Project Engineer

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    2 days ago
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  • Fixed Term Full-Time
  • ASX Top 50 Leading Energy Infrastructure Company
  • Melbourne, VIC
  • APA is one of Australia’s leading energy infrastructure businesses. We own and operate Australia’s largest gas network with over 1800 people across almost 70 sites throughout mainland, regional and remote Australia, APA also own or have interests in gas storage facilities, gas-fired power stations, gas processing plants, wind farms and solar farms. We have a strong commitment to achieving the best outcome through an inclusive and collaborative culture.

    We now have two exciting opportunities available to join our Infrastructure Development team based in Melbourne, for a 2 year fixed term contract, these are:

  • Project Engineer – Pipeline; and
  • Project Engineer – Facilities.
  • Reporting to the Project Manager (Pipeline and Facilities respectively), you will play a key role in being the 2IC to the Project Manager in accordance with the Project Delivery Procedure with a focus on procurement, engineering, construction, commissioning and handover activities.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Delivery all components of the project as scoped, on schedule, within budget while complying with the project’s quality requirements, statutory regulations, applicable standards, client requirements and APA processes and procedures.
  • Develop, maintain and implement project plans, scope, schedule, budget and quality constraints and ensuring input to design and other project phases as applicable to the project objectives.
  • Support management of key construction contractors and suppliers to ensure the scope of work is delivered in accordance with the contract to meet the project objectives.
  • Ensure relevant project specific reports are prepared and maintained throughout the entire life cycle of the project.
  • Support projects during concept and develop stages.
  • Oversee the overall project quality in regards to the supply of APA provided materials and the construction contractor’s scope of work.
  • Ensuring the daily review, work coordination and update of Inspection and Test Plans (ITPs) including inspection at required Hold Points. Ensure contractor compliance and sign off. Sign ITP as APA Representative.
  • Maintain the safety standards established by the project.
  • Attend safety, operations, construction, and progress meetings as required.
  • Foster and maintain productive working relationships with construction contractors, land holders and the project team.
  • Perform the required notifications to authorities, regulatory bodies, land owners and other stakeholders
  • Conduct punch listing inspections with construction contractors and manage the rectification of any defects and or omissions identified
  • Adhere to all internal financial processes and polices including the approvals and processing procedures.
  • Assist with the assessment or approval of variations to limits agreed with the Project Manager
  • About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering admitting to corporate membership of the Institution of Engineers, Australia or equivalent (Required).
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years (or equivalent) experience in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of gas transmission, gas processing, LNG, chemical process power generation, utilities or associated industries.
  • Proven experience in project engineering including vendor management, project planning including scheduling and cost estimating and project controls including cost and quality control.
  • Demonstrated level of autonomy across the delivery of key accountabilities over the project life cycle
  • Knowledge of relevant Australian codes and statutory requirements.
  • A working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislative requirements
  • Sound like your kind of career? We’d love to hear from you.

    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.

    When you join us on this journey to success, you will have access to targeted career development programs, competitive remuneration, employee benefits, work–life balance and wellbeing programs.

    Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia to be considered.
    APA Group is not accepting submissions from recruitment agencies for this role.

    Role closes 30 September 2020.