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Project Engineer - Quality Materials - Snowy 20 Job at Snowy Hydro

  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: Cooma
  • Date Advertised: 06-NOV-20
  • Job Reference: SHL/1494719
  • Job Title: Project Engineer - Quality (Materials) - Snowy 2.0
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Snowy Hydro is a dynamic, integrated energy business that has been providing on-demand, reliable energy to Australia for almost 70 years. Snowy 2.0 is the next chapter in the Snowy Schemes history. It is a nation-building renewable energy project that will provide on-demand energy and large-scale storage for many generations to come. This pumped-hydro expansion of the Snowy Scheme will link two existing dams, Tantangara and Talbingo, through a 27km underground tunnel and a new underground power station. It is the largest committed renewable energy project in Australia and it will underpin the nations secure and stable transition to a low-carbon emissions future at the lowest cost for consumers.

An exciting opportunity exists within this project for a suitably qualified and experienced Project Engineer responsible for quality assurance of all materials on behalf of the 2.0 Owners team. This role is based in Cooma and will predominantly be accountable for the oversight of concrete segments manufactured at the Polo Flat Segment Factory. Travel will also be required to Lobs Hole, the primary construction site for the Snowy 2.0 project located in the Kosciuszko National Park to oversee inspection and testing of materials for site based construction work.


Reporting to the Quality Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading by example and continuously demonstrating the highest level of health and safety focus in accordance with SHL OHSE policies and the Snowy Hydro Values

  • Ensuring the delivery of the Employers Requirements in accordance with the Contract and proactively working to prevent short, medium and long-term legacy issues which could compromise the Snowy 2.0 operational performance

  • Oversight and monitoring of the manufacture and testing of 130000 concrete segments to be installed in over 30km of 10m diameter tunnel.  

  • Review of the Contractors Material Approval Requests, mix designs and test records from trial processes

  • Once the factory is operational the role will continuously monitor the output of all materials and testing, and review and release all relevant hold and witness points from all raw materials, manufacturing, transportation and install. 


In addition to the above our ideal applicant will have: 

  • Degree qualifications in Materials Engineering or other relevant engineering degrees

  • Demonstrated success and 5-7 years experience on large scale, complex, infrastructure,  tunnel or underground engineering projects 

  • Agility in a fast paced environment and the ability to adapt to changing circumstances and demands in a measured and constructive way

  • Demonstrated quality management and associated engineering and manufacturing skills  

  • The ability to work responsibly and effectively both at site and remote from site


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Project Engineer - Quality Materials - Snowy 20 Snowy Hydro


A leading provider of peak, renewable electricity, Snowy Hydro has a world class reputation in engineering innovation and technical expertise. Snowy Hydro owns and operates a powerful combination of hydro and gas generation assets, the 4100MW Snowy Scheme, the 300MW Valley Power gas-fired power station, the 320MW Laverton North gas-fired power station, the 667MW gas-fired generator at Colongra in New South Wales and diesel generators in South Australia � a flexible and reliable mix of energy.

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