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Electrical Engineer for IMMEDIATE START (Perth)

OFI is seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer with more than five years’ experience in Industrial Electrical applications within Australia.

For more than 30 years, OFI has provided innovative electrical solutions across Australia to the Mining and Resource, Government and Defence, Fuels and Explosives and other key sectors.

Our specialist Electrical Engineering, Automation, Instrumentation and Design and Construction capabilities are borne from embracing evolutions within our industry, active research and development of new ideas and a consistent commitment to the development of our people, infrastructure and systems, to meet the changing needs of our clients.

OFI Powers Opportunity by providing:

  • Excellent salary
  • Career training and development for motivated individuals;
  • Free on site parking;
  • Salary sacrifice options available;
  • Salary continuance insurance;
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP);
  • Excellent employee benefits, including discounted private health insurance;
  • Committed to maintaining strong safety standards;
  • Great work culture and supportive working environment

To be considered for the positions it is essential to have the following skills and experience:

  • Reside in Perth, preferably close to our Welshpool Facility
  • Hold a current WA Drivers’ Licence;
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ Post Graduate Electrical, experience in Heavy Industrial Applications within Australia;
  • Have an Australian Electrical Engineering Bachelor Degree and a valid membership with Engineers Australia;
  • Have a strong understanding of Australian Electrical Standards, Western Australian Electrical Regulations and Defence contracts and standards;
  • Be someone who can lead all aspects of HV/ LV design and power systems analysis projects across a wide range of industries e.g. mining, processing plant etc;
  • Ability to provide engineering support including functional specification development, design coordination, safety in design direction and reviews, constructability reviews, testing and commissioning assistance and ensure that design deliverables are met;
  • Ability to perform maximum demand calculations and have power system modelling experience including Earthing & Bonding systems;
  • Have the capability to read and interpret P & IDs and has demonstrable experience in Electrical Design with high competency in a mix of design arenas including Power Systems, Control, Instrumentation and Communications;
  • Be highly organised with excellent time management skills;
  • Have excellent communication and collaboration skills to liaise with clients, suppliers, subcontractors and OFI personnel;
  • Have demonstrated design and commissioning experience in Hazardous Area Design & Construction (D&C) projects; and
  • Have the capability of writing reports and specifications for electrical works with a sufficient understanding of the control system and writing philosophy documents e.g. Basis of Design (BoD), CSFD etc.
  • Strong and demonstrated ability to interface with mechanical and hydraulic disciplines, including the ability to read hydraulic schematics or willing to learn;
  • Excellent leadership skills in electrical designs within a mechanical team environment;
  • Proven experience in Subcontractor Management with the ability to engage with effective communication

TO APPLY: Please EMAIL a current resume to with the subject line ELECTRICAL ENGINEER or hit the APPLY button.
IMPORTANT:  Only applicants with current legal right to work in Australia will be considered.

NOTE: DO NOT apply by sending us your CV – these applications will not be considered.
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OFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we strongly support diversity in our workforce. Applicants from a wide sector of the community, including women and indigenous cultures, are encouraged to apply.

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