• Principal Civil Engineer Brisbane QLD
  • APA Group in Brisbane QLD, , Australia
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

The Opportunity

At APA, our purpose is simple: to strengthen communities through responsible energy.

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Principal Civil Engineer - Power to join our team in Perth, Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne on a full-time/permanent basis.

You will work on hybrid power generation projects that include solar, wind, BESS and firming GPG. Our involvement starts as early as the prospecting stage, flows through ideation (where we determine the optimal combination of the technologies to match demand and available resources), concept design, and delivery. Our team is made up of subject matter experts and generalists with sufficient depth to deliver the majority of development activities using internal resources.

Reporting to the Head of Engineering Development, you will be leading in the design, development, and maintenance of the APA's power infrastructure that will facilitate the transition to NetZero. You will apply principles of geotechnical, civil and... structural engineering to ensure the safety, durability, and efficiency of our power generation infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities
• Design and develop power infrastructure projects (including solar, wind, BESS and firming GPG) using geotechnical/civil/structural engineering principles
• Review geotechnical reports and associated data to advice on the best design principles to apply in the development of power generation assets
• Oversee the design of civil works including bulk earth works, roads, hardstands and benches upon which power generation and transmission assets will be constructed.
• Conduct structural analyses and inspections to ensure the safety and durability of structures and assets
• Collaborate with internal teams and external consultants and contractors to execute engineering plans
• Monitor the execution of engineering projects and adjust plans as necessary
• Ensure compliance with safety and environmental regulations during engineering activities

Your background
• Tertiary qualification in Geotechnical, Civil or Structural Engineering admitting to corporate membership of the Institution of Engineers Australia or equivalent experience (Mandatory)
• RPEQ, RPEV, CPEng certification (desired)
• Extensive experience with geotechnical, civil and structural engineering principles within the energy or relevant industry
• Knowledge of relevant Australian codes and statutory requirements

About the Team

The Infrastructure Engineering - Power team forms part of the Infrastructure Delivery division in APA, responsible for development and delivery of growth power projects across Australia.

With a strong pipeline of power projects, both on-grid and off-grid, the recently established Infrastructure Engineering - Power team is experiencing rapid growth. We are actively seeking new talent to complement our existing cadre of multi-disciplinary engineers.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of Australia's energy transition by supporting development and delivery of power generation projects, utilising wind, solar, battery and firming gas technologies.

Working at APA

At APA we're committed to fostering a safe and inclusive workplace where you can achieve your best. We'll provide you with access to targeted career development programs, competitive remuneration, employee benefits, flexible working arrangements, and wellbeing programs. We also have an inclusive parental leave policy providing 18 weeks leave including superannuation to support parents at work and in life.

We employee more than 2900 people across Australia and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture, where everyone feels safe, valued, and trusted to do their best every day.

We are APA

APA Group is a leading Australian energy infrastructure business.

We proudly own, operate and manage a diverse $27 billion portfolio of gas, electricity, solar and wind assets which deliver essential services to communities and customers across Australia.

And we own over 15,000 kilometres of gas pipelines which deliver energy to families and industry across every corner of Australia.

As the partner of choice in delivering infrastructure solutions for the energy transition, we're focused on bundled remote grid energy solutions, electricity and gas transmission, and future energy, including hydrogen and carbon capture and storage.

Our customer centric approach means we understand our customers and their businesses offering reliable, innovative, and cost-effective energy solutions that support their decarbonisation ambitions.

We are committed to delivering infrastructure solutions for Australia's energy transition and supporting the decarbonisation ambitions of our customers.

We prioritise sustainable outcomes so that APA, our people, customers, and communities can thrive - now and in the future.

Join our team and be part of Australia's energy transition!

We'd love to hear from you.

APA is an equal opportunity employer. The safety, health and wellbeing our people, community and environment a priorty. We embrace diversity in our people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we operate in.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered.

Role closes Sunday, 23 June 2024. Role Reference Number JR513

PD is available on request by emailing recruitment@apa.com.au quoting reference number above.

We will contact successful candidates after the closing date
Brisbane QLD Australia


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