Regulatory Specialist

Date:  24 Jun 2024

Brisbane, Virginia, QLD, AU

Work type:  Permanent - Full Time
Category:  Professional services
Req ID:  7441

At Powerlink, every possibility starts with you


We believe life’s about possibilities. And so is the future. That’s why we need you.


We’re working at the heart of Queensland’s energy transformation. Now more than ever, we need people who want to help us deliver a world-class energy future and ensure we continue to navigate through this once in a generation energy challenge. Join us and make it happen.

Life at Powerlink


As the Regulatory Specialist you’ll help us connect a more sustainable energy future for more than five million Queenslanders and 253,000 businesses. Your work with us is about every light turned on, every community connected, and every future made possible. 


  • Onsite parking, cafeteria & gym
  • Available to you will be working a 9-day fortnight with RDOs every second week
  • Hybrid, family-friendly and flexible working arrangements including substitution of public holidays
  • 14.75% superannuation and salary packaging of novated lease vehicles

Find a career that matters and lasts



As our Regulatory Specialist you will delve into economic and market regulation matters and compliance through meticulous analysis, facilitation and coordination. You will also facilitate Powerlink’s input and positions on external regulatory reviews and National Electricity Rule changes to achieve appropriate regulatory outcomes. Your expertise will be pivotal in navigating complex regulatory landscapes and contributing to the renewable energy transition for Queensland.


In this role you will:


  • Monitor, research and analyse economic and market regulation issues, including external regulatory consultations
  • Prepare advice on regulatory matters and compliance and assist in developing Powerlink’s input to consultation processes
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide support (including analysis) to Powerlink’s prescribed revenue determination process where required


Your expertise


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Commerce, Economics or Law
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying, analysing, and coordinating revenue, economic, and/or market (technical) regulations
  • Strong problem solving abilities in navigating business challenges with potential regulatory impacts
  • Experience working within relevant legislative frameworks(e.g. Electricity Act, National Electricity Rules, and Workplace Health and Safety Acts) is advantageous

Be the start of every possibility


To kick start your career at Powerlink, apply by clicking the button above, attaching your resume and cover letter on our careers page before midnight on 14th of July 2024. Kindly be aware that the Recruitment team will commence the review process during this period.


There’s lots to love about a career with Powerlink. But our people say there’s three things that really stand out: 


  • A career that matters and lasts: You’ll shape a progressive career connecting more than five million Queenslanders to a world-class, clean energy future.
  • Unique work and the chance to grow: You’ll help find smart solutions to interesting problems as you develop your skills and impact every day.
  • People who love to support and share: You’ll build relationships with experienced, down-to-earth people who you’ll be proud to work with.


For all enquiries, contact our recruitment team at

Our commitment to inclusion and belonging


At Powerlink, we champion inclusion and belonging by supporting every candidate during the recruitment journey. Please inform us of any needs or adjustments for a more inclusive process, including sharing your preferred pronouns.  As a Veteran-Friendly Employer, we value the skills Veterans bring and ensure equal opportunities. Let us know if you're a Veteran for tailored support.

Successful applicants will undergo necessary pre-employment checks. As advocates of the Circle Back initiative, we pledge to respond to all applications promptly.