Lead Consultant/Engineer, Future Energy - Sydney - Aurecon - EnergyCareer

First listed on: 16 January 2022

Lead Consultant/Engineer, Future Energy - Sydney

This is your career opportunity to join our high performing Future Energy team to help our clients navigate uncertainty and unlock opportunity within transitioning energy markets.

Just imagine your future with us…

At Aurecon we see the future through a very different lens. Do you?

Innovation, eminence and digital are at the heart of everything we do. Are you excited about the future?

Are you driven by the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and complex projects around the world and to learn from the best? We are.

Diversity is at the core of everything we do. We work together to create a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness. Our differences are what fuel our creativity.

We embrace flexible working and are always open to discussing your individual needs so that you get to create your own experience with us.

What will you do?

Work with our client's strategic decision makers to address their most pressing risks and realise their most compelling opportunities relating to energy. You will need to be able to consider complex problems from the perspectives of our clients and their customers to deliver practical solutions that balance their energy needs as relating to reliability, sustainability, and commerciality.

This role is a newly created position in Sydney to support Aurecon's growth strategy blueprint. You will take an active role in growing Aurecon's Future Energy market share in the NSW by leveraging our existing NSW-based client relationships and building new relationships. This is an excellent opportunity for an entrepreneurially minded candidate to make an impact within our business and a rapidly transitioning energy market.

You will be involved in winning, leading, and delivering fast paced and impactful consulting engagements where you will need to meet with clients, guide them through problem definition and mobilise multi-disciplinary Aurecon teams to deliver fit-for-purpose solutions. You will need to undertake business development activities, motivate and lead others, be self-directed in managing your workload across multiple projects and commitments, while also being able to integrate into teams for larger projects.

You will need to be able to perform, manage and lead detailed techno-economic analysis, identify commercial and strategic insights and then be able to clearly and concisely communicate concepts in written and verbal formats to both internal and external senior stakeholders.

You will be outcomes focused and identify where you and your team can provide the most value, which will allow you to identify opportunities with clients. Engagements you work on will include the development of strategies, roadmaps, due diligence, business cases, optioneering studies, high level concepts, cost estimates and market analysis. You will work with clients that are large energy users, energy producers, investors, government organisations and utilities.

We know the work we do is vital in assisting our world's economic development and, it's the technical expertise and the depth of knowledge of our people that really sets us apart. Here are the key things you will need to have in order to 'bring ideas to life'.

  • Bachelors qualification in engineering, science and / or commerce
  • Business development experience and aptitude
  • Several areas of deep subject matter expertise to provide industry-leading advice to clients
  • Project management and leading teams experience
  • A self-starter mentality, able to pre-empt the next task or question and thinking through a range of solutions before seeking advice
  • Exceptional communication, presentation, team working and report writing skills (in both word and PowerPoint)
  • Relevant experience in the energy sector or energy related projects
  • Broader professional or consulting experience

Experience in the following areas would be viewed favourably:

  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA) desirable
  • Cost estimation (strategic level)
  • Electricity networks power system analysis e.g. PSS/E, Digsilent
  • Electricity network planning, design, maintenance and operation
  • Power generation and storage technologies, including renewables, thermal, batteries and pumped hydro
  • Energy market operations and fundamentals
  • Net-zero emissions and sustainability strategy / policy
  • Scenario planning
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Design thinking
  • Innovation in energy technologies and/or energy businesses
  • Project due diligence
  • Discounted cashflow analysis
  • Multi criteria assessment
  • Emerging energy markets e.g. Hydrogen, Distributed Energy Resources, VPP
  • Risk analysis

We know today's complex challenges can only be solved through bringing together diverse teams of people from across our business, so there will be opportunities for you to apply your skills and creativity to projects in other geographies and markets.

What can you bring to the team?

Firstly, you will share our genuine passion for re-imagining engineering and be someone that actively pursues continuous learning to help shape the future. You will also need a relevant technical qualification.

Our Aurecon Attributes describe the types of people we bring together for clients. We don't expect you to have all eight of the attributes, but one that is unique to you.

Finally, we value that each of our team members brings something different to Aurecon. We look for people who have had a broad range of experiences throughout their career and can demonstrate how they have worked as part of a team to bring ideas to life. Does that sound like you?

About us

We've re-imagined engineering.

Aurecon is an engineering and infrastructure advisory company, but not as you know it!

For a start, our clients' ideas drive what we do. Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, we co-create innovative solutions with our clients to some of the world's most complex challenges. And through a range of unique creative processes and skills, we work to re-imagine, shape and design a better future.

We listen deeply and intently, which helps us see opportunities, possibilities and potential that others can't.

Think engineering. Think again.

Want to know more?

You can learn more about what it's like to work at Aurecon by visiting the careers section of our website.

If you are intrigued or excited by what you have read, then we want to hear from you. Apply now!