Project Engineer -Electrical

Date:  29 May 2024

Perth, WA, AU, 6000

Company:  Ventia

Up to $145,000 including Super plus applicable allowance


Project Engineer - Electrical
The Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) project is an international effort supported by 16 countries to build the world’s largest radio telescopes, led by the SKAO. 

Ventia has been awarded a significant part of the contract and is leveraging our telecommunications capabilities for this exciting project. 


Our scope includes the provision of power and fibre networks, and the design and commission of a Central Processing Facility (CPF) and Remote Processing Facilities (RPF) at the Australian site. 


The Project Engineer - Electrical will be an integral link to the success of our business.


This will be a role across all facets of the Project and initially spending time in our Welshpool Construction Facility and backing up the current Project Engineer on his week off on site. 


About the role:

  • Interpret design packages and provide technical input
  • On-site subject matter expert for field staff queries to ensure optimal constructability.
  • Drive, ensure and promote HSE across the project
  • Execute detailed schedule including look-ahead 
  • Conduct daily and weekly reporting 


About you:

  • Bachelor’s in engineering and or similar 
  • Proven delivery experience in Telecommunications
  • Ability to resolve design & construction complexities 
  • Proficiencies in MS project & Microsoft suites 



  • Gain significant project exposure working on one of the largest Australian radio telescopes 
  • Deliver the Electrical package on the SKA project 
  • Access to Ventia employee perks and a range of accommodation, retail & vehicle rental discounts 


About Ventia

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.


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Position Reference Number: 158560

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