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Jacobs Principal Power Systems Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, our Power Solutions team is geared towards providing a more integrated approach offering end-to-end service to support our clients in energy networks, thermal generation, renewable generation and storage solutions space. We are helping our clients meet the challenges faced in countries and cities across the globe, providing innovative solutions from replacing conventional thermal power plants with renewable energy to developing demand side management strategies.  

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Our Power Systems team is supporting a rapid transition of the market into renewable energy by undertaking more detailed, advanced system studies for clients requiring access to the national electricity network. This role will collaborate with Jacobs Global Technical professionals, along with Operations and Sales to ensure we generate creative solutions for our customers most technical and most challenging problems. We are open to candidates working from any ANZ location with the following experience:

  • Demonstrated project engineering and delivery experience in power system studies, from an engineering or consulting environment.

  • Ability to oversee the development and delivery of client projects with a particular focus on power system analysis, including network connections, application of NER requirements, network planning, along with compliance and reliability analysis.

  • Effective communicator and collaborator, with the aptitude to articulate the technical direction of proposal development.

  • Capable user of PSCAD and PSS/E systems.

  • A tertiary degree in a related electrical engineering field (Post-graduate degrees desirable).

*Jacobs. A world where you can.   *

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.   

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture, and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.   

Please note: Successful candidates will be asked to complete pre-employment checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to complete these checks or meet the associated criteria, then your offer of employment may be delayed or withdrawn. If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs. #LI-SM3 #APACPOWER

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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