Commissioning Engineer

Waagner-Biro Austria Stage Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of stage equipment. As an employer, we offer not only an attractive working environment but also the opportunity of working on highly exciting, challenging projects and becoming a member of a skilled team.

Waagner-Biro Austria Stage Systems is currently searching to fill a Commissioning Engineer (Electrical Engineer) position located in Sydney.  The Commissioning Engineer will work in in all areas involving electrical engineering.

The tasks of this role include the following:

  • Coordination, monitoring and supervision of all electrical engineering work on site contracted to Waagner-Biro
  • Development and planning of work schedules
  • Coordination and execution of inspections and tests (weld inspection, water tightness tests etc.)
  • Supervision of installation and progress of erection and installation of contracted electrical engineering work, load testing
  • Commissioning of stage equipment, variable speed drives, hoists and traction drive
  • Quality assurance, including management of quality records and quality files as required by the contract, filing of records of measurement instruments and other equipment (e.g. records of inspection of electric equipment), arrangement and execution of final inspection in agreement with the client, preparation of hand over protocol and Non-Conformity Reports and implementation of corrections and corrective actions
  • Coordination of subcontractors and partners
  • Communication with the client regarding all site related matters (written communication and meetings) and organisation of site meetings with client and subcontractors and preparation of minutes of meetings
  • PLC control

Skills and experience required for the position:

  • Electrical engineering background
  • At least 10 years' experience in the field in plant construction, mechanical and electrical engineering, conveyor technology or similar. Any further experience in stage engineering is an additional plus.
  • At least 3 years experience as Site Manager, Project Manager or Design Manager at complex international projects in the field of electrical engineering
  • Experience with working on supplier side, reporting to general contractor preferred
  • Fluent English and German is a must, any other language is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan character, team player with well- developed communication skills
  • Structured working style
  • Ability to design a site safety plan and work method statements
  • Ability to read, interpret technical drawings, MS Office, CATv4 control experience
  • Strong communication skills


14/09/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Engineering
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