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Plant Performance Engineer

RES Group Australia

Closing date 26 May 2022

Apply via email

[email protected]

Employment Type

Full Time

Technology Type


Melb, Syd
  • Experienced team to provide mentoring and support.
  • Permanent opportunity with fantastic career growth prospects
  • Global renewable energy developer and asset owner/operator

About RES Group

RES is the world’s largest independent renewable energy company with over a 16GW portfolio and the expertise to develop, engineer, construct, finance, and operate projects around the globe and is active in a range of energy technologies including onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage and transmission and distribution. In Australia, there is a focus on onshore wind, solar and energy storage projects.

RES embraces the values of an innovative and diverse workforce and recognize that inclusion sets everyone up for success. We are committed to maintaining an environment where everyone feels that they belong by demonstrating a culture of care and respect in what we say and what we do.

Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians, people from a range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people with disability, any gender and age, and applicants from the LGBTIQ+ community.

About the role

The Plant Performance Engineer will provide support to the Asset Management Team to oversee a portfolio of Renewable Energy Assets (Wind, Solar and Storage) in the RES Australia portfolio on behalf of RES’s clients. The Plant Performance Engineer will work collaboratively within the dedicated wind team to deliver client expectations under our asset management agreements manage a range of activities including but not limited to monthly reporting, contracts administration and site inspections.


  • Ensure operation, asset upgrades and maintenance are carried out in a safe, high quality, efficient manner in the spirit of continuous improvement.
  • Manage the Contractor’s Master Service Agreement
  • Support the ongoing electrical/mechanical operational systems including gas turbines, balance of plan equipment, SCADA, IT and telecommunications
  • Identify opportunities to increase asset profitability through new activities, improvement or upgraded assets

Skills & Experience

  • Engineering background, or relevant industry experience
  • Business level written and verbal skills
  • Experience with contract management
  • Problem solving, decision making and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Experience in the renewables sector (Wind)

RES Employee Benefits

We recognise that our people are our most important asset. We are dedicated to the personal and professional development of our employees via training and development opportunities and sponsored education. We also encourage better work-life balance through flexible working.

Some of our other benefits include a competitive bonus and parental leave entitlement, 25 days leave, financial contribution towards annual skin checks, flu vaccinations, eye care, professional trade subscriptions, professional body membership, paid volunteer days and a charity matching scheme.

How to apply

If you are interested and believe you have the required experience, please apply now with your updated CV to Tom Hamilton - or call 02 8079 0900 for a confidential discussion. ACRWORLD have been engaged under an ongoing exclusive partnership agreement with RES Group Australia and any direct applications received will be forwarded to ACRWORLD to manage. Applicants will be selected by RES Group Australia for interview.