Project Engineer – (Overhead / Substation) – Electrical Infrastructure

Melbourne Permanent / Full Time

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Recruiter :
Marc Hughes

Marc Hughes
  • Growing Project Management Company, Inner Melbourne Based, Great perks!
  • Use your ability to manage projects to completion on track and in time.
  • Base + Super + CBD Office + Flexibility
The Company

This award-winning project management consultancy are experts in managing detailed medium and large sized construction projects that take place in challenging live and public environments specialising in local government, education, aged care, social housing, sport & recreation, and significant public transport infrastructure sectors.

They help clients to define their objectives, develop the project brief, and support the entire project lifecycle from inception, feasibility & business case development, to design, procurement, construction & project delivery in a collaborative approach.

The commitment to their clients is to deliver projects on time, on budget with a high attention to quality and safety and to ensure the identification of best practice methodology which underlines our determination to deliver innovative and sustainable design outcomes for clients and the intended end users.
The Role

Are you an accomplished Electrical Engineer with a passion for overseeing dynamic projects from concept to completion?

We're seeking a talented Project Engineer - (Overhead Substation) - Electrical to join our innovative team and contribute to the success of our cutting-edge projects based in Civil infrastructure, Rail, and Trams

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, possess strong technical expertise, and excel at collaborative problem-solving, this opportunity is tailored for you.
Experience Required
  • Manage and lead electrical engineering projects from design and planning through execution and commissioning.
  • Assisting with project coordination, monitoring and execution of works, specifically focus on substation and overhead disciplines.
  • Develop detailed project plans, schedules, and budgets to ensure successful project delivery within defined timelines and resources.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including mechanical engineers, project managers, and technicians, to ensure seamless integration of electrical systems.
  • Conduct comprehensive feasibility studies, risk assessments, and technical evaluations to identify potential challenges and opportunities.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and testing of electrical systems, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues and deviations during project execution, ensuring minimal disruptions to project progress.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  • Maintain effective communication with stakeholders, clients, and contractors to ensure clear project understanding and successful outcomes.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree - Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Project Engineer in the electrical engineering field in civil infrastructure.
  • Strong proficiency in electrical design software and project management tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical codes, standards, and regulations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Exceptional communication and leadership abilities.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) licence is preferred.
  • Prior experience in Civil Infrastructure / Rail / Trams is advantageous.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to maintain a high level of communication with all stakeholders to ensure that everyone is up to date on project status.
Remuneration and Benefits
  • You will be supported in your ongoing professional development.
  • You will work alongside a growing team of highly skilled professionals who love what they do.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with the organisation and be an integral part of its growth and success.
  • You will work with large clients with diverse portfolios and be challenged with interesting and rewarding work.
You will be rewarded with an attractive, competitive remuneration package commensurate with your experience, on the job mentoring and training, health and wellness initiatives and a career path progression plan.
The client office is based in Inner Melbourne CBD, but project travel will be essential for this role due to its nature and diverse client project portfolio.
All applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.
If this sparks your interest, and aligns to your skills, we would like to know more about you, please apply via the link.
For further information about this exciting opportunity, please confidentially apply below on the link or directly on our website at

Referral reward: $0

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