Engineer Mechanical

Engineer Mechanical


Job Position: Engineer Mechanical

Company: Hydro Tasmania

Expected salary: $109602 per year

Location: Hobart, TAS

Engineer Mechanical Job Details:


Join a passionate project delivery team who plan and deliver major hydro station refurbishments.

  • Be mentored by skilled engineers with extensive experience in hydropower.
  • Enjoy the Tasmanian lifestyle with generous relocation packages.
  • Based in Hobart, with an opportunity to go to site as part of this role.

Check out this snapshot of a recently delivered refurbishment at Lake Echo:

Base Salary from $109,602 plus super and allowances.

  • Amazing projects on amazing assets

We are working on maintaining and upgrading assets which have been powering Tasmania for over 100 years. We are also in a front row seat with some incredible new projects in the penstock such as Battery of the Nation. These assets are in some of the most dramatic areas in the state; places that people that who have lived in Tasmania their whole life don’t get to see. So come join us and get to see some of the wildest parts of the state and get paid for it.

  • Whatever your lifestyle, it’s all here in Tassie

The lifestyle in Tasmania is second to none. You get all the perks of the big city in Hobart but without the commute and hassles of living in a big city. The main office is located on the waterfront in the city, and rest of the state is just as accessible. With Tasmania being home to amazing beaches, incredible untouched national parks and plethora of native animals, storied history, awarding winning cuisine, music and art festivals, and abundant markets; there’s plenty to fill your time when you’re not at work.

  • An experienced team ready and waiting for you.

Joining Hydro Tasmania means you join a team of passionate and skilled engineers who have extensive experience in the hydropower industry. You get to learn and gain experience in a company with a long history of high-quality successful upgrades, refurbishments, and maintenance planning. This includes incredibly skilled inhouse trade staff and a world class inhouse workshop with extensive machining capability.

About You:

You’re a driven and enthusiastic Mechanical Engineer with experience in the energy industry or have transferable skills from another industry. Your skill set includes experience in mechanical engineering such as:

  • NDT methods and interpretation of results
  • FEA + CAD
  • Welding inspection and quality assurance; understanding of impact on design and manufacture.
  • Hydraulic systems that control mechanical equipment
  • Refurbishment of rotating machinery (eg specifications for machining, welding, assembly, disassembly)
  • Procurement (specification, material selection)
  • Understanding of design processes and drawing management

About the role:

Working in medium sized teams, you will be involved in the successful delivery of end-to-end project life cycle ensuring that Hydro Tasmania’s iconic assets will be able to continue to keep the lights on in Tasmania for many years to come. Your stakeholders include the Asset and Environmental Strategy and Risk team, direct project team as well as site managers and supervisors.

At times you will travel to our remote power stations across the state to support the refurbishment program.

Further information can be found on the attached Position Description:

What you’ll get back

This is an opportunity to grow your career and redefine your role in the energy industry. We offer truly flexible work that suits you, a competitive remuneration package, and the rare opportunity to play a role in Australia’s renewable energy transformation while enjoying the lifestyle Tasmania has to offer.

If you want to make a difference for better

At Hydro Tasmania, we’re leaders in renewable energy, powering Australia with clean hydropower. We really care about making a difference for better, but it’s a big job and we can’t do it alone. Which is right where you come in.

We are passionate about diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from qualified candidates of all ages, cultural backgrounds, abilities and genders. There’s a place for you amongst us to belong, and we welcome you to speak to us about any special requirements you may have to give you the best opportunity for success.

Hydro Tasmania supports applications from all members of our community for equitable access to our employment opportunities. We are open to discussing workplace flexibility in all our vacancies, to ensure we can attract the best candidates and accommodate individual needs, differences, disabilities and working arrangements, even in ways we have not thought of. Our merit based recruitment practices are founded on building diversity by fostering an inclusive, flexible and equitable workplace.

How to apply

Please attach your resume and a cover letter outlining what skills and experience you will bring as soon as possible. We will be running an agile recruitment process and will engage with suitable candidates as soon we have reviewed their applications.

Recruitment agencies: we respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.

Advertised: 27 Oct 2023 Tasmania Daylight Time
Applications close:

How to Apply?

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