Network Mains Designer

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Work type: permanent
Location: Tamworth & Northern NSW

Essential Energy

Essential Energy is part of a growing and evolving industry, set to experience great change and opportunity in the years ahead.  At Essential Energy, we operate the electricity distribution network in regional NSW, supplying electricity to more than 800,000 homes and businesses.  We are a customer focused organisation, passionate about safety and delivering satisfactory outcomes to our shareholders.

With more than 3,000 employees based at around 100 local depots and regional offices, Essential Energy is one of the largest employers in regional NSW, and prides itself on recruiting exceptional people, who are motivated and passionate about their chosen career.

Some great opportunities have now become available within our Network Design branch.  We are currently recruiting for Distribution and Sub-Transmission Design staff in Tamworth. 

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for qualified and experienced Distribution and Sub-Transmission Mains designers. The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Associate Degree of Electrical Engineering (Power/Electrical) or Advanced Diploma of Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in a Network Mains Design engineering role in the Energy/Electrical and/or Utilities Industry
  • Demonstrated experience with utilising analytical and technical knowledge to provide appropriate solutions to planned and unplanned technical/engineering issues in the Energy Network Technical environment
  • A complete knowledge and application of current Network Mains Design philosophies, procedures, statutory requirements and Electrical Safety Rules
  • Competent skills in computer operation and business systems including industry standard CAD software and Overhead Line Design programs.

We would also consider persons with a trade background in the Energy/Electrical and/or Utilities industry who would be interested in a Design Traineeship. To be successful as a Design Trainee you would possess:

  • A basic knowledge of current design philosophies, procedures, statutory requirements and electrical safety
  • A strong ability to appropriate solutions to technical issues in the Energy Network Technical environment
  • Awareness or experience in project management processes and methodologies.
  • Competent skills in computer operation and business systems including CAD software
  • Strong time management skills with excellent planning and organisational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation
  • A flexible, self-motivated, and well organised approach managing a varying complex workload
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver technical services in a professional and timely manner


As an Essential Energy team member, you’ll enjoy such benefits as;

  • Flexible working arrangements subject to business needs
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Access the NIB corporate health plan
  • 15% superannuation
  • Access to join the Fitness Passport Program
  • Paid parental leave for eligible team members
  • Further education and career development support

For more information on the role, please review the attached Position Description's  Senior Engineering Officer  Engineering Officer

  Technical Officer  Trainee Technical Officer  and contact Daniel Saw on (07) 5506 3825.








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