Western Australia Division Electrical Engineering Panel

Meetings

The Electrical Engineering Panel meets on the first Tuesday of the month at 712 Murray Street, West Perth at 5.45pm sharp. Details of technical forums, presentations and seminars are notified through the Division newsletter, Engineering WA. Members of the Engineers Australia and others interested in Electrical Engineering are always welcome.

For the full schedule of upcoming and past Technical Presentations please refer to the Events Page of the WA Division website.

Committee Members

Mr. Neil Midolo MIEAust CPEng
Chairperson

Ms Tiina Ratamo FIEAust CPEng
EA Electrical College Board - WA Representative
Mr Dan Norton FIEAust CPEng
JEEP Technical Program Coordinator
 
Mr Albert Koenig FIEAust CPEng
Committee members
Mr Andrew Martin MIEAust
Committee Members
Mr Andrew Yuncken FIEAust CPEng
Committee Members
Mr Jose Duarte MIEAust CPEng
Committee members
Ms. Julia Lee MIEAust CPEng
Committee members
Mr Michael Meehan MIEAust CPEng
Committee Members
Ms Margaret Watroba FIEAust CPEng
Committee Members
Mr Peter Willis MIEAust CPEng
Committee Members
Mr Robert Del Bianco MIEAust CPEng
Committee Members
Mr Stephen Brown FIEAust CPEng
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Mr Steven Nadj MIEAust CPEng
Committee Members
Mr Tony Hollingsworth FIEAust CPEng
Committee Members

 

Aims of the Electrical Engineering Panel

Focus Areas

  • Identify Engineers Australia WA, Electrical Engineers Professional Interests and needs
  • Develop and maintain a balanced technical program with particular regard to those areas not adequately covered by kindred Societies and Organisations 
  • Facilitate a framework for professional networking and promote participation in all Electrical College and Engineers Australia activities 
  • Actively promote the Profession of Electrical Engineering within Western Australia, through; Industry, Government, Professional Groups, Employers / Engineering Companies, Engineers and Educators

Objectives

  • Maintain the interest of our primary audience - electrical engineers
  • Conduct 10, Technical Sessions or relevant CPD activities per year, jointly with JEEP, Sessions not to be held in January or December
  • Identify and build effective relationships with other kindred Interest Groups
  • Organise relevant Technical Conferences - approximately every second year

Joint Electrical Electronic Papers (JEEP) / Joint Technical Papers Committee (JTPC)

In Western Australia, it has been agreed that the three professional engineering Institutions (Engineers Australia [Electrical & ITEE Colleges], IEE, and IEEE) shall present a joint annual program for the presentation of electrical engineering papers. The JEEP program comprises 10 papers, which includes time for networking at the Division offices and an occasional site visit.

Why You Should Be Involved

Participation in the activities of the Electrical Engineering Panel is encouraged.

Participation will facilitate the development of yourself and the profession by:

  • Expanding the range of contacts of participants;
  • Improving the participants' knowledge and skills; and
  • Be a unified voice for the industry on matters of common interest.

Quick WA Electrical Engineering References

Electrical Laws in WA

The regulation of electrical safety matters in Western Australia is performed by:

Energy Safety WA

Department of Consumer and Employment Protection

All regulatory matters, including electrical licensing, equipment safety, installations/inspections and supply for general industry
Website: http://www.energysafety.wa.gov.au
Phone: 08 9422 5200
Fax: 08 9422 5244
Email: energysafety@docep.wa.gov.au

and

Resources Safety Division WA

Department of Mines and Petroleum

Carrying prime responsibility for regulating extractive industries and dangerous goods in Western Australia, and ensuring that safety, health and environmental standards for mine4s and petroleum sector are consistent with relevant State and Commonwealth legislation, regulations and policies.
Website: http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au/
Phone: 08 9358 8002
Fax: 08 9358 8000
Email: ResourcesSafety@dmp.wa.gov.au

Laws and standards

Western Australian administers laws relating to electricity safety, supply and efficiency. This legislation also creates systems such as electrical licensing and equipment approvals.

Standards, such as Australian/New Zealand standards, are generally created through Standards Australia. Standards are developed and revised by committees made up of industry, community and government representatives.

Regulators often refer to standards in their legislation as a way of ensuring that technical information and requirements are up to date and common throughout Australia and New Zealand.

You can purchase standards from SAI Global

Other Industry Links of use

Electrical Licensing

If you wish to carry out electrical work in Western Australia you must hold the correct electrical licence for the work.

If you wish to contract for, or carry out electrical work for fee or reward you need to apply for an electrical contractor licence. Please contact

Energy Safety WA

Department of Consumer and Employment Protection

All regulatory matters, including electrical licensing, equipment safety, installations/inspections and supply
Website: http://www.energysafety.wa.gov.au
Phone: 08 9422 5200
Fax: 08 9422 5244
Email: energysafety@docep.wa.gov.au

for more information.

 
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