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Project Engineers – Multiple Regions - 4129

Location: Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania
Salary: $120,000 - $160,000
Position: Full Time

Our client is one of the most recognised energy infrastructure names in Australia and has a large number of live and upcoming projects throughout Australia (Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Tasmania) and is hoping to speak to Project Engineers at varying levels. Typical projects range between $5m-$50m (although projects $50m-$100m+ are common), primarily across substations (greenfield build or brownfield asset replacement) and transmission line construction / life extension work.

Projects tend to primarily be regional, with roughly 25% of projects based in metropolitan areas. Project Engineers would be required to work on-site with general rosters of 5/2 for substation work and 3 weeks on / 1 week off for transmission line projects. Salary uplift is paid while working away, as well as living away from home allowance (LAFHA).

Role and Responsibilities

  • Support the tender and delivery of projects.
  • Contribute to the technical management across all areas of the project management framework.
  • Manage the delivery of portions of large, complex projects and/or entire small low risk projects.
  • Contribute to the management of projects from start to finish, focus on time, cost, quality, health, safety and environmental management.
  • Contribute to the management of contracts, scope, procurement, risk and opportunity, stakeholder communications and project integration.
  • Assist with the preparation of client reports, helping to develop record systems for assigned areas.
  • Participate in project meetings and ensure action items are complete.
  • Understanding of project status reports and assisting with preparation as required.
  • Contribute to the development of communications plans and establish communication protocols for relevant stakeholders.
  • Understanding of company values and policies and conduct yourself in accordance with these tenets.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Successful candidates must have a technical qualification relating to the industry (bachelor degree or equivalent) and 3-10 years project experience in utilities, infrastructure or construction.

Preferred candidates will have a solid understanding of HSEQ process and requirements, as well as an understanding of risk and opportunity management processes. Exposure to all stages of the project lifecycle is a must, as well as the ability to build and maintain professional relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.


  • Excellent Salary package plus superannuation: (3-7 years post grad):  $120,000 – $160,000
  • Full time role
  • Sponsorship for the right candidates.
  • Phone, laptop and company UTE

If you are interested or would like to hear more information on this role, email Alan Daly with your CV at [email protected], or phone +353 (0)87 120 9681 or apply through our link.

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