Electrical Project Engineer

Posted 16 August 2022
Salary$70 - $77/hour + super
Job type Contract
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

Our client is a New South Wales Government–owned statutory corporation that is responsible for supplying the state's bulk water needs, operating the state's river systems and dams and the bulk water supply system for Greater Sydney and providing licensing and approval services to its customers and water resource information.

They are currently looking to engage an Electrical Project Engineer experienced in water infrastructure projects for a 12 month contract located at Warragamba Dam. 

The primary purpose of this role is to provide engineering expertise to ensure optimal whole of life solutions are effectively identified, developed and implemented in response to identified project needs, applying the organistion's project delivery frameworks and tools and to put safety first.

  • Lead development and implementation of technical/engineering solutions under guidance of and on behalf of the project manager. Includes provision of timely accurate and complete technical support, advice reporting and recommendations to the project manager to minimise risk, environmental impact and ensure overall project objectives are met.
  • Manage identification of solutions options and selection of preferred or recommended options to meet project needs, including assessment of associated capital and operational costs and that key stakeholders (including Operations) are involved in decision-making.
  • Ensure project specification documentation is clear and comprehensive to enable consultants and contractors to effectively respond to requests for tender and to minimise number and nature of requests for information (RFIs).
  • Manage day to day interface with design consultants during development of solutions options, concept and detailed designs and REFs or EIAs where relevant.
  • Oversee the project design process ensuring all relevant engineering specifications and standards are met, appropriate inspection and test planning is in place. Lead design review meetings including HAZOP (Hazards and Operability Analysis) and CHAIR (Construction Hazard Assessment Implication Review). Ensure design optimisation and value engineering processes are undertaken and that recommendations are made and adopted where appropriate.
  • Regularly monitor work undertaken to ensure it complies with agreed scope and meets agreed requirements, including factory validation during production of technical components. Manage all requests for design or other engineering changes to ensure that they are reasonable, meet original project aims and are within defined scope.
  • Develop and then implement commissioning, testing and handover plans for all relevant projects, modify these in accordance with any approved change to ensure agreed solution is effectively implemented and that operators have been trained in use where there is a change in operating practices.
  • Ensure drawings, operating and maintenance manuals and other relevant artefacts are produced in timely manner and meet specifications or other requirements of the business
  • Ensure that delivered solutions are operating satisfactorily and that defects identified during the defect period are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Provide technical support and recommend actions across all project phases to ensure that engineering designs meet operational requirements and engineering standards. Respond to technical RFIs from external parties and ensure appropriate mechanisms are in place for factory testing, where relevant. 
Essential Requirements;
  • Ideally 5 to 10 years of experience Electrical Project Engineer. Must have a Bachelor of Engineering Degree.
  • Preferred experience in water infrastructure projects, and water infrastructure organisations
  • Ideally experience in design management, construction quality assurance and conditions assessments.
  • To work in a project team to support the Greater Sydney Flood remediation works.
  • Good understanding of Pump Stations and Systems with Electrical / ElectroMechanical Background
  • Field Work, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Integration Experience
  • Coordination with Vendors and OEM Suppliers

If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to Jessica.Howlin@cgcrecruitment.com or call Jessica now on 0282524001.