First listed on: 27 February 2024

Engineering Project Manager - Renewable Energy


About the company

Government department responsible in improving the safety, health, well-being, and quality of life of people in Australia. Currently seeking an Engineering Project Manager - Renewable Energy to join their busy team for a 12-months temporary assignment.

About the role

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will provide specialist advice to ensure the department meets legislative and corporate obligations in relation to offshore electricity infrastructure licence administration. In addition, your key duties are as follow:

  • Provision of high-quality written advice on industry applications that relate to Offshore Electricity Infrastructure, including the granting of feasibility, commercial, research and demonstration and transmission and infrastructure licences. 
  • Contribute to ongoing compliance activities in relation to licences and providing advice to the department and Minister in relation to any actions required. 
  • Support other teams and the department in the ongoing operation and continuous improvement of regulatory regime practices and procedures. 
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders on regulatory matters within Government and industry.

About you

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Previous engineering and / or project management background in large-scale renewable energy development
  • Background in offshore wind industry will be highly regarded
  • Proven ability to work effectively across multi-disciplinary teams and identify issues relevant across all facets of project development and delivery.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to work productively with stakeholders and within teams, including educating and developing staff. 
  • History of providing leadership, or high-level contribution, on successful energy/ infrastructure projects. 
  • Proven ability and experience in interpreting and applying legislation, ensuring regulatory compliance, and providing expert advice to decision makers. 


  • 12 months Temporary assignment with potential for extension
  • Flexible working arrangement 
  • $75 - $100 per hour plus super
  • Full-time hours, Monday to Friday
  • Immediate start pending clearances
  • Perth, WA location

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter outlining examples of your ability to demonstrate the responsibilities and mandatory requirements outlined above.

*** Please note the successful candidate for the role must be an Australian Citizen and be willing to complete federal police checks **

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