Civil Engineer at Central QLD ( R'hampton/Gladstone )

Job Description

Opportunity for an experienced civil engineer located at Stanwell Power Station - 30 minutes from Rockhampton

About Stanwell

Stanwell provides the spark for a bright future, and that future starts now. With our corporate office in Brisbane’s CBD and sites in the South Burnett and Rockhampton regions, we are a supplier of energy solutions to Queensland, the National Electricity Market, and large energy users throughout Australia. With more than 3,000 MW of renewable generation projects and firming capacity under development, we have an extensive renewable energy pipeline, with a goal of 9 to 10 GW of renewable energy and between 3 and 3.5 GW of energy storage in place by 2035.

We care. We adapt. We deliver. These values are the driving force behind everything we do. And as we grow and deliver that pipeline of projects in the coming years, we will continue to serve our communities and deliver the power that Queensland needs.

About the role

This is a full time term opportunity located at Stanwell Power Station.

The Civil Engineer will provide civil and structural support to the Stanwell Power Station.  This role is responsible for providing effective asset management of Stanwell’s plant through planning, development and implementation of appropriate engineering asset strategies, policies, systems and procedures to ensure the integrity and performance of the site’s civil assets.

Key activities include:

  • Complete engineering projects and modifications in accordance with the relevant standards and statutory requirements.
  • Continually evaluate the condition of civil plant and advise maintenance and modification strategies for improving integrity and cost reduction in accordance with business objectives
  • Implement the long term plant maintenance strategy to optimise life cycle costs.
  • Complete asset inspections to determine condition and complete condition reports
  • Utilise Engineering Project Procedures to execute projects (OPEX & CAPEX).

About you

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  • Knowledge and application of risk management practices and processes as applied to power generating (or large civil) assets and project management
  • RPEQ status in Civil and Structural or working towards registration
  • Eligible to apply for membership with the Institution of Engineers Australia
  • Current manual drivers license (C Class).


  • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation
  • Access to Bright Spark – our rewards, recognition and discounts platform
  • Weekly pay
  • Contributions for IP/TPD insurance units 
  • 4 day work week / Flexible work arrangements
  • Buses provided from Gracemere and Rockhampton
  • On-site canteen services
  • Relocation packages available
  • Incentive scheme
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives (e.g. skin checks, flu vaccines)
  • Access to learning and development on and off the job
  • Exceptional safety culture
  • Plus, a whole lot more!

What’s next?

To submit your application, please apply online with your CV.

Applications close: 11:55pm, Sunday 7 July 2024

Further information on Stanwell can be found online at

As part of the recruitment process, you may be required to undertake pre-employment checks (may include police checks, AusCheck, medical assessment and/or drug and alcohol testing). 

Inclusion and diversity is an important part of shaping Stanwell’s culture and how our workplace operates. We recognise and value that it’s essential to creating a safe, inclusive, and productive workplace.

We are proactive about giving our people opportunities to excel and truly be themselves. We enable this through diversity, fairness, and flexible work practices.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Notice to Placement Agencies and External Recruiters:
If you are a placement agency or external recruiter, please do not submit resumes to Stanwell prior to having a signed staffing agency agreement with Stanwell. Stanwell is not liable for and will not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by an agency other than its approved suppliers. Furthermore, any resumes received from a placement agency or external recruiter in absence of an agreement will be considered by Stanwell and may be forwarded to internal recruiters for their information.