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Principal Consultant, Electrical

  1. Brisbane
  1. Consulting & advisory

Principal Consultant, Electrical

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees think beyond engineering. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction management, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients across the EDPM (engineering, design and project management), Infrastructure, Nuclear, and Resources businesses.

For more than 40 years in Australia, our people have been carving out rewarding careers on award winning projects. 

Join our SNC-Lavalin Atkins team, and you’ll be a part of a diverse, ambitious business with a strong team spirit.

The Role

Are you looking for a challenging and exciting career with an innovative and personable organisation? We are looking for talented individuals to join our team and help deliver some of Australia’s most important Transport projects in rail and highways.

We are seeking a Principal Consultant, Electrical to join our Engineering, Design and Project Management (EDPM) business.

Based in Brisbane, the position will be responsible for providing electrical rollingstock engineering consulting to clients in the Queensland and Australian Rail industry.

This role requires a high level of technical expertise, alongside the ability to effectively manage client requirements and provide technical leadership to Senior and Consultants in electrical engineering and relevant subsystems.

SNC-Lavalin values a diverse workforce and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Our selection process is based on the main requirements of each role and candidates are chosen based on their unique strengths and experiences.

What you bring to the team

  • 15+ years’ experience in rollingstock
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical or Electronic Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience with traction systems or other electrical sub-systems on rollingstock
  • Hold a professional association with MIEAust or RPEQ
  • Passionate & driven approach to work
  • Able to provide clear written and oral electrical rollingstock systems technical advice to a range of clients
  • Effective problem solving and time management abilities
  • Process driven approach, with great attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision or in an integrated team environment
  • Drive to continuously seek innovation and improvement (self, project, strategic)

Why Join our team?

Our team is a diverse and driven group of individuals with leaders who are committed to the development of each employee. Our portfolio of projects across Australia is diverse, stimulating and continually growing due to our strong client relationships. We are excited about our future, now it’s your turn to be part of something big!

SNC-Lavalin offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with a great team environment. We have in place strong learning and development programs, training and career opportunities to keep you developing.

We’re focused on creating an inclusive, supportive workplace that will enable you to develop and thrive.

With our recent acquisition of Atkins, we not only think beyond engineering, we can now push the boundaries of innovation for our clients across the major Infrastructure projects in Australia.

Joining today as a career with us opens up a world of possibilities - being part of a global organisation of over 50,000 employees, opportunities await you to collaborate with colleagues on international projects or use your skills and knowledge to create a winning combination for our clients across our other markets.


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