Power Systems Engineers, Engineering and Asset Management

June 3, 2024
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Power Systems Engineers, Engineering and Asset Management

Diligent management of asset portfolios is essential to achieve financial, operational, and social objectives.

Our Engineering and Asset Management groups holistic approach to managing infrastructure assets, balances the cost, risk, and performance to deliver better financial and customer outcomes.

We take a data-first approach to making decisions for asset management, linking business strategy and operational action.

Your Opportunity – Power Systems (Director, Associate Director, Manager & Senior Consultant)

Power system problems are becoming more complex due to a paradigm shift in the way the power system has operated for decades. To support these challenges, our Power Systems team within our Engineering and Asset Management group is expanding nationally.

This is a highly experienced and national power solutions team that understand and have the experience to assist with the opportunities faced by transmission and generation businesses nationally and internationally.

The team is growing at all levels with Director, Associate Director, Manager & Senior Consultantopportunities to play a key role in supporting our opportunities in the market by:  

  • Delivering wide ranging power system analysis and transmission projects or studies.
  • Performing steady state and dynamic studies using power system study software (PSS/E, PSCAD and PowerFactory).
  • Working with OEM technical teams to understand and resolve the issues found during studies.
  • Developing automation tools (scripts) to perform power system study, analyse and presenting the results.
  • Leading or being involved directly with client engagements and coaching or developing junior staff.
  • Receiving tailored learning and development from some of the most experienced engineering and asset management professionals in the industry.
  • Accessing flexible working opportunities (Home, Office, and Client hubs) to be at your best. .

How are you extraordinary?

  • You have a passion for power system development and understand the generation, transmission, and distribution sector.
  • You understand or are interested in the fast-changing technologies in the renewable sector and the surge in development and penetration these technologies pose to power system engineers.
  • You are interested in power system studies including distribution systems, generation, transmission, industrial system, and new infrastructure projects.

Your Experience

At KPMG, we believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients, and communities. You will bring to the team your qualifications, skills & experience such as:

  • Tertiary education, preferably in Electrical, Power System or Control systems.
  • Experience in delivering power system projects, ideally in the current Australian market.
  • An understanding, or the ability to rapidly understand, the application of Australian standards and National Electricity Rules to projects and studies.
  • Knowledge of using power system study software, particularly PSSE, PSCAD or PowerFactory.
  • An understanding of power system analysis and control.
  • Experience in writing scripts to automate the power system study and analysis. Experience with Python scripts will be advantageous.

Opportunities across our teams are flexible and include full-time, part-time or job share arrangements. Talk to our team about how we can support you to thrive with us and find a working arrangement that makes sense for your life!

Additional Information

KPMG is a professional services firm with global outreach and deep sector experience. We work with clients across an array of industries to solve complex challenges, steer change and enable growth. 

Our people are what make KPMG the thriving workplace that it is and what sets us apart is that we know great minds think differently. Collaborate with a team of passionate, highly skilled professionals who’ve got your back. You’ll build relationships with unique and diverse colleagues who will provide you with the support you need to be your best and produce meaningful and impactful work in an inclusive, equitable culture.

At KPMG, you’ll take control over how you work. We’re embracing a new way of working in many ways, from offering flexible hours and locations to generous paid parental leave and career breaks. Our people enjoy a variety of exciting perks, including retail discounts, health and wellbeing initiatives, learning and growth opportunities, salary packaging options and more.

Diverse candidates have diverse needs. During your recruitment journey, information will be provided about adjustment requests. If you require additional support before submitting your application, please contact the Talent Support Team.

At KPMG every career is different, and we look forward to seeing how you grow with us.