First listed on: 27 February 2024

Electrical Network Engineer


Work in a unique, stimulating environment which is continuously growing and evolving. Enjoy the rare opportunity to work in a part-time role while expanding your skillset and knowledge in a supportive team. Engage and build relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Electrical Network Engineer to join our Engineering and Asset Management team. Reporting to the Electrical Infrastructure Asset Manager, you will be responsible for assets including voltage substations, generation systems solar and monitoring systems. The successful candidate will provide up-to-date accurate electrical network information, develop design briefs that will ensure capital works are accurately budgeted, and implement process improvements through project delivery and completion.

The intention is for the successful applicant to share this role on a one-year fixed term with an experienced Electrical Networks Engineer who is working part-time following a period of parental leave with an opportunity for extended employment.

Melbourne Airport is at the forefront of a dynamic expansion, poised to support the city's ascent to become Australia’s largest city within the next decade. As we soar towards new heights, we're embarking on ambitious projects, including the development of a third runway, state-of-the-art terminals and major business park projects creating unparalleled opportunities for growth and innovation. Join us in shaping the future of aviation as we propel Melbourne Airport towards becoming Australia's favourite Airport destination.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the Electrical Infrastructure Asset Manager capital plan with effective planning and budgeting.
  • Provide technical insights and a proactive can-do attitude.
  • Develop design briefs and carry out design reviews that will ensure capital works are accurately budgeted.
  • Support the Electrical Infrastructure Asset Manager capital plan with effective planning and budgeting for electrical network upgrades as required.
  • Ensure all HV assets and primary LV asset information is accurate, reliable, and up to date, including management of the APAM electrical documentation suite.
  • Assess impacts to existing infrastructure including network capacity modelling, impact of developments, and repex planning.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Demonstrable technical proficiency with electrical infrastructure
  • Relevant Engineering and Technical services operations and / or project delivery experience is preferred.
  • Core understanding of key asset requirements through the life cycle from Briefing to Maintenance
  • At least 5-years relevant electrical infrastructure engineering and technical operational and project delivery experience
  • Experience in a consulting firm will be highly regarded
  • Understanding of digital-engineering software processes and workflow
  • Implement process improvements at through project delivery and project handover ensuring electrical asset information will be better managed and kept up to date.

About the Company:

Melbourne Airport (Australia Pacific Airports Corporation) is proud to be one of Australia's premier transport hubs and Victoria's gateway to the world, connecting us to the global marketplace. We are committed to creating connections that matter and enhancing the traveller experience across every aspect of our organisation to deliver our vision of becoming Australia's favourite Airport destination. Currently, in an exciting phase of change, we are delivering rewarding career opportunities, making Melbourne Airport a dynamic and fast-paced place to work for our people.

APAC is a majority Australian-owned private company that also operates Launceston Airport, the tourism gateway to Tasmania and an industry multi-award-winning airport.

Culture and Values:

By joining the team at Melbourne Airport, you will work within a friendly, high-performance culture with a focus on our people and their development.

Our vision is to become Australia's favourite Airport destination and our people are paramount to achieving this success. We provide a supportive environment, with values that encourage all of our employees to Be You, Think Big, Own it and Work Together.


  • Access to airport car parking 24 hours/365 days a year for both business and personal use
  • Hybrid flexible working arrangements
  • Airport Holiday, an additional day of leave
  • Wellness Day, a further additional day of leave
  • Discounted onsite childcare at Creative Garden Early Learning
  • Mental health and well-being initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Career and professional development
  • Active social culture and participation in a range of social impact days and activities
  • Signature Experiences including an airfield family day, and kids’ footy day 
  • Access to an employee benefits scheme including access to corporate rates and airport retailer discounts (including SkyBus)

APAC is committed to weaving Diversity into our DNA. We believe that Diversity and Inclusion will help us realise our greatest potential as a company, and maximise the potential of all our team members. We strive to create a culture where our team members understand that each individual is unique and that embracing diversity makes us more flexible, productive, and creative.

APAC provides equal opportunity and advancement in employment regardless of gender, age, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, cultural background, caring responsibilities, disability or socioeconomic background. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds who share our workplace values of Being You, Thinking Big, Owning It and Working Together.

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