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Senior Project Engineer


We are an international company with a workforce of more than 38,500 top professionals, present in more than 40 countries across the five continents. Leaders in Innovation and Technological Development at the service of society, we’re looking for experts in designing a better planet who can go out there and promote sustainable development and find solutions to the biggest global challenges, including global warming, overpopulation and water scarcity.

Since establishing a presence in Australia in 2002, ACCIONA have invested more than AUD$1 billion through local investment opportunities and project development. As a national business ACCIONA employs more than 1,000 people in its renewable energy, infrastructure and water projects across the country.

Job Description

The Senior Project Engineer is responsible for the management, coordination and overall approval of the design and engineering of the MacIntyre Wind Precinct. In this hands-on design role, the Senior Project Engineer will work closely with the MacIntyre Wind Precinct Project Director and the Acciona Engineering Manager to ensure that the design meets the contractual, commercial and program deliverables.

This role has the option of being based in Brisbane or Melbourne. Travel to site (QLD, Warwick) will be required. This role will be offered as a 3 year fixed term contract. For more detailed information about the project, click on the link below.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and implement a Design Management Plan for the project
  • Define the design and engineering requirements for each contract and prepare and approve contract technical specifications and requirements
  • Manage the process of assessing design risk and mitigation
  • Understand, document and manage the design interfaces between the different packages of work/contracts
  • Review and analyse key aspects of constructability / buildability with respect to design development, including cost implications associated with final design
  • Undertake internal value engineering activities, engaging consultants where required, to improve the overall solution and to work with subcontractors in implementing these opportunities.
  • Assist the Project Director in stakeholder management including assist with key government and other authority interfaces.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Tertiary qualifications in Electrical, Civil or Mechatronic Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 6-8 years’ experience in Wind Farm design and engineering from either an OEM, EPC contractor of design consultancy
  • Detailed understanding of turbine technology and systems
  • Understanding of relevant applicable standards for wind farms in Australia
  • Experience working in a matrix, multinational organization.
  • Experience with high voltage infrastructure, Grid Codes and NSP requirements
  • Understanding of turbine technology and current trends in wind farm design and construction

More information about the project: https://www.acciona.com.au/news/acciona-to-build-a-1-026-mw-wind-farm-in-queensland

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote equality and diversity. Indigenous Australians and candidates from minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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