switchroom engineer (mechanical or structural) in Adelaide

tom kerwood, randstad
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adelaide, south australia
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Our client, a leading manufacturer of bespoke transportable switch rooms and switchboard solutions is currently seeking a Switchroom Engineer. Having developed a strong sales pipeline; the client is looking to expand several areas within their business. Located in the northern suburbs of Adelaide, this role will commence as a permanent opportunity.

Reporting to the Design Manager, this role will become a critical component within the group. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with Project Management to develop and deliver projects.


  • Generate designs and detailed engineering deliverables, working under the supervision of the lead designer.
  • Able to develop and review a complete set of transportable electrical switchroom construction documents (layouts, elevations, details, cable ladders, penetrations, platforms, stairs, etc..) based upon project/client specification with little or no supervision.
  • Interpret and apply client standards to design and drafting activities.
  • Use of 2D CAD system for simple mechanical designs, required to support production activities when required.
  • Expertise in 3D CAD design tools such as Solidworks or Revit.
  • Able to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Liaise proactively with clients to understand their requirements and adapt the design to suit.
  • Liaise with suppliers and internal production teams when required
  • Review and refine work practices to bring improved efficiencies in design, construction methods, and materials usage

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or relevant experience designing buildings aligned to electrical infrastructure (Such as Substations or Switchrooms) or sheet metal design.
  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Sound 3D design experience
  • Experience working with Solidworks (non-negotiable)
  • Revit experience is highly disable
  • Applicants must be residents of South Australia.

In return, the client will offer you an open, supportive working environment that allows for autonomy and creativity. They value work/life balance and provide flexibility to meet personal commitments as well as company-sponsored social activities. With a strong focus on achieving results, a collaborative working style, and a values-based culture, our client offers you a career opportunity like no other!

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please do not hesitate to 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.


Mechanical Design Engineer or Drafter


Mechanical Degree or Experience aligned to industry

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree