As the world’s only integrated Technology Company spanning the entire energy conversion chain, Siemens works across all business and technology interfaces with an integrated portfolio of products, solutions and services. Our breadth of offerings from power generation, transmission and distribution, along with our proven expertise, allows us to provide end-to-end energy solutions to meet the growing needs of the local market.
We currently have an opportunity for an experienced Senior System Engineer – Protection and Commissioning (Power Systems) to join our Smart Infrastructure team. Based in our Perth (WA) offices, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within an area of the Siemens business that has enormous market potential.
Reporting to the System Engineering Manager, the Senior System Engineer will be required to prepare detailed design and commissioning of circuits for substation protection, control, communication, instrumentation, and alarm schemes at voltages up to and including 500kV.
You will also be required to assist the project management team in the development of the design and project plans, prepare protection relay settings as per the protection study report, development of specifications to meet customer requirements, lead FAT/SAT and/or commissioning as required, and check/approve detailed electrical designs from outside parties.
In order to be considered for this opportunity you will need the following:
Sound knowledge of protection configuration of Siemens protection relays (Siprotec 4, Siprotec 5, Reyrolle relays) and other third-party relays.
Practical knowledge of communication protocols, IEC61850, DNP3, etc.
High Proficiency in the use of primary and secondary test equipment.
Ability to write Specifications and Philosophy documents of projects to satisfy customer requirements.
If you are an experienced Protection Engineer looking for a new challenge with a global technology leader, then this role is a great opportunity.
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