First listed on: 19 February 2024

Civil Engineer

  • Full time role based in Sydney with hybrid working combining office-based and work from home flexibility.
  • High performing, supportive and close-knit team with development opportunities.
  • Work as part of a mega renewable energy project – Oven Mountain.

Want a better job?

You’ll find it at Alinta Energy.

We’re making energy better for our more than 1.1 million customers – and we’re making work life better for our 1,000+ people too.

We believe in better
At Alinta Energy, we’re a friendly bunch working to be the best energy company. Our culture is collaborative, and our passion drives positive change for people and the planet.   

Over the past decade, we’ve evolved from a Western Australian residential gas retailer to one of Australia’s largest energy retailers, generators, investors, and developers with infrastructure across Australia and New Zealand.

Australia’s energy system is undergoing the biggest transformation in its history and we’re right there with it.

Help us make energy better

About the Project:

The project is an “off-river” development located adjacent to the Macleay River situated in the New England Renewable Energy Zone. The project will provide up to 900MW of electricity generating capacity, with between 8 and 12 hours of dispatchable energy available to the NEM.

The project is well progressed through the planning phase with the project team having completed the majority of onsite surveys, and the Environmental Impact Statement is currently on public exhibition.

About the role:

Reporting to the Technical Director, the Civil Engineer will provide support in general administration, contract coordination, and supervision of design and engineering services for the Oven Mountain Pumped Hydro Storage Project. This includes early works like access roads, bridges, and camp site/utilities. Monitors and coordinates project engineering inputs from service providers to meet time, cost, quality, and compliance requirements. Collaborates closely with the delivery team and service providers (e.g., Owners Engineer, Principal Contractor for geotechnical investigations) to ensure project objectives are met.

In this role, you’ll be:

  • Aid in identifying, evaluating, and mitigating civil and geotechnical engineering risks.
  • Monitor project progress and help initiate corrective measures as needed to ensure timely and budget-compliant completion of engineering tasks.
  • Offer advanced technical assistance for civil and geotechnical engineering endeavors as necessary.
  • Develop and oversee project schedules, ensuring timely delivery of project tasks within designated timelines.
  • Build and maintain productive internal and external relationships to facilitate the delivery of the project.

The successful candidate will bring to the role:

  • Experience with Pumped Hydro Storage Projects is highly desirable. 
  • Tertiary degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Have a positive skills assessment from Engineers Australia – Professional Engineer (Civil)
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Have extensive experience as a Project Engineer.

You will be joining a high performing, collaborative, and experienced team. You will play a key role in the success of the Oven Mountain Project with long term development and progression opportunities.  

Enjoy better benefits - check our website for the full list!

One of the best things about Alinta Energy is we discover better together. If you like the sound of that, and you’re a match for the role, we’d love to talk to you.

Alinta Energy. That’s better. 

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

If your application progresses, we will need to complete background and pre-employment checks, such as immigration checks, reference checks, criminal background checks, qualification checks, and additional checks for roles related to finance.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application.

Closing date: 18th of March. 


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