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Power Systems Engineer

BayWa r.e. Projects Australia

Closing date 3 November 2021

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Employment Type

Full Time

Seniority Level


Technology Type

Grid / Transmission

Victoria, NSW or QLD,

BayWa r.e. is a growth-driven multinational headquartered in Germany. We operate in 30 countries with 3000 employees. We are leaders in the renewable energy sector, active in offshore and onshore wind, solar, storage, hydrogen, and bioenergy.

Our Australian business was established in 2017. The following four years have seen rapid growth with four windfarms and three solar farms taken from development through construction and now in operation. 2021 has seen us undertake changes within the business to enable significant growth in greenfield development of largescale wind, solar, storage and hydrogen solutions.

Our team are truly passionate about renewable energy and strive to make a positive contribution to our planet. Our culture is built through respectful collaboration, continuous learning and innovation. We actively promote and support flexibility, health and wellbeing and work-life balance. We embrace diversity as a source of innovation, creativity, and competitive advantage.

We provide flexible work arrangement, paid parental leave, growth opportunities locally and globally.

We are the ideal employer for all who want to make a difference and drive innovation for a sustainable future.

As our Power Systems Engineer you will provide engineering, technical and practical expertise to deliver grid connection services across prospecting, development, construction and commissioning.

You will be responsible for:

  • Power system modelling for grid connections in-line with relevant legislation, Australian Standards, National Electricity Rules and best practice. This includes:

Prospecting supporto System concept design

Steady-State Analysis (Load Flow / Short Circuit Studies)

Dynamic Analysis (Transient Response / Control System Analysis)

Preparation of NSP Grid Connection application documents and technical reports

  • Supporting prospecting, development, construction and operation across BayWa r.e.’s portfolio and leading grid connection and commissioning
  • Keeping abreast of updates related to power system modelling software packages, National Electricity Rules (NER), and the National Energy Market (NEM)
  • Maintaining excellent relationships with key stakeholders

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a solution driven problem solver with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have minimum qualifications of a Bachelor of Engineer
  • 2+ years’ experience in the Renewable Energy and grid modelling sector in Australia with recent experience modelling or working on renewable energy
  • Understanding of Electricity Transmission and Distribution Systems and Power System Software (PSS/E, PSCAD as a minimum)

This is an exciting time to join our team that wants to continue fantastic progress in the decades that matter. To discuss the role further, please contact Desiree Kisnorbo on 0456 772 651 for a confidential discussion. All applications and interviews will be managed by the BayWa Australia HR team.