Project Engineer

  • 90000
  • Brisbane
  • Permanent
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy,Solar
We are looking for a Project Engineer to join a global solar EPC on an 18-month fixed term contract for a project based in New Zealand. To guarantee project accuracy and quality from start to finish, the position oversees scheduling, planning, forecasting, resourcing, and supervising all technical activities. This role will oversee the engineering team that the business has subcontracted, which provides all inputs and the project's fundamental design.


  • Preparing, planning, coordinating, and overseeing engineering tasks and other technical project activities
  • Calculating, writing specifications, preparing bids, reviewing equipment proposals, evaluating or selecting equipment, and creating various lists and overviews, including but not limited to equipment and materials lists and drawings
  • Assisting with the upkeep of critical equipment registers, as well as scheduling routine servicing and calibration
  • Periodic reporting as required; and • Preparing specifications and Bills of Quantities for purchase orders, contracts, and other documentation.
  • Examining engineering deliverables and initiating necessary corrective actions
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical, or civil)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in project engineering or project planning
  • Excellent knowledge of design visualizations software such as AutoCAD
  • RPEQ or NER Chartered certifications
    Availability to work full time in New Zealand when the project starts.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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