Site Civil Engineer – Utility Scale Solar projects – Victoria

  • Melbourne
  • Permanent
  • Wed Feb 28 04:53:55 2018
  • 200009568

RCR is now firmly established as Australia's leading Utility Scale Solar EPC contractor. With over 700MW of renewable projects currently under construction, we are continuing to expand this capability as we look to deliver over 1GW of new projects annually. RCR’s renewables capability covers project inception, design, construction, deployment, and operation & maintenance to provide full asset lifecycle support. Our growing capability, resources and equipment give RCR significant leverage to remain at the forefront of the renewable energy construction market.

With RCR Infrastructure receiving a notice to commence the Engineering, Procurement & Construction and Operation & Maintenance for the 88MW Wemen Solar Farm, there is a requirement for an experienced Civil Site Engineer. The Wemen Solar Farm is set in North West Victoria 110km South East of Mildura.

RCR Infrastructure offers competitive remunerations, combined with a range of employee benefits & the opportunity to work within renewable energies. All flights and accommodation will be provided.

The primary purpose of this role is the safe, accurate and reliable design, procurement, delivery and construction of Earthworks, Drainage, Environmental Controls, Roads and Pavements and ancillary civil works. The solar array support structures, equipment foundations and ancillary structures.

The preference will be for Victoria or Melbourne based candidates; however, other East Coast major cities will be considered.

To be considered for the position you must have the following:

  • 3-5+ years relevant engineering experience working on a site based construction projects or mining environments.
  • A degree qualified in Mechanical/Structural/Civil/Electrical engineering disciplines.
  • Knowledge of the standards and procedures for design, construction, testing and commissioning for large scale solar projects.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, operations, services and activities of Mechanical/Structural engineering programs.
  • Knowledge of safety legislation, environmental policy, processes and practices for large scale solar projects.
  • Ideally knowledge of large scale solar projects, with an understanding of the requirements of working in green field sites.
  • Principles and practices of construction management, risk management and project scheduling.
  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite & Microsoft Project.
  • Understanding of Primavera P6.

This is a permanent full-time position providing a great opportunity to work with a successful and growing organisation who offer challenging work and career progression. If you have the skills and experience that we are looking for, click “Apply” to submit your resume.

The successful applicant will be required to provide contactable references and undergo a pre-employment medical and Drug & Alcohol test.