(originally uploaded on 05 Nov, 2023)
Requisition ID: 89481
Job Category: Energy
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.
Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain - upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our vision of a low-carbon world and help make positive change!
Hatch’s Grid Modernization team supports utilities with gap assessments, multi-year roadmaps, business case developments for specific initiatives, specification & requirements creation, technology evaluations, regulatory and funding application support, program & project design, and advanced technology implementations. Technologies the Grid Modernization team support include AMI 2.0 smart meters and associated systems, distribution automation, ADMS, DERMS, DER modeling & system integration, distribution system modeling using CYME or Synergy, demand response and load management, DER aggregation platforms, and DSO platform development.
We work alongside our clients to modernize their grids to meet the challenges of today and the future. Hatch is looking for Intermediate and Junior Grid Modernization Engineers with a desire to create utilities of the future.
These roles can be based in either Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide locations.
Project Delivery Responsibilities may include:
Business Development Responsibilities may include:
Identifying and pursuing clients planning to modernize their grids within the region
Leading or participation in Bid / NoBid discussions for potential opportunities
Leading or supporting the creation of proposal documents, including scope, schedule, and level of effort and cost build-ups
Working with the marketing team to establish / update marketing & client facing materials, as applicable
Contribute to marketing campaigns, attend and speak at industry conferences, and present to clients to advance leads and secure opportunities.
Develop thought leadership materials for publication in industry publications, or at conferences
Degree in engineering with a relevant discipline (electrical preferred)
Professional Engineer (Intermediate), or able to apply within two years (Junior)
2-5 Years (Junior) or 6-12 years (Intermediate) of professional experience
1-3 Years (Junior) or 3-5 years (Intermediate) of directly related experience with utility grid modernization projects
Experience with the strategic planning and/or design of systems using some or all of the following technologies:
Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS)
Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS)
Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) 2.0
Distribution Automation (DA) devices
Automated Fault Location, Isolation, & Service Restoration (FLISR)
Demand Response Management Systems (DRMS)
Virtual Power Plant (VPP) systems
Understand the challenges utilities are facing with increasing DER penetration and can describe alternate business models that utilities are considering, piloting, or have recently deployed
Additional Preferred Qualifications:
Experience / familiar with distribution system protection & controls, and how specific DERs (eg. battery energy storage systems) can cause issues due to bidirectional power flows
Familiarity with communication protocols such as ModBus, DNP3, 2030.5, 61850.
Preference for familiarity with Software Tools such as:
System Modeling such as CYME, Synergi, and PSCADD
Programming such as Python and VBA
ADMS integration solutions such as Survalent, OSI, GE, Schneider Electric SE, Siemens AG, etc.
Occasional domestic and international travel throughout the region for client, conference, and site visits is required.
Why join us?
What we offer you?
Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.
As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.
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About the company:
Our organization is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. We embrace your visions as our own and partner with you to develop better ideas that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. Our global network of 9,000 professionals work on the world’s toughest challenges. Our experience spans over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, infrastructure, digital, and investments market sectors.
We are employee-owned and independent—free to bring our best thinking to your business. Our exceptional, diverse teams combine vast engineering and business knowledge, working in partnership with our clients to develop market strategies, manage and optimize production, develop new game-changing technologies, and design and deliver complex capital projects.
We work closely with the communities in which we serve to ensure that our solutions optimize environmental protection, economic prosperity, social justice, and cultural vibrancy. We want their businesses, ecosystems, and communities to thrive, both now and into the future.
Our people are passionate about our corporate purpose and values. We believe in long-term relationships with our partners, and are committed to our clients’ lasting success.
We are “entrepreneurs with a technical soul.”
At Hatch, we are committed to meeting and exceeding your expectations in all that we do. This commitment is enabled and supported by practices and processes embedded in all Hatch projects, which deliver real value to our clients.
Health & Safety:
The safety of our employees, visitors, and contractors is always top of mind. We work with our clients and partners, using structured systems and processes, to ensure safety, always.
Sustainability requires the optimization of environmental, social, and economic outcomes. This ensures ecosystems are maintained, communities thrive, and society prospers, now and in the future. Sustainability is at the core of how we deliver value to our clients as a socially responsible company.
Indigenous Peoples Policy:
Our relationships with First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and Native Americans are based on the values of honesty, respect, and transparency. We understand that our ability to deliver successful projects on behalf of our clients is enhanced by our knowledge and understanding of the histories, cultures, protocols, values, aspirations, and governments of First Peoples across North America and Aboriginal communities around the world.