An engineering officer is responsible for delivering technical projects. They are required for a number of areas within Essential Energy including subtransmission planning, design services – transmission line and zone substations, subtransmission protection, SCADA, network operations and distribution planning and design.
The engineering officer role is a challenging and rewarding position which allows an individual to apply their skills and expertise to help complete technical projects. During the course of a project this role requires the individual to interact with other groups to achieve the project requirements.
This position also requires the engineering officer to take on a mentoring role for less experienced members within the different teams. A thorough understanding of all technical aspects and processes required to complete projects is a key element for mentoring new members of the team.
The engineering officer role requires a minimum qualification of a Diploma of Electrical Engineering, and an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering for a senior engineering officer. The opportunity to continue with formal study in electrical engineering may be available for those looking to advance their career.
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