Project Controller

Posting date : 05/06/2024

Requisition ID : 23276

The Role:

Excellent opportunity for a Project Controller to work with the Project Manager to deliver the Goorambat East Solar Farm within schedule and budget and includes activities from the lead-up to financial close to the commencement of operations (project handover from development, delivery kick-off, design review, construction, testing and commissioning and handover to operations. 


The incumbent will be accountable to the Project Manager and PMO Lead and will be required to travel to the project site near Benalla, 2 hours from Melbourne.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Project Manager in management of project schedule as required including coordinating and integrating project schedule updates on a monthly basis
  • Cost control and reporting of expenditure throughout the project, including forecasting and analysis on cost variances
  • Administering and monitoring EPC payment claims and variations as directed by the Project Manager and PMO Lead
  • Manage and coordinate all project reporting
  • Monitoring quality targets, standards, assurance and control procedures relating to document and record control (electronic and hardcopy)
  • Serve as the main point of contact for all project financial/budget matters
  • Assisting the Project Manager in administering and monitoring of the project master risk management plan and register, and escalating project risks (time and/or cost) to the Project Manager, as required
  • Contract administration, including the drafting of contractual letters, such as instructions and response to variation proposals
  • Project correspondence management and general administration (including the document management system Procore) as directed by the Project Manager



About You:

To be successful in this role, you will have sound project and contract management experience, particularly with project controls including the management of budgets, schedules and claims.  You will have knowledge in power generation technologies and experienced in the delivery of renewable energy projects through construction to operations.

stakeholder engagement and consultation plans and relevant communications materials.

You have excellent planning and prioritisation skills, collaborative in your approach and action oriented.



Next Steps

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply with a covering letter, together with your up-to-date resume.

All applicants must have unlimited rights to work in Australia.

Please note we consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage you to apply at your earliest opportunity.


Government and some client directions regarding vaccination against COVID-19 apply to various aspects of ENGIE’s work across Australia. If your application is successful, ENGIE may require you to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 as necessary to comply with any such government and client directions that apply to your work in this position.


ENGIE is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, carer’s responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, religion, marital status, health, disability or political opinions.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people of the LGBTIQA+ community are encouraged to apply. Our differences are our strengths!



About ENGIE Australia & New Zealand:

ENGIE has operated in Australia since 1996 and is supporting the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by providing energy solutions to households, businesses and communities.

Globally, ENGIE has been driving innovation for more than 180 years. Today, ENGIE is changing the face of energy and services by creating and developing a diverse range of energy solutions, supported by global expertise, and delivered by local teams who understand their local markets.

In Australia we have an ambitious goal – to achieve net zero by 2045 by deploying renewable energy, hydrogen, storage and e-mobility infrastructure at pace, while leading the transformation from coal-fired power to a clean energy future at our Hazelwood Rehabilitation Project.

We have more than 1,000MW of low-carbon generation capacity and almost 3,000MW of renewable energy under development. Our retail business has more than 700,000 customer accounts across Australia.

ENGIE’s trading arm, Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) provides low-energy supply agreements, energy trading, risk management and asset management services to business customers.


Our Business Units

Thermal & Supply

  • Simply Energy is one of Australia’s fastest growing energy retailers, with more than 700,000 electricity and gas customer accounts in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales, Western Australia, The Australian Capital Territory and Queensland.
  • Simply Energy offers simple and affordable energy plans for Australian households and businesses.
    They offer 100% carbon neutral plans certified by Climate Active where carbon emissions are offset from energy usage.
  • Our gas power plants in South Australia are an essential component of our strategy to achieve a sustainable energy future, and we remain committed to optimizing their performance and reducing emissions while we invest in the energy systems of tomorrow.
  • The Hazelwood Rehabilitation Project is a dedicated business stream leading the safe, stable and sustainable rehabilitation of the former Hazelwood Power Station and Mine, which ceased operation in 2017.


  • With 165MW of operating wind farms in South Australia and 3000MW of identified pipeline of solar, wind and large-scale batteries under development, ENGIE is making a sizeable contribution to the progress of renewable energy production in Australia.
  • We strive for operational excellence in all aspects of green hydrogen production, including process design, equipment selection, and when up and operational in the optimization of our asset infrastructure. ENGIE and Mitsui are developing one of the world’s first industrial-scale renewable hydrogen projects to provide feedstock into Yara Pilbara Fertilisers' (Yara) existing ammonia operations near Karratha in Western Australia.

Energy Solutions

  • ENGIE is building the future of electric vehicle fast charging stations in Australia for both fleets and the public. ENGIE is aiming to be operating 300 charging points across Australia by 2024.  With approximately 1,000 charge points scheduled to be installed by 2025, this will mean the ENGIE public rapid charger network will be accessible within 10km for around 80% of the Australian population, and our Fleet network will be helping business and government to accelerate their decarbonisation goals.

Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS)

  • GEMS provides energy supply solutions and risk management services to support its clients through their decarbonization journey, while optimizing ENGIE’s assets and contributing to value creation.
  • ENGIE is leading the Australian green corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) market, with several high-profile partnerships including Coles, Pepsi, L’Oréal Australia, Sanitarium, Veolia and NAB.


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