Engineering Coordinator

APA Group

Location: Brisbane

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 (Engineering Manager) to join us in our Infrastructure Engineering team in Brisbane or Melbourne on a fixed term basis for 18 months.

Reporting to the Project Engineering Lead, you will play a key role in Delivery of the design, engineering and asset integration for assigned projects for new builds and upgrades to existing APA assets including pipelines, compressor stations, gas processing plants, gas storage, power infrastructure, power stations and associated energy infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a strong Customer focus by delivering the Engineering, Design and Asset Integration of new assets in accordance with the Engineering Management Plan (EMP), Asset Establishment Management Plan (AEMP) and APA values
  • Set project delivery expectations, engage with APA asset stakeholders, the supporting organization and systems so they are ready to optimally, safely and sustainably manages the asset, systems, performance, revenues and risks at the point of handover
  • Timely, cost effective, productive and predictable delivery of engineering designs and services that support the APA Customer promise
  • Manage the engineering & design team in consultation and conjunction with Discipline Team Leads and Projects Engineering Lead
  • Provide clarity and certainty regarding engineering delivery through accurate and timely reports on engineering progress (cost & schedule), engineering risks and engineering forecasts

Your background

  • Professional engineer with tertiary qualification admitting to membership of the Institution of Engineers, Australia or equivalent
  • Proven experience in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of gas transmission, gas processing, power assets or energy assets
  • Proven experience in Engineering management, including project planning, budgeting, estimating, cost and schedule control
  • Experience in resource planning, schedule preparation and meeting deadlines in performing project work, cost analysis and technical reports
  • Experience in managing the delivery of engineering Services in a projects environment and coordinating multi-discipline engineering teams through whole of project life

About the Team

Technology and people underpin 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, 5 December 2022. Role Reference number 3201

PD is available on request by emailing

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