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Senior Building Designer(Mechanical /Electrical)


Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 04/10/2017

Job Category:

Engineering / Electrical, Power & Instrumentation

Job description:

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The installed infrastructure services supporting the Optus technical facilities are under continuous demand to meet current needs and to evolve to support future demands. The business unit, Building Infrastructure Engineering, is primarily focused on meeting current and forecast space, power and cooling needs within the Optus Technical Facilities. The team, Building Engineering Project Management, is tasked with delivering short, medium and long term infrastructure in a timely and cost effective manner that supports business requirements.

This role of the is to lead the transformation for the Optus Exchanges to accommodate increased power dense equipment and consequential heat loads. This includes:

  • Working with internal stakeholders and industry specialist expertise to define and scope implementable solutions to evolve the existing infrastructure to support future forecasted power and heat loads
  • Identifying solutions, securing management approval and scoping preferred solutions for implementation
  • Defining the future infrastructure needs and the evolution of the services to meet forecast

Success in the role relies upon an ability to perceive future deficiencies in the building infrastructure, be innovative in developing solutions, be able to gain support for the recommended actions and engage appropriate vendors to deliver cost effectively.

This is a senior role requiring extensive experience in the end to end delivery of building infrastructure projects. The role requires a working knowledge of construction and technical services design principles with a good understanding of building standards, codes, certifications and legislation. A well-developed understanding of the building and construction industry particularly the design, scoping and implementation of technical services is expected. On top of this, experience in construction, retrofit or upgrade projects associated with telecommunication technical facilities or data centers are highly regarded.

Optus offers a working experience like none other at our Macquarie Park Campus, including on-site gym, childcare, eateries, bars, coffee shops and more. We have a variety of benefits including discounts on Optus products and services, salary packaging, sustainable transport options, career development tools and lifestyle benefits. For more information on what Optus can offer you, please visit and click on "Working at Optus".

Heads Up!!
Due to the fast paced nature of the Optus business, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible. We will assess applications as they are received.
One last thing, Optus operates a direct sourcing model so no agency introductions, sorry folks.