Principal Design Manager - Substations (Perth Based)

Principal Design Manager - Substations (Perth Based)

Job Title: Principal Design Manager - Substations (Perth Based)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth
Salary: $165,000 + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 2879706898
Contact Name: Cameron Rosie
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 13:22

Job Description

Our client, a leading utilities business, has a requirement for a Principal Design manager with a solid design background within HV Substations to join their team in their Perth offices. This role is a genuine opportunity to get at the forefront of developing design philosophies for the entire business unit and is a senior role within the business.  

To be successful in this role you will need;
  • Demonstrated and broad project management and or engineering experience in an engineering design environment preferably within a Networks business
  • Finely developed influencing skills
  • Highly tuned skills in developing trust across all levels of customers through non-engineering to engineering leadership and staff
  • The ability to provide effective coordination, support and leadership of teams, identifying and implementing on the job training, supporting people development and using people skills to build cohesion, commitment and morale within teams.
  • Excellent negotiation and communications skills, both written and verbal that enable effective interaction between key stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to plan and work to priorities and to work independently to meet pre-determined deliverables and outcomes within established timelines
  • Proven experience in outsourcing and contracting
  • Knowledge of estimating processes.
  • Ability to provide technical leadership and coaching others to enable them to efficiently complete their work. Assesses risk where decisions have a potential impact, acts accordingly
  • Understanding of the interactions of related disciplines impacting on transmission substation and lines design, including civil/structural issues, environmental issues and safety issues.
Qualification required   
  • Qualifications in Engineering and / or Project Management and / or Contract Management
  • Eligible for registration as a Chartered Engineer.
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For any questions relating to this role please contact Cameron on 03 8535 3100/0406422318 or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.

Thanks for your consideration.