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Protection Engineer

Job Ref: VAC24/14
Closing Date: 10/03/2014 at 04:00 PM

The position of Protection Engineer is based at the Authority’s Head Office in Suva and will report directly to Unit Leader System, Studies and Protection.


  •  Design and maintain protection schemes for the entire power system;
  • Compile standards on design and maintenance procedures for protection systems;
  • Initiate and approve conceptual plans prepared by Network Design Department;
  • Provide technical input advice to Procurement staff;
  • Investigate and submit timely reports on system disturbances;
  • Investigate and evaluate developments in power systems protection technology;
  • Monitor and report on capital and maintenance works on protection systems;
  • Prepare specifications and evaluate tender procurement of protection and control equipment;
  • Review protection designs and schemes for projects;
  • Prepare power system protection data report;
  • Train/up skill personnel to carry out accountabilities;
  • Consult & Cooperate with other peers to optimize power systems;
  • Innovate methodologies to meet accountabilities and introduce fit for purpose new technologies as appropriate;
  • Develop appropriate supply system governance procedures;
  • Recommend appropriate technical parameters for project proposals and for system reinforcement/refurbishment;
  • Carry out power system fault analysis and transient stability studies for design of a stable power system;
  • Document all work procedures relative to the business;
  • Endeavour to continually bridge the benchmark gaps as set out in the scorecard;
  • Ensure at all times that HSE considerations in all facets of activities are of top priority;
  • Responsible for vehicles and tools and equipment in the section;
  • Conduct Safety Audits and team/individual tools and equipment checks;
  • Carry out other work as required by the Unit Leader System Studies and Protection.


  •  Candidate should have at least a Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized Institute with at least seven (7) years of work experience in power generating, transmission or distribution utility as an electrical engineer;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required;
  • A valid Group two (2) (not provisional) driver’s license is mandatory;
  • The candidate must be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of power system analytical techniques and working knowledge of project and contract management;
  • Experience with power systems analysis software used for load flow and fault studies is required;
  • Must be a member of a Professional Engineers Body.

The position will be offered on a three (3) year contract basis.

If you think you meet the above requirements, please complete the EFL Standard Job Application Form which you can download from the EFL Website ( or EFL Intranet, attach a copy of your curriculum vitae and send to:

The General Manager Human Resources
Energy Fiji Limited
Private Mail Bag

Applications are expected to be made on the EFL Standard Application Form. Please note that an incomplete application will not be considered.

 All applications must reach EFL no later than 4.00pm on Monday 10th March, 2014.

Please note that all applications will not be acknowledged and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted regarding an interview. If you have not been contacted by the Energy Fiji Limited, then your application has not been successful and we thank you for your interest in applying.