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There’s never been a better time to join the energy industry! At Western Power we’re working towards our vision for a clean energy future and we’re looking for diverse, passionate people to join our team of world leading experts.


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Asset Engineer at Western Power’s Perth Office CBD, on a Permanent Full-Time basis.


About this role


As the Senior Asset Engineer, you will be accountable for developing and applying best practice operational asset management principles and long-term strategies to deliver optimal life cycle performance of transmission lines and cables.


This includes application of life cycle assessments, maintenance standards, operation and maintenance optimisation, and application of innovative digital asset management best practices.


You will also be required to:

  • Ensure that all significant variations, outside tolerances agreed within the Serviceability Assessments Model (SAM),  are rigorously assessed from a thorough value-for-money business perspective before agreeing to revised work program targets and performance outcomes.
  • Monitor asset performance against planned work priorities in terms of expenditure, scope and volume achievement to ensure the target outcomes in network performance are achieved within cost and time constraints.



About you


We are seeking someone with experience and attributes that include:


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or Civil Structural engineering essential
  • Eligible for Professional Engineer membership (MIEAust) with Engineers Australia
  • Significant engineering industry experience (at least 10 years) in preferably operation and maintenance areas
  • Demonstrated track-record of combining comprehensive technical skills with exposure to risk management and governance processes.
  • Minimum 10 years demonstrated experience in maintenance and asset management related functions.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety.
  • Ability to relate tasks to the "big picture" and communicate accordingly.


Joining Western Power


Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional service to the communities in which we operate.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, women, young & mature age workers, the LGBTQI+ community.


We are an employer of choice, offering our employees a range of benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements that support part time work, flexible working hours and working from home arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives and study assistance
  • An award-winning employee recognition and benefits programme
  • Access to five Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, and People with Disability – which celebrate and communicate the diversity of our workforce and connect diversity and inclusion to our broader business activities
  • The opportunity to purchase up to four weeks of additional leave per year
  • Access to salary packaging, social club activities, and discounted health insurance and gym membership



Important information


We are committed to our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021 - 2027 and ensuring that people with disability have equal opportunities to gain and maintain employment with Western Power. It is strongly encouraged that people with a disability who meet the inherent requirements of the position description apply for this role.


We are also proud to have launched our Innovate RAP in Mar 2022 (Reconciliation Action Plan). Our Innovate RAP outlines our commitment to the Reconciliation journey in WA.


Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within the last six months.


Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.


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Applications close on 28 June 2024


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Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.