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Senior Asset Engineer


Perth Head Office, WA, AU


It’s an exciting time to be joining Western Power. The way we use power is changing. The grid is evolving. And it’s our people who are helping connect everyone to a brighter energy future.

Our collaborative and safe work environment allows you to develop and expand your expertise in an industry that’s constantly evolving. We’re committed to equal opportunity and providing a flexible work life balance that empowers you to work smarter and supports your career growth.

Now more than ever, we need talented and passionate people to join us and help shape the future of energy in WA. Explore the fantastic opportunity below.





This is a full-time, maximum term (11-month) position, based at the Perth Head Office.


About the Role:


In this role, 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 network asset.

This includes application of life cycle assessment, maintenance standards, operation and maintenance optimisation, and strategies in optimum utilisation of primary and secondary asset, consistent with Western Power’s and regulatory requirements.


About you:


The successful applicant will be experienced and competent in the following:


  • 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;



What’s on Offer?


At Western Power, our people are our strength. As an employee at Western Power, we offer:


  • Competitive remuneration;
  • A safe and sustainable workplace
  • Equal opportunity employment;
  • Personal development and training opportunities;
  • Flexible work arrangements and
  • An award-winning employee recognition programme.


Like to know more?


Please submit a copy of your current resume and covering letter together with your qualifications and proof of working rights in Australia.


Applications Close: 24 June 2021


Does this role sound like you? If you're ready to be apart of something great, apply now!