First listed on: 08 April 2024

Project Development Enginer 

  • Permanent full-time role based in Melbourne with travel required. 
  • Great organisation culture, promoting a positive work/life balance.
  • Seeking professional expertise in GIS Mapping. 

Want a better job?

You’ll find it at Alinta Energy.

We’re making work life better for our 1,000+ people across Australia and New Zealand.

We believe in better
At Alinta Energy, we’re a friendly bunch working to be the best energy company. Our culture is collaborative, and our passion drives positive change for people and the planet. Over the past decade, we’ve evolved from a Western Australian residential gas retailer to one of Australia’s largest energy retailers, generators, investors, and developers with infrastructure across Australia and New Zealand.

Australia’s energy system is undergoing the biggest transformation in its history and we’re right there with it.

Help us make energy better

About the role:

We are presently in search of a Project Development Engineer to join our Power Development team situated in Melbourne. This position reports to the Project Development Manager and is responsible for spearheading pioneering power solutions aimed at enhancing business expansion and efficacy through selected wind farm initiatives within the National Energy Market (NEM). It contributes to the progression of new projects from inception to investment readiness.

In this role, you’ll be:

  • Support the business development team during ideation, pre-feasibility, and feasibility study phases for prospective development projects.
  • Provide high level and detailed technical support for all engineering development project work.
  • Manage EPC contract procurement processes and lead development of the Principal’s Project Requirements (functional specification)
  • Monitor progress and initiate remedial action where required to ensure the engineering aspects of development projects are completed on time, within quality requirements and within budget.
  • Prepare schedules for design work and allocate physical and human resources to enable engineering projects to be completed on time and within budget.

Ideally, you’ll bring to the role:

  • Tertiary degree qualification in renewable energy engineering.
  • Professional member, chartered member, or fellow of Engineers Australia.
  • Previous post graduate experience in wind farm project development.
  • Project development experience within the National Energy Market (NEM).
  • Experience in field work and wind turbine micro-siting in regional Australia.
  • Professional experience using windPRO and WASP design software.

This is a great opportunity to join the Power Development team and entails a blend of broad engineering expertise along with a specialized emphasis on the renewable energy engineering facets of wind farm ventures. It involves orchestrating collaborations with landholders, urban planners, and equipment vendors.

Enjoy better benefits - check our website for the full list!

One of the best things about Alinta Energy is we discover better together. If you like the sound of that, and you’re a match for the role, we’d love to talk to you.

Alinta Energy. That’s better. 

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If your application progresses, we will need to complete background and pre-employment checks, such as immigration checks, reference checks, criminal background checks, qualification checks, and additional checks for roles related to finance.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Click ‘Apply’ to submit your application.

Closing date: 7th of May.



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