Civil Project Engineer

Brisbane, Australia

Job Reference 1186017

Location Brisbane, Australia

Industry Power & Utilities

Function Construction

Job Type Permanent

Date Added March 8, 2023

Our client is a national tier one Contractor and Developer in utility power projects across Australia, they’re currently seeking a Senior Civil Engineer to join their construction team for a full-time permanent role.
Ideally based in Queensland or New South Wales, this role is flexible to work-from-home.

The Senior Civil Engineer is responsible for supporting pre-contract activities in Transmission and Substation construction projects, reporting to the Project Manager, you will work with the team to develop tenders, once won you will work with the site-based construction (mostly remotely, but will be required to complete adhoc travel as and when required) to assist in project delivery, other responsibilities include;

  • Manage and coordinate pre-tender and civil design process with internal and external consultants.
  • Review and provide comments on design documents and studies.
  • Assist Project Managers with the preparation of contractual notices related to scope changes.
  • Ensure processes are followed and are compliant with relevant legislation.
  • Review and comment on technical documentation and Scope of Work during tender preparation.
  • Proactively work with the project and estimating teams to prepare tenders.
  • Identify design improvements, optimizations, and design savings.
  • Manage safety in design process.
  • Track all project deliverables related to civil & structural engineering and report monthly on status and issues.
  • Proactively identify manage changes in interconnection scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans.

Required Experience
  • Tertiary Engineering Degree in Civil
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in Generator Interconnection to Transmission or Distribution networks.
  • Understanding of the Australian Power market
  • Knowledge of all legal and technical documentation related to Australian power market
  • Drivers License
  • Two Professional references
Applicants must be eligible to live and work full time in Australia.
Please apply if you hold the above qualifications and experience. Due to the high volume of applications, unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted.

If you have any questions please contact Tayla Jeromson by email

My client recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in its workplace hence we encourage applications from people with a variety of experience and backgrounds. In addition, we recognise that everyone’s personal circumstances differ and thus understand the importance of offering flexibility in the working arrangements of our personnel, to ensure that we attract and retain a diverse and dynamic workforce.

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