Title:  Senior Engineer, Transmission Lines


Victoria, Australia

Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time


  • Provide specialised expertise to Asset Management in Transmission Lines & Structures
  • Make an impact in this pivotal role responsible for the performance of the network.
  • Careers with Purpose > Collaborative > Inclusive > Flexible Work Environment 


When you choose AusNet, you’ll join genuine people working together, making Real. Progress


At AusNet, we’re the link between renewable energy sources and local communities, playing a key role in the clean energy transition and providing essential energy to every Victorian family.

Help us lead the way, while enriching your career with real people who encourage you to bring your best and make real impact – for your career, our communities, and Australia’s cleaner energy future.


Purposeful work with genuinely good people. That’s refreshing.


As an industry in transformation, we’re excited by the possibilities ahead. Are you up for the challenge of joining our exciting Transmission team where you will play an instrumental part in managing the network safely and reliably, while ensuring that the performance of the network remains high.


Provide specialised expertise in Transmission Lines and Structures as a Senior Engineer, Transmission Lines in our Asset Management team.


With a hybrid split (Office/WFH), this role is based in Southbank and is part of the Asset Management team.


This role will deliver real outcomes, including but not limited to:

  • Provide technical expertise associated with overhead lines from 66 kV to 500 kV and technical expertise associated with tower structures.
  • Lead the expert input to asset management strategies and philosophies, line performance, technical specifications and the development of equipment standards
  • Determine line ratings and publish these ratings for Victorian Planning purposes (AEMO)
  • Initiate projects (develop concepts, prepare business cases and project handover documentation)
  • Assist the implementation of asset management and asset replacement initiatives along with business case development for economic capital works plans
  • Support long term asset reliability and resilience plans and regulatory submissions
  • Review, assess and audit the condition of installed transmission line assets
  • Investigate and analyse transmission line equipment failures or problems, drafting reports etc
  • Make technical decisions in relation to transmission lines and approve relevant technical documentation.


You don’t need to check every box; however, we are looking for a good combination of:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil/Structural or Electrical Engineering
  • Understanding of Asset Management leading practices, frameworks and relevant standards
  • Awareness of relevant Australian and International standards and industry codes of practice
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and implementing strategic asset management plans, preferably in a regulated environment
  • In-depth knowledge of transmission system components, equipment, and technologies, with a focus on transmission lines and emerging trends and innovations
  • Knowledge of relevant software packages used for analysis and design of transmission lines and structures e.g. PLS-CAD suite
  • Analytical skills and the ability to leverage data-driven insights to inform decision-making and optimise asset performance
  • Advanced level of reasoning skills and engineering judgement
  • Professional body membership: National Engineering Registration


A real place to belong.

We celebrate unique voices, refreshing perspectives and diversity in our team. Engage and connect through our social club, family day, wide range of events or by joining one of our Employee Network Groups.  

We believe in more than just competitive pay. Here’s what sets us apart:


  • Flexibility: whether this is hybrid work, flexible hours, or part time arrangements, we’ll work with you to help balance work and life.
  • Leave: more than typical personal leave and a generous 14 weeks of paid parental leave, with no minimum service.
  • Community giving: a paid day to volunteer with our social impact partner, Foodbank, or for a cause that matters to you.
  • Perks: we offer all the other perks you’ve come to expect like purchased leave, income protection insurance, novated leasing, corporate discounts, private health cover discounts and more.


As an industry in transformation, we’re excited by the possibilities ahead.


So, if you’re passionate about our purpose and committed to making real progress, bring your energy and join AusNet. Together, we can shape a new way forward.