Prinicipal Automation Engineer

  • Competitive salary + super + bonus
  • Australia New South Wales Parramatta
  • Permanent
  • Power Generation, T&D
Role description:


You will operate in the engineering, construction & commissioning of HV substation automation in the power transmission and renewable energy industries.


Duties and responsibilities include:


  • Ensure technical / engineering designs are compliant with standards and specifications
  • Ensure compliance with company / client Quality Policies and Procedures
  • Assist with the preparation of tenders & proposals
  • Assist with project management as required
  • Ensure delivery of detailed HV substation automation systems design as required, including the preparation and review of design drawings and documentation (specifications & reports)



  • Chartered / Professional Engineer (desirable)
  • General understanding of the principles of WHSE
  • Knowledge of HV Substation Automation philosophies
  • General understanding of project tender and estimating requirements
  • Demonstrated successful experience of the delivery of HV Substation Automation system design, configuration, testing & commissioning projects

About the client:


Our client is a leading power engineering company who provides specialist engineering solutions to utilities, mining and construction companies, land developers and local governments.


To find out more:


If you are interested in finding out more about the role, please apply via the link. If you have any specific questions, email me at

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, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 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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