Project Engineer, Megapack, Sydney

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What to Expect
The Tesla Energy Project Engineering team is responsible for the successful deployment of Tesla’s Megapack utility scale Energy Storage Systems. We’re looking for a degree-qualified, driven, motivated, and collaborative engineer to join us to help accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.
A key technical member of a cross functional team that focuses on executing utility scale battery storage projects. This is an opportunity with a broad technical scope, including office and site-based work.
You must have a genuine passion for engineering products that will fundamentally change the world’s energy infrastructure and must want to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
What You’ll Do
This is a diverse role where in-depth knowledge of generator construction projects, constructability, utility requirements, National Electricity Rules familiarity and commissioning experience is expected. A rock-solid work ethic, strong team-oriented personality and savvy commercial approach are essential. Members of our team display creativity, passion, and a desire to break new ground in a constantly shifting technology landscape. Tasks may include:
  • Negotiation of hold point test plans with NSPs and AEMO
  • Design, coordination, execution, and documentation of test plans
  • Preparation of equipment specifications and tendering
  • Design optimisation
  • Site based construction monitoring, auditing, and quality inspections
  • Fault-finding, root cause reporting, analysis of SCADA data, protection relay events
  • Balance of plant electrical subcontractor design review
  • Incorporation of lessons learnt into continuous improvement of specifications, scoping documents, processes, test report templates, automation
What You’ll Bring
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Relevant experience as an Electrical/Project Engineer on renewable construction projects
  • Strong commercial focus
  • Operational experience with generating systems
  • Control systems knowledge and an understanding of power systems
  • Knowledge of the NEM and generator connection process
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Knowledge of electrical construction projects, including project schedules and staging of design/construction
  • Ability to read electrical drawings
  • Knowledge of relevant standards
  • Familiarity with electrical studies for utility applications
  • Knowledge of communication networking
  • Experience with PLCs and protection relays
  • Extracurricular engineering activities

Compensation and Benefits

In addition to a competitive compensation package, Tesla Australia & New Zealand is pleased to offer the following benefits for permanent employees:
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Parental leave (no minimum employment period)
  • Primary carers – 18 weeks at full pay or 36 weeks half pay
  • Secondary carers – 6 weeks full pay
  • Employee Vehicle Loan Program
  • Novated Leasing (AU only)
  • Well-being Fund – An annual allowance for all employees to support their well-being in ways that are meaningful to them
  • Bike to work – $10 per day if you cycle to work
  • Birthday Leave & Volunteer Leave

Some eligibility criteria may apply, benefits detailed above are subject to change / withdrawal at Tesla’s discretion with no prior notice.

Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.