Design Manager

Location: Adelaide
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Power
Reference: J42139
About the Role:

We are seeking a Design Manager to be based in Adelaide to assist some of Australia's largest transmission network providers. This position is part of South Australia's design and construct substation and renewable energy (solar, wind, battery storage) grid connection project business. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the overall quality, time, safety and cost of the design deliverables for a project/s. You will be the main interface within the company and to clients on technical matters for projects assigned to you.

The ideal candidate will be confident in their ability and will have significant skills and knowledge in several electrical / civil / structural design disciplines to the level of Senior Engineer or Principal Engineer.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordination, management and review of all design deliverables on a project in order to achieve quality objectives and schedule as agreed with the project manager
• Utility and non-utility client technical interface for design compliance, review/approval and coordination
• Providing strong leadership to Design Engineering Teams, providing motivation and a focus on outcomes and quality
• The high-level specifications and scoping of projects where required
• Primary design and specifications, engineering, technical analysis and report generation for HV substations up to 330kV and associated renewable energy grid connections
• Secondary design and specifications, engineering, technical analysis and report generation, including panels/circuits, cabling, auxiliary supply systems, protection/control, SCADA/Automation, Communications systems, configurations and settings
• HV Overhead Transmission Line design and specifications
• Providing input and assistance in the development of detailed civil and structural engineering construction design / drawings. Coordination of these designs with electrical design aspects
• Providing technical leadership, advising and consulting on specifications
• Playing an active role in the development of business, ensuring repeat and new work
• Assisting the Business Development team with the preparation and review of tenders
• Providing input, direction and guidance for Primary and Secondary project designs, ensuring the timely development and delivery of quality engineering solutions and documentation
• Mentoring graduate and junior engineers

Key Criteria:

To be successful in this role you will need to have the following experience and criteria:

• Tertiary Qualifications in Engineering, or equivalent
• 15+ year's power engineering experience with significant design and construct exposure
• Local experience within Australia
• Excellent understanding of South Australia's utility client standards and processes
• HV substation construction and equipment procurement experience gained through significant exposure to sites both greenfield and brownfield
• Demonstrated successful experience in the delivery of design for HV system design and construct projects
• General understanding of the principles of OHS&W, and Diversity and Equity


• Chartered / Professional Engineer
• Experience working within an Australia utility and with renewable grid connection

What's on Offer?

Great career development and progression opportunities; positive company culture; attractive remuneration package

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Sophie Nicholls on (07) 3910 5551 or click Apply Now'.

About our Client:

Our client is an industry leader in utility and renewable HV power solutions who specialise in the design, construction, commissioning and maintenance of high voltage infrastructure.

About Titan:

Titan Recruitment has been delivering complete, innovative and effective recruitment solutions across Australia for over two decades and is recognised as a leading Engineering and Technology recruitment and contracting specialist. Our service delivery is underpinned by traditional values and an innovative approach to help clients, contractors and candidates achieve their goals.

Titan is an advocate for Equal Employment Opportunity, and we encourage applications from all interested applicants.