Project Engineer | Renewable Energy

  • Full time Hybrid
  • North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia View on Map
  • @Jacobs posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : January 24, 2024 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 47955

Job Description

About the job

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact

It is an exciting time to be part of the energy transition at Jacobs as our APAC Energy & Power business continues to experience rapid growth. We are working with established clients across the globe to deliver the Energy Transition. From major renewable energy projects to high voltage direct current inter country interconnectors and offshore grids, we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build a cleaner and more resilient energy future.

Jacobs offer a full range of Energy & Power Project services for utility scale power generation projects. Our scope of services is a mix of engineering consultancy including concept design, pre-feasibility and feasibility, design review, site investigations, techno-economic advisory services, and technical due diligence, construction management and owner’s engineering services.

Here’s What You’ll Need

As a Project Engineer in Jacobs Renewable Energy & Power group, you will provide consultancy and engineering services in the APAC region. Based in Sydney, you will support multi disciplinary project teams in a technical capacity, supporting the Engineering Manager, Project Manager and clients. We seek someone with a relevant tertiary qualification in either Electrical, Mechanical, Civil/Structural or Renewable Engineering and experience in a range of renewable energy power projects, interested in the opportunity to

  • Conduct feasibility studies and prepare Frontend Engineering Designs for Wind farm projects.
  • Optional site visits for pre agreed periods as required
  • Support the design review process for wind power projects, and other renewable energy generation technologies such as Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage.
  • Coordinate design review teams and collaborate closely with site teams.
  • Collaborate with Senior Management and Project Managers to prepare and submit bids for projects.
  • Engage directly with clients in the Energy & Power sector, attending client meetings to build and maintain valuable relationships.
  • Have the potential to independently manage smaller to mid-size projects, demonstrating your leadership skills.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

At Jacobs, we support your personal life and career journeys. From our inclusive employee networks to our positive mental health champions, we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working to help you uncover a working arrangement that delivers the flexibility, tools and space to maximise your potential.

We’re the 2023 winners of the Consult Australia People First Award for our suite of employee benefits that support all our employees in all stages of their personal and professional lives.

For the 6th consecutive year, we’ve been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (Australia). In New Zealand, we’re a founding member of The Diversity Agenda and are committed to making our industry more inclusive and diverse. In Australia, our Reconciliation journey continues to be a considerable focus across all levels of the Jacobs community as we progress our Innovate level Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

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We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we’re inclusive, we’re more connected, and if diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our eight global Jacobs employee networks centred on driving inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and our Women’s Network – find out more about our Jacobs Employee Networks here.

No matter what drives you, you’ll discover a way to cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

We’re an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply. Jacobs aims to provide cultural safety at our interviews. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are invited to nominate a cultural representative to participate on the interview panel; please let your recruiter know in your application.


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Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people from marginalised or underrepresented backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every qualification. At Jacobs, we’re dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align with every requirement in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be the right candidate for this or other roles.

Please note  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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