AECOM Senior / Principal Renewable Energy Engineer in Brisbane, Australia
AECOM’s market-leading Renewable Energy business in Australia is looking for a highly experienced Renewable Energy Engineer to join our practice in Brisbane. Our team works closely with investors and developers to enable them to deliver successful developments from pre-construction through to operations. As an active engineer in the sector, your experience with whole of life cycle project experience on wind and solar farm developments will be key to your success in this role.
This role is suitable for a passionate individual with a recognised track record in leading owner’s engineer services and ideally, project management services on behalf of our clients. AECOM’s Energy team is currently delivering a broad range of projects including solar and wind owner’s engineer, project management, design, feasibility assessments, energy advisory, and grid connection studies associated with future generation and storage projects.
With high projected growth in the renewable energy sector, there has never been a more exciting time to be in the energy industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to be actively involved in a high-performing team of energy professionals and develop your career in a growing sector.
As a Principal/Senior Engineer, you will collaborate to deliver projects, develop proposals, and deliver on client expectations. You will also be instrumental in enabling and growing the team.
You will have demonstrable qualifications and experience, including:
10+ years’ experience in a similar role
Project or engineering experience of power plant developments or industrial plants from feasibility studies, concept or detailed designs, specifications development and tender evaluations through to leading design reviews and construction monitoring.
Demonstrated consulting experience in the Renewable Energy industry working with asset owners, developers, suppliers, or power utilities
Wind and solar energy project experience highly regarded
An excellent understanding of large-scale power project development and grid connection process in Australia
Experience with other power generation technologies, e.g. energy storage, biofuels, or hydrogen advantageous
Knowledge of the major generation technologies
Strong technical, communication, and time management skills.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Renewable Energy, Electrical or Mechanical ideal)
CPEng and RPEQ, or working towards
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design
Business Line Energy
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 257788BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.