Title:  Technical Specialist - Construction


Victoria, Australia

Employment Type:  Permanent Full Time


When you choose AusNet, you’ll join genuine people working together making Real. Progress


At AusNet, we’re the link between renewable energy sources and local communities, playing a key role in the clean energy transition and providing essential energy to every Victorian family.

Help us lead the way, while enriching your career with real people who encourage you to bring your best and make real impact – for your career, our communities, and Australia’s cleaner energy future.


Purposeful work with genuinely good people. That’s refreshing.


Are you ready for a remarkable opportunity that will see you charged with ensuring a ‘Centre of Excellence for Construction’ within Ausnet. You will be key in influencing the best outcome for the business and the community.


Join us in the driver’s seat as experts in our field and be responsible for assisting the Project Manager, Design Partners, Delivery Partners while providing technical oversight of all construction aspects including quality, operational and HSE on site for the duration of the project, whilst providing feedback on any issues to the Project Manager.


With a Hybrid working arrangement this role is site based and is part of the Commissioning and Construction team. Regular travel and overnight stays will be required in this role.


This role will deliver real outcomes, including but not limited to:

  • Completing Business case reviews, Delivery partner technical tender reviews and preconstruction site reviews and inspections.
  • Support the design input for constructability and timelines
  • Advise delivery partner of site set up and installation requirements as per Work Safe and SDM
  • Assist with incident investigations and reviews of delivery partner reports
  • Regularly monitor the site to ensure network operational capabilities are maintained at all times
  • Conduct Audits of site personnel and equipment for compliance with delivery partner site/works safety plan and AusNet Services HSE&Q requirements and ensure they are entered into Enablon system
  • Support project managers with the monitoring of the HSEQ practices on site in-line with the requirements
  • Assist in the Principle Contractor hand over and set up
  • Verification of Construction Delivery Partners (CDP’s) variations and Request for Information (RFI) as Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Assist the PM with the Management and control changes to the project scope
  • Provide input into Project Constructability, Operability & Maintainability (COM) Reviews and Practical Completion (PC) delivery partner hand over
  • Quality Assurance of Construction, whilst ensuring a comprehensive handover of the new equipment is carried out at the end of the project

You don’t need to check every box; however, we are looking for a good combination of:

  • Tertiary qualifications with Cert 3 Electrical and / or significant experience in this line of work.
  • Experience in Distribution and Transmission Primary/Secondary Construction
  • Ability to manage to deadlines and escalate issues where required
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and plan
  • Proactive and self-driven
  • Committed to the safety of the community, as a whole and employees engaged in the provision of services
  • Ability to negotiate, influence and maintain constructive stakeholder relationships

A real place to belong 

We celebrate unique voices, refreshing perspectives and diversity in our team. Engage and connect through our social club, family day, wide range of events or by joining one of our Employee Network Groups.  

We believe in more than just competitive pay. Here’s what sets us apart:

  • Flexibility: whether this is hybrid work, flexible hours, or part time arrangements, we’ll work with you to help balance work and life.
  • Leave: more than typical personal leave and a generous 14 weeks of paid parental leave, with no minimum service.
  • Community giving: a paid day to volunteer with our social impact partner, Foodbank, or for a cause that matters to you.
  • Perks: we offer all the other perks you’ve come to expect like purchased leave, income protection insurance, novated leasing, corporate discounts, private health cover discounts and more.


As an industry in transformation, we’re excited by the possibilities ahead.


So, if you’re passionate about our purpose and committed to making real progress, bring your energy and join AusNet. Together, we can shape a new way forward.