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Senior Industrial Electrician

Sundrive Solar

Sundrive Solar

New South Wales, Australia
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024
About Us:

SunDrive is one of Australia's most exciting start-ups, operating in one of the world's most exciting spaces – renewable energy technology.

We are on a mission to unlock Solar's full potential by revolutionizing how solar cells are made, to unlock new heights of efficiency, cost, and sustainability.

Founded in 2015 by two UNSW roommates (Vince Allen - a PhD student in solar and David Hu – a former investment banker), we have come a long way from the breakthrough made in their garage to producing the world’s most efficient commercial-sized solar panel.

In 2022, we secured $21 million in our Series A funding round, and are backed by some of Australia’s top venture capital firms (Blackbird, Main Sequence, Virescent, and Mike Cannon-Brooke’s private investment fund, Grok), tech founders, a former Australian Prime Minister, and the Australian Government.

You will focus on:

  • Lead contractors' design and construction of control cabinets, ensuring alignment with both project requirements and strict compliance with relevant Australian safety standards
  • Collaborate closely with in-house engineering teams to ensure the seamless integration of control cabinets with other sub-systems, optimizing the overall efficiency of solar production systems
  • Engage with suppliers and contractors to source quality components, and efficiently manage procurement processes
  • Hands-on troubleshooting and assist with maintenance on existing solar production equipment to identify and address electrical issues
  • Design and execute comprehensive test plans to verify third-party equipment's functionality, aligning it with internal requirements and Australian safety standards.
  • Maintain comprehensive documentation for control cabinet designs, design changes, processes, equipment maintenance, and test plans, ensuring clear and organized records to facilitate efficient project management and compliance with standards


We would love you to have:

  • An Australian recognised Electrical qualification and Licence
  • Strong knowledge of Australian electrical and automation standards.
  • Previous experience with industrial automation & control cabinet design / assembly.
  • Negotiation experience with suppliers, contractors.
  • Ability to interpret and advise on large, complex electrical schematics & diagrams.
  • Hands-on mentality as needed to complete the job.


Benefits @ SunDrive!

🍝 Free Office Lunch and Snacks

  • With hard work comes a hungry team, and our team has access to a free lunch every day, snacks, and refreshing drinks


🧠Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Free confidential counseling offered to all employees (full-time, part-time and casual employment) and their immediate family members from the first day of employment with SunDrive


✏️Learning & Development

  • AUD $1,000 per calendar year
  • 5 days of leave at full pay


🧸Parental Leave

  • 13 weeks of leave at full pay for the primary caregiver
  • 6 weeks leave for the secondary caregiver (4 weeks Full Pay, 2 weeks Government incentive)
  • 6 weeks of parental bereavement leave at full pay for both primary and secondary caregivers


🚌Transportation Allowance

  • Up to AUD $45 per week for public transport/tolls, 52 weeks per calendar year


Values @ SunDrive!

🌞Shoot for the sun

  • We are here to be world class at what we do


📢Egos at the door

  • Be loud about your mistakes, but humble at what you're good at


🏋🏽Discomfort is a precursor for progress

  • We need to get comfortable doing things we've never done before, and to never cease to challenge what's possible: As an industry, a company and as individuals


🤝Make a commitment, Keep a commitment

  • We are all counting on each other. Not receiving a reminder is a reminder you can be counted on


Additional Information

SunDrive Solar Pty Ltd 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, colour, 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.

SunDrive is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need accommodation at any point during the interview process.