Power Systems Engineer

Canberra or Sydney

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Role Description

ITP Renewables is seeking a Power Systems Engineer to join our growing team in Sydney or Canberra. You will be joining a team specialising in power systems analysis and engineering for renewable energy grid connections. Key role functions will include:

  • Grid Connection studies for distribution connected solar farms and battery energy storage systems
  • Connection application technical studies for registered generators in accordance with NER Chapter 5 and AEMO guidelines
  • Undertaking power systems assessments for feasibility studies, grid expansion studies and technical due diligence assessments for renewable energy projects in Australia and internationally
  • Liaising with equipment OEMs, NSPs and AEMO
  • Working closely with ITP design & project development teams to provide technical advice and inform power systems analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge of NER and AEMO guidelines
  • Knowledge of Python scripting for simulation automation and data analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, including strong report writing skills
  • Permanent working rights in Australia


  • Master’s degree in electrical power engineering or power systems
  • Knowledge of the Chapter 5 connection process including:
    • Assessment of GPS clauses
    • DMAT Assessment
    • Benchmarking
    • Generation of RUGs
  • Demonstrated experience competing the following types of power systems studies:
    • Load flow
    • Short circuit analysis
    • Dynamic stability analysis (EMT & RMS)
    • Harmonic analysis
    • Protection coordination
  • Experience with PSS/E, PSCAD, DIgSILENT Power Factory, PSS Sincal, CDEGS and other relevant platforms
  • Generator grid connection concept design

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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