About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

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Field Service Engineer (m|f|d) Balance of Plant Mechanical - Australia  
Job ID 73899 | Location Snowy/Australia


Ready for a new challenge (in down under)? Take your chance to be part of a great project in Australia!


Join one of the top player in the hydropower and renewable energies market and contribute to shaping the mega trend decarbonization!


Under the supervision of the Site Production Manager, the Field Service Engineer - Balance of Plant Mechanical (BoPm) is responsible for planning the balance of plant mechanical work scope and providing technical support. The BoPm scope includes Station Cranes, Water Systems, piping,  HVAC, Draft Tube Gates, Water level & flow measuring, Air Systems, Oil Handling System, Fire Protection, HVAC, Workshop Equipment and fire protection systems.


Your tasks

  • Prepare technical and site-specific documentation specific to the Request for Quotation (RFQ) process and evaluate bids/offers.
  • Provide mobilization and demobilization, management of purchase orders.
  • Create and update site documentation such as lifting plan, installation instructions, erection protocol, etc.
  • Support the development of the HSE & Quality plans with the responsible person. 
  • Provide technical support to the site team and facilitate clarification with the engineering team. 
  • Participate in design review meetings and ensure field related design considerations. 
  • Prepare and maintain subcontractor work packages. 
  • Participate in short- and medium-term work planning (Four Week Look Ahead). 
  • Review and support data quality (time booking, planned hours, progress) in our construction management software, Insite LMS. 
  • Support the identification, reporting and documentation of scope deviations (non-conformances, claims and change orders), risks and opportunities. 
  • Monitor achievement of quality, schedule, costs, and corrective actions. 
  • Conduct regular meetings for lessons learned, site status review, performance plan, etc.


Your profile

  • University diploma in Engineering or equvalent.
  • Ability to drive project success with a focus on HSE, quality, schedule, and budget.
  • Previous demonstrated experience in supervision of BoPm installation in the field of large hydro power projects or in similar industries. Construction and/or E&M experience is required. Experience in the Australian market is desirable.
  • Proficient technical and operational knowledge of hydro power BoPm equipment. 
  • Sound knowledge construction project management best practices. 
  • Collaborative team player with a customer- and people-oriented approach, accountable, and solution-driven.
  • Proactive mindset to anticipate challenges and provide problem-solving solutions.
  • Fully computer literate with proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD, Solid Edge, or equivalent. SAP knowledge is desirable. 
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing in English in an international team environment.


Site conditions

  • A typical roster of 14 days in, 7 days out. 
  • A typical work schedule of 10 hours per day, 7 days per week. 
  • Camp accommodation is provided.

We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being.


Apply now via our web portal. 
Find more details about the application process.


The Voith Hydro GmbH & Co. KG | VHH is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA 

Talent Acquisition Team• Nathalie Schubert • phone +49 7321 37 3122   

Job ID 73899