Commissioning Manager - Melbourne

Vacancy number • PUB406316

Commissioning Manager - Melbourne

  • West Melbourne
  • Closes March 23
  • 40 hours
  • Professional Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Renewable Energy
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: West Melbourne

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor


Work with a global leader on an exciting Battery Energy Storage System(BESS) project.

About this role

• Take charge of commissioning activities for the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) facility, ensuring adherence to project plans, schedules, and budget.• Coordinate and supervise all on-site commissioning activities, including the contractual test of BESS OEM battery systems, leveraging electrical and instrument background knowledge.
• Collaborate closely with the project team, construction team, contractors, and subcontractors to ensure the successful execution of the project.• Review and interpret engineering drawings, plans, commissioning procedures, and specifications to provide guidance and oversight for on-site activities.
• Develop and implement commissioning strategies, methodologies, and quality control processes.• Monitor and ensure compliance with safety regulations, environmental requirements, and industry best practices.
• Identify and resolve commissioning-related challenges and issues in a timely and efficient manner.• Conduct regular inspections and quality control assessments to uphold high standards of workmanship.
• Effectively manage project resources, including materials, equipment, and personnel.• Prepare and maintain accurate documentation of commissioning activities, progress reports, and budgets.
• Collaborate with AusNet and other stakeholders involved in connecting to the Victorian Transmission Network.• Cultivate a positive work environment, promoting effective communication and collaboration among team members.


  • A minimum of seven years of experience in engineering and commissioning within the power/traction sector
  • Possession of an Electrical Engineering Qualification, white card, and a valid driver's license
  • Capability to mentor and develop a team of highly skilled and experienced technical professionals essential for current and future market opportunities
  • Track record of offering subject matter expertise across technical functions throughout all project phases (identification, capture, delivery, and closure).


Joining this project offers a multitude of benefits for prospective candidates.
Not only will you be offered a highly competitive pay rate, but you'll also be diving deep into the dynamic world of green energy, marking your involvement in an industry pivotal to our sustainable future.
This two-year endeavor isn't just a fleeting commitment; there's a promising opportunity for extension, allowing you to further cement your position and expand your horizons in other groundbreaking projects.
Furthermore, being a part of a global business opens doors to a vast network, exposure to international best practices, and the chance to collaborate with diverse teams worldwide.
It's more than just a job; it's an enriching experience in a sector that's shaping the world's future.

Brunel in the United States

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.
Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.
Brunel is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

At Brunel, we believe that safety is not just a priority, but a value that is integral to our company culture at all levels of our organization.

  • We establish measurable objectives and targets, consistently reviewing our activities, risks, legal obligations, and performance.
  • Brunel Americas is a proud member of Houston Business Roundtable, & Utah Safety Council, and a participant of ISNetworld RAVS Plus Audit.
  • Brunel consistently utilizes performance measuring and monitoring. This includes meticulous record keeping and routine inspections.

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While compensation is important, finding the right cultural fit is equally crucial. At Brunel, our longstanding cultures and values have contributed to a positive employee experience, which is why some candidates have chosen to stay with us for 30 + years.

  • Our values are at the center of everything we do –Entrepreneurship, Integrity, Results-driven, & Passion for people.
  • Brunel is committed to an inclusive workforce and we understand that Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential for a successful working culture, business, and community. Thus, Brunel takes both a global and regional approach to DE&I.

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At Brunel, we prioritize candidate’s career abilities and needs even before the hiring process begins.

  • With open lines of communication and a dedicated team assigned to every contractor, we strive to make every employee experience with us as easy and seamless as possible.
  • Our contractors create and maintain lasting industry relationships that can be leveraged throughout their career.
  • We prioritize employee needs in order to build strong partnerships that support our employees’ long-term professional success and development.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Chris Minehan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB406316