Jul 26, 2022

Technical Director Electrical - Water

  • GHD
  • Perth Western Australia, Australia
Full time Consulting Engineering Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment Natural Resources -Water


In Western Australia, our Water Business has a long-standing relationship with the Water sector and we strive to understand and deliver on our clients' needs.  The team works on a wide variety of projects including water designs for water authorities, as well as supporting projects for the broader national team.

Joining our team offers an opportunity to work with an experienced team on challenging and interesting local projects, with access to the wider professional development and multi-disciplinary opportunities offered by a leading global consultancy.

Working within the water electrical and controls team, this position plays a key technical leadership role, and will see you involved in: 

  • Provision of technical advice on electrical power systems to internal and external water infrastructure clients
  • Design leadership and technical review of HV and LV electrical designs typically including earthing systems, harmonic analysis, arc flash, load flow studies and solar design up to 1 MVA.
  • Preparation of major electrical equipment procurement packages including vendor liaison and vendor data review
  • Being accountable for engineering deliverables on a wide range of water related study and design projects
  • Coordination of the work of team members to deliver creative solutions to meet the needs of our clients
  • Overseeing and facilitating knowledge sharing including mentoring junior team members
  • Maintain and grow client business relationships by fostering a culture of service delivery excellence 

What you will bring to the team

  • Degree qualified with 15+ years experience in an industrial or utility environment experience within the Water and Wastewater industry and knowledge of local client standards. 
  • A high level of electrical power systems design experience with an emphasis on HV and LV distribution, motors, motor starting, protection systems, earthing and underground cable installations
  • Proven technical leadership and solid experience in winning work
  • Proven ability to build positive relationships both across our business and externally
  • Pro-active and self-motivated, with the desire to make a valuable contribution
  • Able to manage competing priorities and delight our clients

Contact Kate Chamberlain
T 08 6222 8403

GHD is an equal opportunity employer and we want everyone to be able to fully participate in our recruitment process. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage. 




Required work rights

Australian Permanent Resident

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