Electrical Engineer

LMS Energy Pty Ltd May 2, 2024
Gold Coast, QLD Full Time  


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LMS Energy is Australia’s largest emissions reducer and the national leader in biogas-to-energy and solar on landfill. LMS requires the services of a full-time or part-time Electrical Engineer in Yatala or Brisbane CBD, Queensland.

As part of our team, you will collaborate with the Manager - Electrical Engineering where your role will primarily involve design and commissioning electrical power generation plant through the preparation of protection and fault level studies and the preparation of grid connection requirement with network operators. In addition, the design of ancillary equipment such as switchgear, control panels and distribution board and communications systems will form part of this key role.

Why LMS Energy?

Be a part of an inclusive team, where everything we do is inspired by our vision to be the leading bioenergy and methane abatement company, powering the circular economy. Our people are supported by management with an open-door policy, while training and development opportunities means we enjoy an unrivalled level of personal progression and growth. At LMS, we have an average staff tenure of five years. In our Engagement Survey for 2023, 96% of employees either agreed or strongly agreed that they would recommend LMS as a place to work. Why? We truly value our people. Without our people, we would not be the great business we are today!

Our commitment to you

  • Health and wellbeing options, including the opportunity to work from home, flexible start and finish times, a weekly wellbeing hour and access to our holistic Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Learning and development in supportive team environment with professional, safety and technical training opportunities and growth pathways.
  • Community impact with participation in various charitable activities and volunteering opportunities using a "Give Back Day".
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion committee and focus groups, ensuring a workplace where every individual feels valued, included and empowered.
  • Leave entitlements, including prorated long-service leave, study leave and employer-paid parental leave.
  • Rewards and recognition for length of service and cultural and safety excellence.


  • Perform professional electrical engineering tasks across the lifecycle of renewable energy projects, from planning to maintenance
  • Create or modify electrical drawings, including single line diagrams, protection diagrams, and control panel schematics, utilising SCADA, PLC, and HMI with Modbus protocols
  • Conduct protection studies, load flow, and fault studies using power systems analysis software
  • Generate design documentation, including earthing and protection systems calculations, cable sizing, Scopes of Work, tender packs, and equipment specifications
  • Design and select primary electrical plant (HV switchgear, Transformers, HV cables) and secondary systems (CTs, VTs, protection devices, tariff metering)
  • Provide operational support through improvements, maintenance planning, troubleshooting, and fault finding both remotely and on-site
  • Conduct Risk Management, including the preparation of risk assessments and HAZOP’s
  • Develop commissioning plans, checklists, schedules, and perform testing and verification at suppliers and on-site
  • Implement project management methods to manage schedules and control costs


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of electrical engineering experience
  • Strong communicator in written and oral formats with well-developed problem solving capabilities
  • Competent in fault analysis and protection system design
  • Competent in LV & HV circuit design, switchgear and control systems
  • Knowledge of relevant Australian Standards and Codes of Practice applicable to the industry
  • Australian Drivers Licence
  • Upholds LMS’ company values and culture

Please email applications to employment@lms.com.au">employment@lms.com.au, quoting job reference ENGN-036-010524. Females are encouraged to apply.

Employment is conditional upon a pre-employment medical and entitlement to work in Australia. Some roles require up-to date vaccinations records.

We are continuously searching for passionate individuals that value the environment, have a caring outlook, and want to work towards a brighter future. If this sounds like you, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you! Check out our website to learn more about what we do https://www.lms.com.au/ .

LMS Energy (LMS) does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. LMS considers any resume (CV) or biography received from an agency without prior approval from a member of our HR team to be unsolicited and gratuitous, and such submissions will not be recognised by LMS for purposes of “ownership” of the candidate. Agencies are requested not to contact any employee at LMS with recruiting enquiries. LMS does not consider candidates received by the company until they are received by the HR team directly from the agency after approval has been given and a fee agreement is in place. LMS will not pay a fee to any agency that does not follow these guidelines. Any questions, please contact employment@lms.com.au.

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