Graduate Engineer - Power Projects

CBD & Inner Suburbs
Electrical/Electronic Engineering
Full time
Posted 13d ago

Graduate Project Engineer 

Exciting graduate position to join a Tier 1 Contractor that invests in the development of its people with training and development programs focused on upskilling.

Work across, and gain experience in, the entire lifecycle of Projects from estimating and securing to setup, delivery, commissioning and handover Join a large, highly experienced and committed Project Engineering team that play a major role in the successful delivery of Projects


About Us:

Zinfra partners with companies across the utility and infrastructure sectors to deliver maintenance, operations, engineering, and construction services. For our partners our work is essential to maintaining the safety and reliability of their electricity and gas transmission and distribution assets.


About the role:

Zinfra are currently recruiting two graduates, to work within our Power Projects business unit, as part of our 2022 graduate program intake.

The Zinfra Graduate Development program is designed to broaden the skills, knowledge and competencies of graduates across multiple disciplines over a 2 year period. With the ability to transition into a permanent Project Engineering role within the Power Projects business unitat the end of the program.

The Graduate Engineer will provide technical support to both pre-contract and project delivery teams throughout the lifecycle of the project under the guidance of experienced personnel via job rotations.


Rotation schedule:

The rotation schedule will see the two graduates being developed across four key areas in six month rotations including:

Pre-contract Services – Estimation

Pre-contract Services – Proposal Management

Project Delivery Services – Support

Project Delivery Services – Delivery.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical support to the Proposal and Delivery Teams throughout the lifecycle of the project under the guidance of experienced personnel.
  • Support estimation, risk management and schedule development for proposals
  • Support the establishment of pre contract deliverables including; Design Basis Estimate, Scope of Works, technical specifications and delivery program
  • Participate in the Sales Lifecycle Management Process (including the interface with Salesforce) and Governance
  • Participate and contribute to project establishment and delivery activities and tasks in key areas including; Project Management, Risk Management, Cost and Time Management, Subcontractor Management, Stakeholder Management, Contract Management, Client Management, Procurement Management, HSEQ Management
  • Provide on and off site engineering support to project delivery teams


About you:

To be successful in attaining this position you will have a tertiary qualification in an Engineering discipline.

You will be a team player with high level communication skills, a strong work ethic, initiative and curiosity to ask questions and learn on the job. The successful candidate will also possess high personal organisation and time management skills, be gifted problem solvers with the ability to manage and adapt to change.

Intermediate to advanced skills in the Microsoft suite of applications including word and excel are required with experience using MS Project highly regarded.


Why you should come and work with us

The energy sector in Australia is evolving and Zinfra will play a large part in the delivery of new and exciting Projects to support this evolution. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to work in numerous regions and parts of Australia gaining invaluable experience and career development delivering highly rewarding and challenging Projects.

Our people are our greatest asset so having various flexible working options, remote working, paid parental leave and leave purchase plans amongst many other benefits is a key foundation to our success. We are passionate about what we do and we are proud of who we are. Safety is the cornerstone of our organisation.


Diversity/Inclusion consideration to be inserted:

We understand the value of a diverse workforce, the ability to work from home, and have committed to creating real employment opportunities through our Reconciliation Action Plan. We look forward to receiving applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

When you join Zinfra, you become part of our diverse, inclusive and passionate team, where you can be your true self. We are a team that partners with Work 180 and celebrates International Women’s Day, NAIDOC Week, International Day of People with Disabilities and many other days that matter to our people. Come join us!


Recruitment Process

As part of Zinfra’s recruitment process, you will be required to undergo pre-employment checks.

Notice to Third Parties: Zinfra does not accept unsolicited resumes (or liability associated with fees or costs) from recruitment agencies, search firms or third parties. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application independently.

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