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Kent Recruitment

Principal/Lead Electrical Engineer

Brisbane - Australia
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Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector. We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our Purpose and Beliefs:

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us:

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:

We recognise that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging. Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.

The Opportunity:

The Principal Electrical Engineer is responsible for contributing to all aspects of electrical engineering design to meet the technical competency expectations of Kent and its clients. We have a current vacancy for a Lead/Principal Electrical Engineer to join our Brisbane team. As a senior member of the electrical engineering team you will need to work closely and communicate effectively with the other disciplines, Kent management and client representatives to ensure the company’s reputation for high quality products and services is maintained. All principal engineer roles include responsibility for discipline input to estimates and proposals, and subsequent production of design deliverables within agreed budget and schedule constraints.

In this role, you will undertake the following duties:

The role will involve working as part of a growing team producing work for the power and energy industries. Work will involve engineering design/advice and may include the following:

· Participation as Principal Electrical Engineer in Multidiscipline Studies for the Early Phases (Feasibility, Option Selection, Concept Studies) in Greenfield and Brownfield development projects

· Leadership of Projects and Teams as part of the electrical engineering capability within the Kent Perth office

· Liaison with clients, developing and maintaining customer relationships and fee earning opportunities

· Liaison with suppliers and contractors

· Liaison with the other disciplines, clients’ engineering and production personnel to ensure consistent basis for all input parameters

· Coordination of electrical engineering studies

· Feasibility and conceptual design studies

· Front End Engineering Design (FEED)

· Detail design

· Report and specification writing

· Definition of development options and parameters for cost estimates

· Documentation of assumptions and assessment of development risks for each option

· Analysis and design

· Testing and commissioning of electrical plant

· Trouble shooting and problem-solving

· Technical/commercial due-diligence advice

· Site survey and inspection activities


  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Inclusion & Belonging Program
  • Health insurance discount
  • Work for a brand that's been in the industry for over 100 years
  • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Collaborative Team
  • Opportunity to work on some of the largest Projects on the energy world stage

We foster an environment where you are challenged professionally and empowered to take the lead on your career development with the support and guidance of our leaders. We’re committed to making sure that every single person uses their time with us to gain valuable experience and skills for their future, so why not pursue your career with us today!

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Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

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