Senior Electrical Project Engineer

UGL May 2, 2022
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Full Time  


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Whatever the challenge, it's a chance to connect clients with our people, process and technical excellence.
You will work on diverse and exciting projects and shape the way we evolve, adapt and transform our industries. This opportunity will see you lead a large project that will bring significant change to our client's business.

The purpose of the TasWater Capital Delivery Office (CDO) is to build the capability and capacity of TasWater to fulfil its customer promises for improved service levels by efficiently and effectively delivering an accelerated capital program of works.
• The TasWater CDO will deliver:
• Opportunities for people to grow and develop
• Economic benefits and growth opportunities for local industry
• Improved safety outcomes
• Capacity and capability to transition the program back to TasWater post completion
• The necessary framework for emergent projects

Bryn Estyn Project
The Bryn Estyn WTP Upgrade project is the design and construction of a new 160 MLD water treatment plant within the existing Bryn Estyn WTP site. Bryn Estyn WTP is location 30 mins outside of Hobart and services approximately 60% of Hobart Water supply annually. Construction is expected to take approximately three (3) years, with the upgraded WTP to provide a robust and multi-barrier approach to protecting health and reducing risk within the water catchment. The project will include a new 22kV high voltage network, LV distribution and associated instrumentation and controls.

Your Opportunity
TasWater CDO have a requirement for an experienced Senior Electrical Project Engineer to join our programs team. As the Senior Project Engineer, you are responsible for delivering electrical, instrumentation and controls works. The primary challenge of this position is to ensure the projects are completed in a timely and cost-effective manner to meet contractual arrangements made with the client.

Your Accountabilities
• Management of high-risk E,I&C projects and key scopes within major projects throughout the entire project life-cycle to meet project objectives, from assistance with preparation of business case through project start, design, procurement, manufacturing, erection and installation on-site, commissioning, acceptance testing, handover and defects liability period
• Review and plan the projects with the Project Manager to ensure technical aspects of the job are clear and to become familiar with contractual arrangements made with the client.
• Liaise with Construction Manager/Project Manager to ensure the job is on schedule
• Provide a focal point for all technical based queries for associated subcontractors / suppliers
• Provide engineering advice for subcontractors / suppliers

Minimum Requirements
• Tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering
• Strong background in high and low voltage electrical installation
• Experience in electrical design, procurement and construction
• Prior sub-contractor management experience and the ability to lead in the completion of key projects
• Strong background in high and low voltage electrical installation

What makes you right for UGL
• Genuine concern for safety
• Capacity to flourish in a high-performance environment
• An innovative mindset and a willingness to challenge the norm
• A belief that team success and value are realised when everyone plays a part

About Us
UGL Pty Limited is a leading provider of end-to-end engineering, construction and maintenance services. We are active across rail and transport, communications and technology systems, oil and gas, power, renewables and resources, water and defence markets. UGL partners with some of the world's largest blue-chip companies and government agencies, private enterprises and public institutions. We are a member of the CIMIC Group of companies.
As a diversified services organisation, UGL appreciates the diversity and richness of its people, and seeks to create inclusive environments that promote your talent and skills.

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