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Kent Recruitment

Senior Electrical Engineer

Perth – Australia
Date Published
Kent has an opportunity for an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer, to be based in our Perth office.

About You:
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.

About the Job:
The Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for contributing to all aspects of electrical engineering design to meet the technical competency expectations of Kent and its clients.

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 Senior 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
  • Liaison with suppliers and contractors
  • Liaison with the other disciplines, client’s engineering and production personnel to ensure consistent basis for all input parameters
  • Coordination of all electrical engineering studies and feasibility and conceptual design studies
  • Detailed 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
  • Trouble shooting and problem-solving
  • Technical/commercial due-diligence advice
  • Site survey and inspection activities

As a degree qualified engineer you will have a substantial level of experience of onshore / offshore oil and gas industry, including ammonia and fertilizer plant. You have significant experience in the development processes employed within the oil and gas industry with particular experience in identification and screening of development concepts and FEED.

Your previous experience with conceptual studies, detailed design, system studies, engineering calculations, specification and data sheet preparation, vendor and client coordination, in depth knowledge of plant layout will be proven. You will boast experience with low/ medium voltage system and equipment e.g. Switchboard/MCC, Generators, Motors, Transformers, UPS, VSD, Cables and experience in power generation, power system studies (e.g. ETAP or SKM Power Tools), protection coordination, power management system and HA classification.

It would be desirable if you had experience of electrical machine design and construction, modularization and construction, testing and commissioning experience.

You will have a demonstrated systematic and methodical approach to problem solving with attention to detail and with initiative and lateral thinking skills in developing solutions and in the methodologies employed and able to work with little supervision. You will want to work as a team and have extremely effective communication.

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