Electrical Design Engineer

Full Time

Canberra, Australia

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Role Description

ITP Renewables is seeking an experienced Renewable Energy Engineer to join our growing team in Canberra. You will be joining a team with a broad range of engineering and consulting skills in the renewable energy sector, with a focus on solar PV and batteries.

Key role functions will include:

  • Detailed engineering design of grid-connected, hybrid and off-grid renewable energy systems and associated electrical systems
  • Engineering consulting, including preparing feasibility studies, technical specifications, analytical reports and technical due diligence reports for PV and battery systems in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region
  • Building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and contractors
  • Project management
  • Technical due diligence on designs prepared by clients or contractors outside ITP
  • on-site inspection of renewable facilities including testing & commissioning

Required skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical and or renewable energy specialisations preferred)
  • At least 2 years' experience in design roles in the utilities or renewable energy sector, including design of HV connected solar farms or BESS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including strong report writing skills
  • Permanent working rights in Australia


  • Experience with EPC contractors, Equipment OEMs or NSPs
  • Level 3 ASP registration
  • Substation design experience
  • Chartered professional engineer

About ITP

ITP Renewables is a global leader in renewable energy engineering, strategy, compliance and energy sector analytics. We work with clients at the local level, providing a unique combination of engineering, market and financial analysis. Our clients include governments, development aid agencies, energy utilities, financial institutions, project developers, the R&D community and private firms across Australia and the Pacific. We are intent on designing a better future, working on projects we love and being a great place to work.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience
  • Opportunity to grow within the business
  • A dynamic and fun workplace
  • Flexible working arrangements

Joining ITP means becoming part of a close-knit team intent on designing a better future, working on projects we love, and in a supportive environment at any of our locations across Australia.

We play sports and do stretches or yoga once a week (on company time), and frequently host a range of social events for employees in Canberra and Sydney. We have a team dedicated to enriching the employee experience, from the work environment to parental leave benefits.

Benefits of working at ITP include a highly supportive, interdisciplinary environment, a focus on professional development, rich social engagement, and flexible working arrangements.

ITP is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that our workforce should reflect the world we live in. We recognise in our workplace and in our industry that there is progress to be made toward equal representation of all gender and cultural identities. Equal gender representation in management and in our teams is a core performance metric in our recruitment and career development activities.

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