Asset Planning Engineer (Electrical)

Monash University
March 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:$131,473 - $139,551
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Asset Planning Engineer (Electrical)

Job No.: 660614

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $131,473 - $139,551 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Utilise your expertise in electrical services asset management and design
  • Contribute to the sustainable future of Monash University's Infrastructure
  • A focus on work life balance with WFH flexibility
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    Buildings and Property Division (BPD) are the stewards of our beautiful campuses. We contribute to Monash's global reputation as a leader in research and teaching by providing world class, award-winning buildings, innovative teaching spaces, quality facilities and stunning grounds. At Buildings and Property our customers always come first, and we focus on customer knowledge and experience, innovation and exploration, and partnering and collaboration.

    The Opportunity

    An exciting opportunity has become available for an Asset Planning Engineer to join the Building and Property Division. This role will be responsible for overseeing electrical infrastructure upgrades to support our full-campus electrification program, which includes the removal of all existing gas-fired equipment. This position will be pivotal in guiding our decision and capital expenditure requirements, in order to provide best value for money whilst aligning with our broader organisational objectives.

    This is a career-defining position which will see you take full responsibility for the electrical infrastructure and forward-looking requirements of the University. We are on an exciting journey toward Net Zero 2030 and your expertise within the electrical realm will be highly valued as we balance electrification of all our campuses with sustainability and energy-saving initiatives.

    This position is also responsible for establishing and maintaining design and development controls that maximise the quality and environmental performance of newly constructed or refurbished building and site services.

    About you

    As the successful candidate you will:

  • A collaborative approach to contribute to strategic planning and development of the University's built environment
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate and present information, and communicate with stakeholders at varying levels
  • You will have a combination of skills and experience with HV systems, LV systems, Fire systems, Solar PV, measurement and verification, and working with electrical and power monitoring systems, such as SCADA
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electrical services, fire systems and asset management practices, preferable on large sites, Life Cycle Cost (LCC) models and relevant standards and regulations, best practice design and sustainable asset management principles
  • Extensive experience and expertise in leading the systematic measurement and improvement of customer centric work processes and practices to support excellence in customer experience
  • Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments more easily.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    To apply, simply submit your CV along with a cover letter that addresses your suitability for the role. A document addressing the Key Selection Criteria is not required. For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.


    Mr Dale Gartshore, Senior Engineering Manager, +61 461 448 038

    Position Description

    Asset Planning Engineer (Electrical)

    Closing Date

    Thursday 7 March 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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