Project Engineer

Alchemy Recruitment is currently working alongside a successful natural energy resource provider who is seeking an experienced Electrical Project Engineer in the Mackay Coal Fields.
Known for their diversity in culture by employing the industry’s best, they genuinely believe and demonstrate that their people are their greatest asset and reward generously.

  • Design through to execution of electrical projects related to the Capital Project portfolio of the client 
  • Technically challenge the Engineering Consultant(s) to ensure lean, fit for purpose and safe engineering solutions without jeopardizing project progress
  • Identification and standardisation of the appropriate engineering standards for the program scope to drive lean, fit for purpose and safe design
  • Managing Internal engineering documents 
  • Work with key stakeholders to achieve project deliverables
  • Identification of improvement initiatives to increase capital efficiency, productivity, and safety
  • Safety in Design (SiD) processes management
  • Organisation and management of technical governance and assurance processes;
  • Management of engineering processes


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience delivering capital projects within a brownfield open-cut coal mining environment or similar heavy industry (i.e. oil and gas, rail, energy) 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Strong focus on safety
  • Previous experience working on mine infrastructure projects 
  • Previous experience working on the delivery of projects
  • The ability to manage the engineering design process and prepare project deliverables including; scope of work, specifications, execution plans, cost estimates and schedule.
  • Strong contractor management skills
  • Experience in or familiarity with project/contractor management systems will be advantageous.
  • Previous experience working in a matrix functional organization is highly desirable.
  • Effective stakeholder engagement and communication skills will be critical to success

In return, you can expect:
This is an ongoing contract position based in Brisbane/Mackay Coal Fields (hybrid), offering an attractive rate, on a 5/2 roster with FIFO and camp accommodation and meals. Working on a Capital Project Team overseeing contractors for a leading mining giant. There is some WFH flexibility from the Brisbane Head Office periods.
Alchemy Recruitment is a registered and proud preferred industry employer for Women, and we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

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