Senior Project Engineer (Mechanical)


Location: Brisbane, Roma

Job Type: Full time



  • FIFO to Roma, QLD on an attractive 19 days on, 9 days off roster – travel within work time!
  • Full-time project term role, approximate duration 2 years with potential for extensions
  • Flights ex Brisbane, camp accommodation provided on site
  • Lead role within a dynamic team environment with a strong health & safety focus
  • A fantastic opportunity to further advance your career and work with industry leaders

Our Facilities and Asset Services business is seeking a Senior Project Engineer to join the Power & Energy team. This is a fly-in, fly-out position for an established Oil & Gas project in Roma, Surat Basin region in Queensland . In this role you will oversee and functionally support the project and lead a small team of project support personnel.

Reporting to the Project Manager, your responsibilities include working with the Project Team in establishing new project scopes, setting up and maintaining robust quality procedures, overseeing project controls and execution, and monitoring & assisting with project progress reporting.


  • An experienced Mechanical Project Engineer with Engineers Australia recognised Tertiary Qualification
  • Experience in shutdown-based Greenfield and Brownfield environments in the Oil and Gas or heavy industry, with proven history of overseeing the life cycle of a project
  • Committed to working within the requirements of the client and Downer, with the ability to work well under pressure and in an ever-changing environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with data sourcing and interpretation capability
  • Clear and concise communication style with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders
  • Proficient in P6 and MS Office applications, with advanced MS Excel skills and an ability to learn new systems


Please submit your application online via the advertisement – we do not accept email applications. For queries, please contact Auri Niinioja, Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner on


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.

Our Facilities & Asset Services business provides end-to-end facilities management and asset lifecycle support services for Australia’s critical social and economic infrastructure. Operating across the health, education, government, future energy, power generation, oil and gas and industrial sectors, we work closely with our customers to optimise the reliability, efficiency and whole of life costs of their assets and facilities.

Downer is made up of more than 33,000 people who are all different. Different preferences and perspectives. Different histories and heritages. We are different in the way we think, the actions we take and the unique value we contribute to Downer and it’s these differences that are Downer’s greatest strength.

As an inclusive employer, we welcome applications from everyone.


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