Principal Electrical Engineer

Job Title: Principal Electrical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH44313_1585605786
Contact Name: Olimpia Newlove
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 31, 2020 09:03

Job Description

Join a prominent global consultancy providing top tier independent naval architecture, marine engineering and design capabilities to both defence and commercial vessels. They are currently seeking a Principal Electrical Engineer to join their Canberra office who will be supporting top Defence projects and providing advisory services across a range of technical and programmatic areas. The ideal candidate will be a senior engineer with skills and prior management of electrical engineering of naval ship power generation, distribution, propulsion and power management systems.


  • Assess and advise on key electrical system technical risks on select Naval platforms.
  • Support the projects' Head Contractor in the review of technical deliverables for each client.
  • Manage and review calculations applying to electrical engineering principles, techniques, procedures and criteria for naval ship design.
  • Be involved in combat system delivery and address provision of that systems' electrical requirements and set up associated interfaces.
  • Mentor and communicate with the project team to advance electrical engineering skills across all personnel.

Ideal Candidate will possess:

  • Degree qualified with Electrical or Marine systems focus.
  • Prior experience working on defence vessels required.
  • Active NV1 clearance required.
  • Professional Engineering Credential - such as Electrical or Marine Engineering - desired.
  • Ability to guide and communicate all project updated to both team and stakeholders.
  • Interest in mentorship to other teammates.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below and attach your resume as a word document. Alternatively, please contact Olimpia Newlove on 02 9492 7509 quoting the Job Title for this position. #LI-ON