Title:  Transmission Lines Engineer


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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Transmission Lines Engineer to be at the forefront of shaping the future of energy.

You'll provide essential engineering and technical support to our Development & Future Network (D&FN) teams, driving Business Development, Deal Execution, Preliminary Works, Project Delivery, and Operation and Maintenance.

Engage in dynamic projects, tackle technical challenges, and support the construction and maintenance of cutting-edge infrastructure.

Your expertise in transmission lines will deliver innovative solutions, setting AusNet Services/D&FN apart as the energy partner of choice for renewable energy pioneers and market leaders.

Embrace this exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in the renewable energy sector.


With a 3/2 Hybrid split, this role is based in Melbourne and is part of the Lines team.


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

  • Provide technical, commercial, and design support to stakeholders, aiding AusNet’s growth in the energy transition.
  • Develop concept, tender, and detailed designs of transmission lines.
  • Design lines with PLS-CADD, and model structures using PLS-POLE and TOWER.
  • Create foundation designs and develop scopes and specifications for design and construction.
  • Support project activities including estimating, design reviews, tender evaluation, site visits, and inspections.
  • Assist in maintaining modern engineering standards to ensure network compliance with legal, technical, regulatory, and safety obligations while achieving growth targets.

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

  • A Tertiary Qualification in civil or structural engineering
  • Proven industry work experience, demonstrating the ability to produce quality technical design output for successful project delivery
  • A basic understanding of transmission line design is strongly preferred
  • Ability to use PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, TOWER and AutoCAD software is strongly preferred
  • Ability to effectively work independently, solve problems and demonstrate proactiveness
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders
  • A high level of organisational skills and demonstrated effectively handling multiple tasks, setting priorities, managing timeframes and meeting deadlines under pressure

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