Engineering Coordinator - Power

APA Group

Location: Queensland

Job Type: Full time


About Us

APA is a leading Australian energy infrastructure business. We own and/or manage and operate a diverse, $21 billion portfolio of gas, electricity, solar and wind assets. Consistent with our purpose to strengthen communities through responsible energy, we deliver approximately half of the nation’s gas usage and connect Victoria with South Australia and New South Wales with Queensland through our investments in electricity transmission assets. We are also one of the largest owners and operators of renewable power generation assets in Australia, with wind and solar projects across the country.

We employee more than 2000 people across Australia and know that they are the key to our success. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive culture, where all our people feel safe, valued, and trusted to do their best every day to deliver our vision to be world class in energy solutions.

The Opportunity

We now have an exciting opportunity available for an Engineering Coordinator – Power to join us in our Infrastructure Engineering team in Brisbane or Melbourne on a full time permanent basis.

Reporting to the Engineering Manager – Power, you will provide a key role in managing and coordinating all engineering activities as part of the delivery project team on your designated projects. Projects may encompass solar, wind, BESS, and/or gas fired power generation technologies delivered on an EPC / D&C or multi-contract basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare detailed engineering design documentation including FEED studies, scopes of works, specifications, datasheets, calculations, reports, drawings etc.
  • Support APA procurement through technical clarifications, tender technical review and evaluations, technical input to Agreement finalisation
  • Manage and review of the project engineering deliverables undertaken by EPC or D&C contractors
  • Coordinate engineering interfaces between contract packages where delivered under multi-contract delivery models
  • Support the delivery project team from final investment decision (FID) through to commercial operations, including supporting with planning and approvals, grid connections, quality management, site construction and commissioning
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders across all business functions to successfully integrate and establish new assets into APA’s operations team wider business functions
  • Ensure engineering and design documentation prepared by APA or external engineering design contractors are compatible with statutory regulations, applicable standards, client requirements and APA standards, processes and procedures
  • Coordinate design risk assessment and safety studies
  • Prepare and review engineering work packs for tender and purchase

Your background

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering admitting to corporate membership of the Institution of Engineers, Australia or equivalent experience
  • Relevant and proven industry experience in the design, procurement, and installation of power generation, energy storage, or similar assets
  • Capability to provide engineering expertise in your discipline and make sound engineering decisions for the successful delivery, reliability and longevity of new assets
  • Knowledge of Australian Standards and associated International reference standards
  • A working knowledge of Environmental and Health and Safety legislative requirements
  • Chartered Professional Engineer, or Registered Professional Engineer Queensland, or eligible for registration by qualification or experience within 1 year

About the Team

Technology underpins everything we do at APA from helping connect millions of Australians to essential energy sources every day to achieving our net zero ambition - and the capability for our people to make this happen.

To help APA power ahead, The Infrastructure Engineering team manages all large projects for APA clients - enabling APA to be world class in energy solutions.

This is an exciting time for the team, we need people who are courageous, nimble, and ready to make an impact – change makers and risk takers.

Working at APA

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

APA provides you with access to targeted career development programs, competitive remuneration, employee benefits, and work–life balance and wellbeing programs. APA also have an inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents throughout their parenting journey.

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

Sound like your kind of career?We’d love to hear from you.

Role closes Monday, 12th December 2022. Role Reference number 3112

PD is available on request by emailing

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