Senior BIM Specialist - Major Projects

Date:  1 Jul 2024

Brisbane, Virginia, QLD, AU

Work type:  Permanent - Full Time
Category:  Professional services
Req ID:  7287

At Powerlink, every possibility starts with you


We believe life’s about possibilities. And so’s the future.


That’s why we need you. As our Senior BIM Specialist, you’ll provide expert BIM support to our major project delivery teams to help us connect Queensland to an even brighter and more sustainable future, providing high voltage electricity to over five million Queenslanders and 253,000 businesses. No matter your role, your work is about every light turned on. It’s every community connected and every future made possible. 


Together, we’re gearing up for an even brighter future, working at the heart of Queensland’s energy transformation. Now more than ever, we need people who want to help us grow our impact and ensure we’re ready to tackle the challenge of our lives. Join us and make it happen.

Find a career that matters and lasts


As a Senior BIM Specialist, you will ensure compliance, implement BIM systems, and focus on creating federated models and supporting/managing Digital Twin and Visualization services. This involves aligning project outcomes with DE specifications and enhancing BIM methodologies for successful project delivery for our Major Projects,


  • You will possess a strong background in developing Digital Engineering processes and federated models, coupled with extensive experience in supporting the implementation of common data environments for BIM services.
  • You will demonstrate exceptional leadership skills, the ability to engage effectively with stakeholders, and a proactive approach to driving business improvement outcomes within the Major Projects division.
  • You will not only excel in technical proficiency with various BIM & DE software tools such as Revit, Navisworks, Synchro, ACC/BIM360, InEight, MicroStation and AutoCAD, but you will exhibit excellent communication skills, adaptability, and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of compliance and quality assurance.


Here’s how:

  • Support the implementation and embedding of DE systems, standards, and data processes, aligning with frameworks, project requirements, and overall governance, standards, and policies.
  • Provide BIM services, overseeing federated modelling, and assisting in implementing Digital Twin and Visualization services.
  • Build, maintain relationships and regularly engage with stakeholders and manage their requirements for efficient DE systems design, delivery, integration, and optimization.
  • Support the Digital Engineering vision and strategy, acting as a catalyst for change within the key stakeholder base.
  • Ensure the capture and recording of data within DE systems complies with relevant Digital Engineering and BIM policies, legislation, standards, and codes of practice.
  • Perform a range of DE specific accountabilities including governance and quality assurance, including auditing activities to ensure legislative and project compliance.

The community you will join


You will be part of our dedicated information management team based in our Major Projects Division in Bowen Hills. This team has the potential to revolutionize our business and optimize the delivery of infrastructure projects through high-quality, reusable information and collaboration with various departments throughout the asset and project life cycles. 

Your expertise


  • Degree level qualifications in Engineering, Construction, IT, or related discipline with significant experience in an Engineering, Construction or IT role or a lower level qualification with significant demonstrated relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting the development or introduction of and maintaining a common data environment (CDE) as it relates to BIM services.
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical leadership to a team delivering services and outcomes for the efficient operation of Digital Engineering
  • Demonstrated evidence of engaging with varied stakeholders to achieve business improvement outcomes.
  • Demonstrated well developed verbal and written communications skills. 


What matters most is your drive to make an impact for the millions of people we serve. Through our core values of accountability, customer service, teamwork and safety, you’ll strive to question and challenge the ordinary every day.

Life at Powerlink


As the Senior BIM Specialistyou’ll help us connect a more sustainable energy future for more than five million Queenslanders and 253,000 businesses. Your work with us is about every light turned on, every community connected, and every future made possible.


  • 9-day fortnight with RDOs every second week.
  • Competitive remuneration package + 14.75% superannuation.
  • Additional leave purchasing 
  • 14 weeks paid parental leave – at full or half pay  
  • Hybrid, family-friendly and flexible working arrangements including substitution of public holidays.
  • 14.75% superannuation and salary packaging of novated lease vehicles
  • Health & wellbeing benefits, including corporate health plan with employee discounts, annual flu vaccinations.
  • Powerlink offers robust leadership development through integrated programs, fostering growth across all levels.

Be the start of every possibility


To kick start your career at Powerlink, apply by clicking the button above, attaching your resume and cover letter on our careers page before midnight on 22 July 2024. Kindly be aware that the Recruitment team will commence the review process during this period.


There’s lots to love about a career with Powerlink. But our people say there’s three things that really stand out:


  • A career that matters and lasts: You’ll shape a progressive career connecting more than five million Queenslanders to a world-class, clean energy future.
  • Unique work and the chance to grow: You’ll help find smart solutions to interesting problems as you develop your skills and impact every day.
  • People who love to support and share: You’ll build relationships with experienced, down-to-earth people who you’ll be proud to work with.


For all enquiries, contact our recruitment team at


Our commitment to inclusion and belonging


At Powerlink, we champion inclusion and belonging by supporting every candidate during the recruitment journey. Please inform us of any needs or adjustments for a more inclusive process, including sharing your preferred pronouns.  As a Veteran-Friendly Employer, we value the skills Veterans bring and ensure equal opportunities. Let us know if you're a Veteran for tailored support.

Successful applicants will undergo necessary pre-employment checks. As advocates of the Circle Back initiative, we pledge to respond to all applications promptly.