Senior Project Engineer


Location: Brisbane, Dandenong South, Sydney

Job Type: Full time


Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer offers a range of services for the utility sector, incorporating traditional power and gas, renewable energy and technological communications services.


Our Power Systems Business have a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Engineer (Civil) to join the Transmission projects team based in QLD. You will possess experience in managing Subcontractors with a focus on Quality Management coupled with the determination to deliver a quality product, on time and budget supporting the Project Manager.


Essential requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent qualification, ideally Civil
  • 5 + years project experience.
  • Experience in substation construction an advantage
  • Provide support in managing cost, procurement and project planning
  • Problem solving for best project outcomes
  • Understanding scope & design requirements and provide support to construction team with technical queries resolutions.
  • Developing strong work relationships with all stakeholders
  • Experience working for a contractor in a delivery environment
  • Maintaining a Zero Harm culture


We at Downer value our employees and provide the following benefits

  • Work in an essential service industry
  • Work on a high-profile project with ongoing career opportunities
  • Zero harm safety focused culture
  • Training and Development to support your career with us.
  • Organisation that truly values flexible working options
  • Employee benefits & wellness program
  • Access to a variety of benefits and incredible discounts to support you and your family’s lifestyle
  • An opportunity to advance your career in this challenging role for a major ASX listed company.

As an employer who embraces Equal Opportunity and promotes diversity, we encourage women and men of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians to apply.

How To Apply:
To be considered for this opportunity, please use the link and apply online. Applications emailed directly to the recruitment team will not be considered. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date – applications may also close before this date.

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume

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