Design Mapping Officer

Job Description

Even if you haven’t heard of Energy Queensland you might know our operational brands - Energex, Ergon Energy Network, Ergon Energy Retail and Yurika. As a group, we are growing rapidly and as part of the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan (QEJP), actively helping to advance the energy transition towards net zero.

About your new role:

Currently, Energy Queensland has multiple permanent opportunities for a Design Mapping Officer located in either Cairns, Gatton, Gladstone, Nambour, Raceview, Toowoomba or Townsville. As the successful candidate you will be involved in performing complex technical work using technical principles, practices, and techniques for implementing routine overhead and underground distribution design into the GIS. Additionally, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and issuing design documentation.
  • Undertake detailed design tasks while managing a schedule of work.
  • Operating the GIS / drafting software to produce detailed design drawings in the Overhead and Underground EQL networks.
  • Providing technical advice on assigned work activities.
  • Demonstrating a personal commitment to health, safety, and environment within an inclusive workplace.

The remuneration for your new role is from $108,859 – $127,253 plus 14.75% super for a 9-day fortnight if you have met the essential qualification.

Why choose to work for us?

It’s an exciting time to join us and to be involved in the energy sector, so consider us for your next career move, where you will experience:

  • Secure employment backed by a strong collective agreement, with yearly EBA increases.
  • Strong 14.75% superannuation and the ability to earn more with salary sacrifice co- contributions.
  • Opportunities for skills and career advancement with access to ongoing training and leadership programs and capacity to build and grow your skills.
  • Healthy work life balance on a 9-day fortnight roster, more time for you.
  • A chance to give back with a paid employee volunteering program allowing our employees to support communities across QLD.
  • Support and guidance with access to 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and a mentoring program for professional support and guidance.
  • A Safety-First culture, the safety of our people, customers & communities is a core priority.
  • Reward and recognition with an internal reward and recognition program that includes an annual celebration of excellence.
  • Diversity and Inclusion where all employees can contribute towards multiple diversity and inclusion initiatives across our business

About you:

Working as the Design Mapping Officer you will bring experience to efficiently deliver safe and effective work plans, produce detailed design drawings, update system databases, and provide technical advice on assigned work activities associated with Energy Queenslands Electrical Network.

Your experience includes:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the electrical network databases and current systems used in Energy Queensland including, Smallworld, AUD, Ellipse, Connect.
  • Knowledge of the electrical network and its representation on works plans and maps.
  • Ability to interpret documents to describe the state and activities carried out to the electrical network from LV to 132 kV.
  • Intermediate knowledge and application of MS Office Suite.
  • Competent in the use of GIS / computer aided drafting systems and software.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with customers and stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A Diploma level of studies in a relevant field such as Spatial Science/Services or Electrical Engineering (desirable or the ability to obtain).
  • Certificate IV in ESI Power Systems Design (desirable).
  • Electricity Supply Industry Experience (desirable but not essential).

About us:

Energy Queensland is the group of electricity distribution, retail, and energy services businesses 100% owned by the state of Queensland. We deliver electricity across Queensland through our ‘poles and wires’ businesses Energex and Ergon Energy Network. Our retailer, Ergon Energy Retail sells this electricity to customers throughout regional Queensland. And these essential service activities are supported by a range of innovative products and services delivered through our Yurika brand.

If you are ready to help us shape the future of energy, please apply below with a current resume and a cover letter detailing your experience and suitability for the role.

Applications close: 5.00pm, Tuesday 6th August 2024.

For further information please contact Conor Mitchell, Recruitment Advisor on 0474 011 146.

We value the differences individuals contribute to our workforce and encourage a diverse range of applicants to apply.

Click here to view more information on diversity and inclusion at Energy Queensland.