electrical project engineer (solar/embedded generation) in Adelaide

tom kerwood, randstad
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AU$ 73.00 - AU$ 79.00 per hour

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adelaide, south australia
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AU$ 73.00 - AU$ 79.00 per hour
5 years
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tom kerwood, randstad
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We are currently seeking applications from Electrical Project Engineers with a solar background for a Project Management role that assesses new connections to the SA Power Networks grid. This role has been created due to an influx in solar/embedded generation connection; commencing as a full-time casual opportunity. The role is expected to last a minimum of 6 months but has the option to extend based on performance and workflow.

Role purpose

The Network Project Engineer/Manager will be accountable for the delivery of Embedded Generation (typically >200kW) and/or Distributed Energy Resource (DER) projects that may be complex, politically sensitive, and/or technically challenging. These projects can involve complex stakeholder management, both internal and external and can have complex technical and regulatory facets.

Key objectives

  • Project Management of Embedded Generation (>200kW) and/or DER projects to time, cost, and quality objectives of both SA Power Networks and stakeholders;
  • Actively build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, by working closely with these stakeholders to ensure customer and business objectives are achieved;
  • Ensure compliance to Regulatory Policies / Rules and customer charging guidelines;
  • Participate effectively in meetings, discussions, decisions and support team members and management where appropriate;
  • Provide strong customer service skills in line with business expectations;
  • Commercially astute to ensure financial and commercial objectives are achieved; and
  • Understanding of role-related risk management principles.


  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
  • 1-3 years’ experience in Commercial Solar, experience in-ground mount PV systems, and battery storage highly desirable
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Solid technical understanding of PV Solar and batteries
  • Sound knowledge of instrumentation and control systems required in Solar/embedded systems.
  • CEC Design accreditation (advantageous)
  • Solid computer skills / tech-savvy
  • Fast learner and proficient
  • Strong problem-solving skills

To submit your application in strict confidence, please submit a resume to tom.kerwood@randstad.com.au. If you require further information, please contact Randstad's Power & Energy specialist on Tom Kerwood on 08 8150 7001

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Electrical Engineer - Project Manager


Bachelor of Electrical Engineering

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree