Manager of Engineering – Renewable Energy


Job description

Our client, a global technology and renewable energy company, is seeking expressions of interest from Managers of Engineering for a full-time permanent position in Australia.  


This company delivers innovative control and optimisation solutions & EPC services in the renewable energy industry. They have flagship projects that’re the first of their kind in Australia and are currently looking for an experienced Manager of Engineering. This role has a flexible WFH arrangement, we would value someone in or around Melbourne as this role requires a high level of leadership, but we’re open to remote working. As well as strong power system engineering experience, and the ability to solve real-world electric utility problems, other responsibilities include;



  • Manage and lead the engineering design of megawatt-scale energy storage systems, including electrical system design, utility interconnection design, installation and testing plan design, and control system integration.
  • Manage engineering service sub-contractors and component vendors to contribute to the overall design of energy storage systems.
  • Create and coordinate the delivery and quality assurance of key engineering drawings and
  • reports. Manage the PE certification process for electrical design drawings.
  • Manage and provide engineering support for component solicitations including the evaluation of power conversion systems and battery systems from multiple vendors.
  • Ability to manage a small, fast-paced team.
  • Experience working on utility-focused power systems engineering projects and utility-scale energy storage system design.
  • Knowledge of electric utility substation, electrical distribution system design, and utility protection and control engineering design principles.
  • Direct and provide technical and administrative guidance to assigned Engineers.
  • Conducting annual performance reviews in accordance with approved procedures and holds
  • career development discussions.
  • Ability to collaborate with our internal and external stakeholders.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Extensive technical knowledge of engineering systems, calculations, application of engineering methods and materials.
  • Experience working on similar utility scale electrical power system projects and distributed energy resource projects.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering or MS in Electrical Engineering Tertiary qualification in Engineering or Business Management (preferred)
  • Two industry relevant Referees
  • Willingness to travel periodically.


Applicants must be eligible to live and work full time in Australia.

Please apply if you hold the above qualifications and experience. Due to the high volume of applications, unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted.

If you have any questions please contact Tayla Jeromson by email


About Airswift

Airswift is a global workforce solutions provider specializing in oil & gas, power, infrastructure and technology. We serve as a strategic partner to our clients, offering turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.



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