First listed on: 08 July 2024

Senior Project Engineer


  • Proudly making a difference with the transition to renewable energy
  • High performing, diverse, inclusive, and supportive team
  • Based in Ultimo with hybrid work arrangements

About us

At Transgrid, we play crucial role in connecting electricity generators to the distribution network that power homes and businesses - we operate over 13,000km of high voltage transmission wires and 110 substations in NSW and the ACT.

This is an exciting time to join us. As Australia transitions to renewable energy, we are ensuring the transmission system can deliver clean and reliable energy to support the transformation. You will have an opportunity to make a real difference and leave a legacy.

Not only does our work improve the lives of millions, from lighting up sports fields, schools and homes, to powering the wheels of commerce and everything else in between, we are also leading the transition to a clean energy future – and you can be a part of it.

About the opportunity

You’ll be a part of the Hunter Transmission Project (HTP) – which is building a new above-ground 500 kilovolt (kV) transmission line of around 100 kilometres between Bayswater in the Upper Hunter and Olney in the Lower Hunter to connect the State’s existing 500 kV transmission lines.

As the Senior Project Engineer, you’ll undertake detailed engineering management and support to the Engineering Manager (and the rest of the Project team) in the delivery of HTP. You will be a part of a project team that manages the technical, procurement, material, construction, design coordination and start-up and close out items.

About you

  • Degree qualification in Civil/Structural/Electrical/Mechanical discipline.
  • High level of technical knowledge in the construction of transmission line assets preferably 132kV and above.
  • Thorough understanding of Transmission line design and construction.
  • High level business and commercial acumen.
  • Understanding of risk management process and documentation and of quality assurance systems
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, Australian Standards and Government policy guidelines, which govern safety, engineering design, environmental assessment for the implementation of engineering projects
  • Experience in the management of construction contracts.

Recognition & Reward

In return for your hard work, we have numerous benefits and initiatives to support you personally and professionally including but not limited to private health insurance discount, motor vehicle lease plan, career development support, study assistance program and workplace flexibility.

Applications close end of day Sunday 21st July 2024

Please note, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, we will assess applications as they are received. We do not accept agency introductions as Transgrid operates a direct sourcing model. 

Transgrid is committed to Health and Safety, the Environment, Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Ethical Practices. All applicants are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to these areas.

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