First listed on: 22 March 2024

Principal Project Engineer


  • Shape your career, reshape WA’s energy future. 
  • More than 35 employee benefits including a recognition and rewards’ program.
  • Join an organisation that encourages diversity and inclusiveness.

Shape WA’s energy future and enjoy a career you can be proud of.

It’s an exciting time to work in the energy industry, with extensive opportunities for long-term personal and professional growth.

As we deliver energy solutions across the largest geographical area of any Australian power provider, we listen to and work with our communities, our customers and our team. We’re responding to the challenges presented by a changing climate and leading the transition to a low carbon, renewable energy future. 

We’re privileged to work with, live alongside and respect the culture of First Nations peoples who first understood the energy of this land. 

Principal Project Engineer
Joining our team means you’ll be part of something that really matters. As our Principal Project Engineer to ensure sound technical solutions are developed, implemented, and documented by the Project Team.

The position will be based in Bentley, Perth. This is a permanent full-time position.

Your role will include:

  • Developing and coordinating of project scopes and other technical project documentation throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Developing and advise on sound concept engineering solutions.
  • Engineering management including technical support for project delivery and technical review of design deliverables.
  • Develop, maintain, and manage technical queries through the lifecycle of a project.
  • Construction oversight (perform on inspections during construction).
  • Commissioning management (including FAT and SAT as well as on site supervision during critical commissioning activities).
  • Undertake technical investigations to determine the required maintenance regime and operational functionality of new assets, including review and assessment of relevant documentation provided by the manufacturer and developed by the project team.

You will have: 

  • Engineering degree with 15 years industry experience
  • Subject matter expertise (SME) in protection and transmission systems/generation systems
  • In-depth understanding of lifecycle costing, commissioning management experience
  • Ellipse programme experience

Our employees enjoy real rewards and recognition including:

  • Working on impressive renewable energy projects across WA
  • Helping to create a connected and thriving WA.
  • An extensive rewards and recognition program
  • Access to our award-winning health and wellbeing program 
  • Flexible working arrangements 

Our workplace culture is created through every interaction, every experience and everything we do. 
Across our organisation, we recognise and reward people and offer work that works with you. We’re committed to equality and celebrate the diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and all characteristics that make our Horizon Power team so special. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Are you ready for something that’s bigger than a job?

If you're excited about the opportunity to join our Horizon Power team and make a real difference in the energy future of WA, we want to hear from you.

Click ‘Apply’ below to get started with your application.

Applications close on 5th of April 2024. 

Please note: In some cases, we need to close the advertising earlier than the closing date – so don’t miss your chance!

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