Engineering Manager, Australia

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About Us

I want a meaningful job in a company that gives me the chance to achieve a big goal: 100% clean energy. Sounds ambitious, but it is feasible. I work at JUWI. When do you start?
We are looking for you as a

Engineering Manager

Start ASAP | Full-time permanent | Based in Perth or Brisbane, Australia

With an annual turnover of over 1 billion AUD and installed capacity in excess of 5 GW across 25 countries, JUWI is one of the world's leading companies in the renewable energy sector. Since 1996, JUWI has developed, planned, financed, built and operated power plants and systems that use renewable energies – wind and solar.

The Australian subsidiary has been operating since 2015 is currently delivering multiple utility scale and hybrid renewable projects located both on-grid and off-grid. Driven by the increasing demand for utility scale solar and wind systems, JUWI is expanding its delivery capability in Australia. JUWI has offices in Perth and Brisbane.


As the Engineering Manager – Australia, you will be responsible for the leadership, coordination of, and development of JUWI Australia’s growing engineering team. The team is part of a global engineering team responsible for delivering renewable energy projects, with the focus in Australia on PV / BESS projects for the mining industry. The Engineering Manager – Australia shall also be responsible for defining the technical concepts applied in projects, developing internal engineering standards and processes, and ensuring design compliance to client, JUWI, national and international standards and regulations. Furthermore, you will also be responsible for the mentoring and professional development of a diverse, growing engineering team. You are passionate about renewable energy and are driven to energise sustainability.

The Engineering Manager – Australia shall be responsible for:
  • The quality of the deliverables of the Engineering Department
  • Leading a growing team of diverse engineers, focussed on mining PV / BESS projects
  • Management of various technical sub-disciplines such as Electrical, Civil, SCADA
  • Leading, motivating and mentoring the local engineering personnel
  • Set and follow up departmental budget (budget responsibility)
  • Determine and communicate department goals and objectives in line with the Business Plan and JUWI strategy
  • Recruitment of required engineering personnel
  • Supervision and guidance of new engineering personnel (ensure proper onboarding and mentoring)
  • Represent the JUWI values internally and externally
  • Build and maintain relationships with external stakeholders such as consultants or Sub-Contractors
  • Strengthen and maintain relationships with internal customers and stakeholders
  • Managing and coordinating technical resources and prioritising daily tasks 
  • Screen and coordinate the presence of quality-relevant processes and guidelines
  • Review, optimise and develop engineering processes and guidelines
  • Ensure permanent knowledge transfer within the engineering matrix structure
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, as well as professional and industry-specific standards and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of local labour laws and, as required same for international projects
  • Development of relationship between Engineering and internal stakeholders
  • Defining the technical concept for PV / BESS projects
  • Ensure seamless technical documentation of renewable energy projects
  • Creating a productive and well-equipped environment for the engineering team to enable effective project delivery from concept phase through to commissioning
  • Other duties including target setting, performance reviews, leave administration etc.


Your Profile

  • Ten years’ experience in an engineering role, preferably with several years leading a team
  • Five years’ work experience in renewables industry
  • Work experience in Mining industry is beneficial
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience improving engineering processes and standards
  • Experience in project resource planning
  • Mentoring of early career engineers
  • Ability to lead a multi-cultured and multi-disciplinary team
  • Expert knowledge in relevant standards
  • Excellent communication in English at all levels both internally and externally

Desirable attributes

  • Open-minded and flexible
  • Possess a strong drive and have sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Capable of independent decision-making
  • Result and detailed-orientated approach
  • Strong team spirit
  • Self-organised and disciplined

Benefits of working for juwi

  • Ability to shape technology innovation within juwi and influence solutions of the future.
  • International mandate within a global organization.
  • Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid project worldwide.
  • juwi has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.


To apply, please apply via our online-portal, filling out the open fields in the system, attaching your cover letter, and full CV.

Applications close: 17 March 2023

We are looking forward to your energy!