Concept Engineer

Join Yurika in Queensland, Australia as a Concept Engineer. Contribute to cutting-edge renewable energy solutions, with opportunities for career growth and work-life balance.

Queensland, Australia  UTC+10:00   Hybrid   Full Time   501-1000   USD 146k   2 months ago

At Yurika, we’re not just employees; we are catalysts for change, embarking on exciting projects that redefine the way we power the world. As a part of our team, you will be at the forefront of innovation, contributing to the development and implementation of cutting-edge renewable energy solutions that make a tangible difference, shifting Australia towards a more sustainable energy future.

Through our rapidly growing national footprint, our teams work across everything from electricity networks, to solar, wind and battery projects, through to metering, telecommunications, EV charging and the supply of electrical infrastructure products.

Yurika is part of Energy Queensland – the largest, wholly government-owned electricity company in Australia that also includes Energex, Ergon Energy Network and Ergon Energy Retail. We have 100+ years’ experience in generation, transmission, and distribution power systems in Queensland and Australia, and we’re a key player delivering on the Queensland Energy and Jobs Plan.

Why work for Yurika?

We believe in empowering our people, offering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where your ideas and passion for sustainability are not just valued, but crucial. Join us and experience:

  • A solid pipeline of exciting projects
  • the ability to make a real difference to Australia’s energy landscape
  • flexibility to balance work with the other things in life important to you
  • job security and competitive salary packages
  • flexible remuneration options including salary sacrificing, novated leases, plus strong 12.75% superannuation a wide range of benefits secured by enterprise bargaining agreements
  • a diverse and inclusive workplace, where everyone belongs
  • career development and recognition, with opportunities to grow your career through professional development and internal mobility
  • a safety-first workplace culture that incorporates physical and mental health
  • an array of wellness programs from skin checks to gym memberships, through to mentoring and guidance, and 24/7 employee assistance program support, and higher than industry average levels of employee engagement.

About the Position

The Concept Engineer is accountable to the Manager Proposals & Business Development and supported by the Concept Design Manager. The Concept Engineer is a fully functioning professional engineer that delivers professional engineering assistance to Yurika in its development of energy infrastructure concept designs through the application of well-developed engineering capability.

This is a permanent position can be located in any major QLD centre. This is a Professional & Managerial Grade Two level position with salaries starting from $146,000 + 12.75% super.

The Role

Some of the accountabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing professional engineering advice and ensures successful delivery of allocated tasks, requiring proficiency in engineering techniques and methods, which may be subject to review.
  • Contributes to achieving the objectives of the team by conducting and completing comprehensive investigations, engineering analysis, and projects as required.
  • Contributes to developing the capability of less experienced engineers and other employees through the provision of supervision, coaching, and mentoring where required.
  • Undertakes technical reviews of tender documents and development of technical solutions, clarifications and estimate support for allocated opportunities.
  • Responsible for proposals delivery, engineering concept design and project development support.
  • Develops, promotes, and maintains good working relationships with team, internal and external stakeholders, and associates.
  • Compliance with all relevant Legislation, and Yurika policies, procedures and practices as varied from time to time.
  • Collaborates effectively managing information and confidentiality requirements across Energy Queensland Limited in accordance with applicable ring-fencing parameters.
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to health, safety and environment and support a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Complies with all relevant legislation, policies, procedures and practices.

About you

You can demonstrated communication, teamwork, inter-personal and negotiating skills and a strong and natural ability in problem solving. You have demonstrated detailed knowledge of engineering calculations and analysis techniques You have knowledge and ability in information technology applications and detailed knowledge of high voltage infrastructure and renewables connection requirements. Furthermore, you have the ability to prioritise work to meet required targets while ensuring a commitment to workplace health and safety, and environmental practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering acceptable for membership of Institution of Engineers Australia in the Professional Engineering category
  • Current C Class Drivers License
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland (RPEQ) [Desirable]

Yurika is growing! If this role isn’t for you, please reach out to learn more about the different opportunities we have coming up. Please contact Matt Hopping for a confidential chat to learn more about the position, Yurika or some of the exciting projects you’ll have the opportunity to be involved with.

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About the role

Feb 02, 2024

Full Time


Jul 27, 2024


USD 146k

Queensland, Australia

Mid-Senior level


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