Site Engineer

  • Perth, Australia
  • Architecture, Civil Engineering
  • Commercial professions (other)
  • Published: 2023-03-13
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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 Site Engineer
Start May 2023 | Solar PV EPC projects | Mining Client | Full-time fixed term - 24 months | Perth based moving to 2:1 FIFO roster from Q3 2023

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.


JUWI Australia has the exciting opportunity for a Project/Site Engineer to support bringing large-scale renewable projects into reality. The person in this role will be responsible for interfacing between the design and construction teams, providing technical support to all teams on site from mobilisation through to commissioning and handover. This key project role requires critical thinking, communication skills and a solution-oriented attitude to make more renewable energy happen.
The role is for 24-month engagement with scope to extend and an exciting utility scale PV project for a large mining operation to support. The role put you into the mix of a team of world class professionals providing technical support from around the globe and let you be part of decarbonizing Australia’s resource sector.
The key roles for the PV Engineer will be the design and engineering of Solar PV Systems during Sales and Execution phase, as outlined below:
  • Application of Engineering knowledge to design Solar PV (~50MWp+).
  • Ability to apply Australian and customer specific standards to projects.
  • Liaising between the design and construction teams
  • Providing technical construction support for all stakeholders
  • Support finalizing the design, e.g. involvement in bringing the design to IFC prior to mobilisation
  • Reviewing subcontractor documentation / work to ensure adherence to approved designs
  • Supporting the project managers, quality, HSE with technical matters on site
  • Managing and documenting on site design changes
  • On-site technical support through to commissioning and handover
  • Interface with internal stakeholders (project managers, project engineers, product engineers, procurement, sales team;) and external stakeholders to ensure consistent communication.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in construction as a site engineer
  • Previous resources sector experience and/or construction experience
  • Ability to work within a local and international design team and with construction teams
  • Good written / spoken communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team spirit
  • Strong safety and safety in design focus
  • Ability to support the finalisation of design and ensure their implementation on site with a 2-week 1-week site roster for the construction phase (Q3 2023 onwards).
Desirable attributes
  • Good understanding of solar (Photovoltaic) power systems
  • 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

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 send us your application via email to, including cover letter, full CV and credentials (related to school, university, work etc.) and stating your salary expectation.  Please insert the job title in the email Subject Line.

We are looking forward to your energy!