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Civil Engineer
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Mid-level (2-5 years)

Civil Engineer



Full Remote


Mid-level (2-5 years)

Job description

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Job Title

Civil Engineer

Reporting to

Civil Engineering Manager


Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne (site visits as required)


Full time

RES Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, sea and waters, of the areas that we live and work on across Australia. We acknowledge their continuing connection to their culture and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

About RES
RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company with over a 23GW portfolio and the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate projects around the globe and is active in a range of energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution.

We are driven by our vision to create a future where everyone has access to affordable zero carbon energy. We are proud of the 21 million tonnes of carbon offset each year by our global portfolio of renewable energy projects and we are proud of the people that developed and built them.
Culture of Care for our People, Our Planet, and Our Product

In joining RES, you chose to become part of an organisation built on a long history of operational excellence and care. We have always cared about our employee’s safety, wellbeing, and personal growth. We truly value and respect the individual contributions of our people and believe that diversity provides an important range of perspectives. A fair and inclusive culture makes us stronger. Our culture of care and inclusion extends to the environment and to external communities, stakeholders, clients, suppliers, and the carbon footprint we leave.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, relation, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status.

RES is a LGBTQ+ Inclusive Employer and Certified as a Family Friendly Workplace.

What we offer

At RES you can expect to join a warm and welcoming team in a business that wants you to succeed. Employee satisfaction is of paramount importance, and we show this through a wide range of benefits including a competitive bonus, genuine flexible working, generous and gender-neutral parental leave, 25 days leave (including the ability to swap cultural days of significance), annual skin checks, flu vaccinations, eye care, professional trade subscriptions, professional body membership, 4 paid volunteer days, and charity matching,

We are also dedicated to the personal and professional development of our employees via training and development opportunities and sponsored education.

The position

RES Australia’s multi-faceted Engineering team provides (directly and/or facilitation of others) engineering support across all necessary engineering domains as required for the successful delivery of our Projects. The Civil Engineer is a core member of this Engineering team, and is responsible for scope related to civil engineering.

The Civil Engineer ensures that civil engineering designs and ancillary topics align with the achievement of project objectives (safety, cost, schedule, quality and environmental performance) during each development phase. These services are provided to all Project technologies, including Wind, Solar and Battery storage.

Working within a matrix organisation, the Civil Engineer will be required to support all internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to Project Mangers, Project Engineers, Construction, Commercial, Asset Management, and commercial Team.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, review, and manage preliminary infrastructure designs and construction corridors for RES’ Projects, including Windfarms, Solar Farms, and BESS.
  • Develop, review, and manage technical engineering documents.
  • Specify, review, and validate civil engineering assessments, including topographical surveys, geotechnical assessments, construction feasibility, infrastructure layout design, access assessments, and drainage/sediment control.
  • Managing external contractors for site surveys, geotechnical investigations, and meteorological monitoring mast installations, in accordance with RES processes and HQSE requirements.
  • Enhancing project value and reducing costs (DEVEX, CAPEX, OPEX) through efficient working practices, precise scoping, procurement, and innovative engineering solutions.
  • Actively promoting and achieving company safety leadership and sustainability goals.
  • Staying informed about local, regional, and national regulations and best practises relevant to civil engineering and renewable energy projects.



  • Detail design procedures
  • Good understanding of civil engineering principles relating to road design and construction
  • Good understanding of geotechnical, hydrology, transport and erosion management
  • Working knowledge of survey techniques
  • Good understanding of consultancy contracts or agreements and identifying engineering risks within contracts
  • High level understanding of the energy industry and renewable energy is desirable
  • Awareness of economic factors that affect project feasibility

  • Collaborative team player
  • Ability to manage and prioritise competing interests.
  • Ability to navigate through technical problems implementing “best for project” approach.
  • Managing external and internal engineering consultants.
  • Ability and desire to learn about other engineering disciplines and the broader business operations.
  • Flexibility and innovation
  • Strong safety culture
  • Good presentation skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work independently



  • At least 3-5 years relevant post graduate experience of multidisciplinary infrastructure projects.
  • Management or coordination of design processes
  • Experience with road and drainage design and/or construction
  • Experience in renewable energy technologies such as wind, solar or energy storage is desirable
  • AutoCAD and/or GIS software experience desirable

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering or equivalent
  • Chartered Professional Engineer Status or working towards acquiring

The Interview

We want our candidates to perform their best at interview. If a traditional interview style does not suit you, or if you require assistance due to a disability, either physical or non-physical, please let us know.

Recruiting Process

This role will be advertised for 1 week internally for internal applicants and referrals. The role will be advertised externally if no suitable candidates are sourced.

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