your best work, whether working from the office or at a client's site.

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered (Australian citizen, PR Holder, or valid Australian working visa).

Apply directly on LinkedIn or email a copy of your resume and cover letter with the subject Interest in Electrical Engineer position to:

About the Company

Divergent Engineering is a Western Australian-based engineering design, consulting, and project resourcing company specialising in power system integration.

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