Voltex Vortex

We aim to be at the centre of your world. Specialising in HV Power, from Design to End-of-Life.


Voltex are committed to the investment that we make in our people. We resolve to be an employer of choice, gained through offering university partnerships and work experience, and providing coaching and mentoring, training and development. We manage Health Safety and Environment issues to ensure the well-being of our people, and sustain their efforts with recognition and reward, and work / life balance.

Voltex mentor young Electrical Engineers with 1-2 years experience in Mining, Oil and Gas or Infrastructure power design or commissioning. If you show drive and initiative, and share our core values of excellence in engineering, candour in communication, and reliability in reporting, send us a resume, and we may contact you as positions become available.

Typical Position requirement – Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineers sending resumes to Voltex should be experienced in Protection Systems. Applicants shall be able to demonstrate extensive experience and knowledge in the field testing of HV Protection Systems and capabilities with the set up and implementation of secondary injection test kits, including the use of automatic test routines with advanced protection software such as Isatest TDMS, Omicron Test Universe or Doble ProTesT. Design capabilities with ETAP software would also be advantageous.

Applicants should have a sound knowledge of switchboard testing – conductivity resistance, insulation resistance and power frequency withstand test, intertrips, indication, control and interfacing; HV Cable testing; CT & VT tests, including mag curves, ratio, polarity, burden, secondary circuit resistance; testing of power and earthing transformers; protection relays – feeders and incomers, transformers, generators, motors, busbar, capacitor bank, buszone differential and line differential. Competency and fluency in writing reports and providing feedback is essential.

A customer service focused attitude, and confidence in development of Risk Assessments, Job Safety Analyses & Safe Work Methods, as well as an ability to effectively manage job planning for control and efficiency is critical. Applicants shall be able to work alone, with autonomy and self-reliance in problem solving.

Must be able to work legally in Australia, and be willing to travel frequently for periods of up to two weeks at a time.

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USQ Scholarship

USQ - LogoWe have established the Voltex Power Engineers Scholarship at the University of Southern Queensland for the purpose of supporting USQ students and to encourage Power Engineering studies.