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Posted By : Snowy Hydro

Start Date : Oct 09, 2018

Deadline : Nov 09, 2018
Role: Electrical Engineer

Location : Tumut, Southern Highlands & Snowy

Position :Full Time

Job Type : Full Time

Industry : Renewable Energy
Job Description

A leading provider of peak, renewable electricity, Snowy Hydro has a world class reputation in engineering innovation and technical expertise. Snowy Hydro owns and operates a powerful combination of generation assets, including the 4100 megawatt Snowy Mountains Scheme. We also provide clean, efficient electricity and gas to almost one million customers - households and businesses - across the country through our retail energy business.

An exciting opportunity exists for an Electrical Engineer to provide engineering support to the Lower Tumut Region. Based in Talbingo, this role will assist in the identification of the root causes of defects and develop and implement immediate, interim and long term regional plant improvement projects and strategies. The successful applicant will also safely deliver the required availability and reliability of regional assets in the most effective and efficient way.

As an Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • performing initial troubleshooting, root cause analysis, data capture, and corrective actions for plant defects, breakdowns, and other technical plant maintenance issues

  • delivering improvements including initiation, design, planning and minor project delivery within discipline and competence levels

  • Preparing Quality Control, Commissioning and Inspection and Testing Plans for complex and non-standard work

  • Investigating, scope and prepare corrective action and improvement work packs.

  • maintaining plant registers for equipment status (plant restriction, off normal, critical system) and contribute to  plant health (strategies, policies, health matrix, risk matrix, operation & maintenance manuals

  • Undertaking engineering level plant condition assessments

  • Performing analysis of plant performance (Breakdowns, Defects, Alarms, Start Time) and maintenance execution (Tasks, Spares, Labour, Outage Duration, Callouts) to identify and prioritise improvement and corrective work.

  • Implementing maintenance plan improvements and initiate Maintenance Strategy changes as identified in Maintenance and Defect Root Cause Analysis.

  • Utilising Ellipse and champion the "what good looks like" of work management: work orders, work requests, completion comments, time allocation and document linking

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • A tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering

  • demonstrated experience in plant reliability in heavy industry, power generation or similar industries

  • preference for experience in PLC systems and programming

  • knowledge of maintenance plan requirements, analysis techniques and maintenance management practices including Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) processes

  • demonstrated fault-finding and plant diagnostic skills including Root Cause Analysis processes

  • the ability to communicate with a range of personnel to provide a consistent, reliable and high level of service

  • Alignment to Snowy Hydro's Corporate values and behaviours.

 If you would like to apply for this role or for some more information, please head to www.snowyhydro.com.au/careers. Applications for this role will close on Sunday 21 October 2018.