Lead Electrical Engineer

  • $180,000 - $190,000 + super + bonus
  • Australia Western Australia Perth
  • Permanent
  • Mining

Perth CBD office-based role.
$180,000 - $190,000 + super + bonus.
Project based work.
NES Fircroft have partnered with a leading materials handling company that are looking to make a big footprint within the Australian mining industry. Having had huge successes, in the space across Europe, the Middle East and the US, this is a huge opportunity to lead the engineering team in Perth.
This role will be a mixture of technical hands-on engineering and support, along with leading and mentoring the other Electrical Engineers within the team.

Your role:
  • Manage electrical and automation aspects of Bulk Material handling projects.
  • Operate independently in a dynamic environment.
  • Ensure project adherence to schedules and budgets.
  • Coordinate communication among engineering disciplines and departments.
  • Interface with clients, vendors, and suppliers for project alignment.
  • Conduct electrical network studies and develop compliant designs.
  • Review and approve designs, specifications, and data sheets.
  • Oversee project schedules, budgets, and interfaces.
  • Coordinate factory tests and provide on-site support during construction and commissioning.

About you:
  • Previous experience working on medium to large scale projects ideally involving bulk material handling.
  • A degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Proficiency in Electrical Network analysis and medium/low voltage switchgear.
  • Familiarity with Australian standards and regulations.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office; familiarity with MicroStation, Eplan, and AutoCAD is preferred.
  • Excellent communication, organisation, and planning abilities.
  • Capability to work independently and solve problems effectively.
  • Experience in managing clients and vendors.
  • Adaptability to work in large team environments and under pressure.
  • Self-motivation, attention to detail, and a collaborative approach.
Your benefits:
  • Lean mid-sized Perth team, allowing for things to get done quickly and efficiently.
  • Yearly company-based bonus.
  • A great place to start if you want to be across the whole project life cycle.
  • Family friendly Perth based role with occasional site travel.
Sound like you? Click APPLY NOW or call/email Emma Shaw at 0455 117 266 or emma.shaw@nesfircroft.com

This role will only be considering applicants with full time Australian working rights.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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