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Electrical Application Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/02/2020
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (17/03/20)
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The Company: One of the worlds leading Engineering companies, who assist their customer's with the use of electrical power and aims to increase industrial productivity in a sustainable and efficient manner.

The Role: As an Electrical Application Engineer, you will be responsible for applying your technical knowledge to provide and maintain quality design, service and commissioning of Mine Hoist Systems.

This position is available on a permanent basis based in Brisbane with infrequent travel required for site commissioning for each project. This is a rewarding and diverse role that would suit someone who enjoys technical challenges, thinks outside the box and is committed to project deliverables.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design appropriate procedures, equipment and standards to satisfy the intent of the Service commitments
  • Interpret design specifications, applications and clarify/ manage changes to scope accordingly
  • Develop and recommend products, process or system optimisation changes in order to improve system performance or to better satisfy service requirement outcomes
  • Review and analyse any issues to identify best technical solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Provide guidance and assist in interfacing between packages and client
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate activities and information with clients, suppliers and peers
  • Oversee Service Engineers and major suppliers and lead delivery of system services
  • Implement and generate detailed quality test plans to provide zero defects system solutions
  • Oversee the service team with system diagnoses, equipment or material failures
  • Generate, implement and oversee execution of Service Plans for customers
  • Oversee sub-contractors and interfacing with client in the delivery of service activities
  • Ensure documentation is compliant and deliverables are accurately provided to appropriate quality and delivered on time
  • Ensure verification of service documentation and compliance with company directives
  • Provide technical support and service activities for new installations
  • Actively work towards improving company processes and efficiency's

Essential Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Degree Qualified in Electrical Engineering
  • Chartered Member of Engineers Australia (CPEng)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience with electrical design and delivery of projects
  • Strong knowledge of Mine Hoist Systems - Hoist Drive Systems, Hoist Brake Systems, Hoist Control and Communication (highly desirable)
  • Industry experience in Mining Operations, Mineral Processing Applications and Mine Hoist Applications
  • Proficient Control System and Drive System experience
  • Experience with DCS and PLC systems
  • Proactive and highly organised with the ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with high attention to detail
  • Strong commitment to health and safety with control hazard knowledge

On offer is an attractive salary package and employee benefits, working with a highly reputable company in their field which presents exciting career opportunities.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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