Jacobs Senior Electrical Engineer in Perth, Australia

Senior Electrical Engineer


Jacobsis one of the world’s leading providers in technical, professional andconstruction services. We specialise in engineering and construction,operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Ourclient portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients acrossmultiple markets and geographies.

Aboutthe opportunity

TheSenior Electrical Engineer role is based in Perth, WA and reports to the ChiefEngineer, as well as Project Managers across a wide variety of projects. We arelooking for engineering professionals with solid experience in a similar rolewithin a design and execution team.

Theposition will be responsible for

  • Overseeing, directing or personally delivering complex electrical designs on key industrial projects, particularly in mining.

  • Generating and contributing to marketing opportunities for new business and developing stronger client relationships.

  • Driving the pace and efficiency in the delivery of electrical design and execution projects.

  • Supporting Project Managers / Designated Project Executives managing risk, project delivery, HSEC, quality and service.

  • Participation in HAZOPs and Risk Assessments.

  • Development of electrical design and implementation deliverables, including Requirements Specifications and Scopes of Work.

  • Development of technical standards for industrial facilities.

  • Package engineering of vendors to ensure compliance with project specifications.

  • On site commissioning (various locations).

  • Promotion and leading of Safety in Design on projects.

  • Chair electrical engineering project meetings, both internal and with our external clients.


  • Engineering degree qualification.

  • Extensive experience in leading electrical design and/or execution projects.

  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of the team.

  • Mentor our electrical graduates and drive technical excellence in delivery.

  • Proven successful delivery of electrical projects in a lead or management role.

  • Credibility and relationships with industrial clients in WA within the mining and oil & gas arena, and the sector generally.

  • A keen eye for detail, and a focus on quality and performance.

  • Ability to generate, develop and drive proposal plans for particular opportunities.

  • Ability to write and develop procedures, design criteria, specifications and equipment datasheets for particular projects.

  • Develop systems and procedures to ensure all electrical/controls and instrumentation engineering project work complies with statutory and regulatory requirements and company policies and practices

  • Experience with oil & gas FEED, detailed design and commissioning required.

  • Functional Safety experience required.

  • Experience with power system analysis in loadflow, fault study, earthing study and protection study designs is essential.

  • Experience with multidisciplinary design interfaces (particularly process, piping, mechanical and instrument) required.

  • Experience with Electrical site construction and commissioning.


AtJacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities,flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative andinclusive.

OurElectrical team in Perth is a key team in the wider Asia Pacific business andprovides opportunities to work on national and international projects. Weare able to apply our significant international experience in the delivery ofcomplex electrical designs to local clients. This role comes with significantfuture potential to work across Jacobs globally leading some of the world’slargest industrial projects.

Achievemore with a global brand.

Pleasenote: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will notbe considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.



Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-Perth

Req ID: BIA000074