Downer Infrastructure operates predominantly in Australia and New Zealand and is one of the largest providers of engineering services for critical infrastructure in both countries, employing more than 10,000 people in Australia and more than 4,500 in New Zealand.

Downer Infrastructure is one of Australia's leading providers of electrical and instrumentation (E&I) services and provides integrated solutions to support the critical infrastructure needs of their customers in the core markets of Energy, Industrial, Infrastructure, Minerals & Metals and Property. It has over 70 years' experience in this field and the services it offers cover the full asset lifecycle including concept development, design, engineering, procurement, major construction and project management, as well as maintenance activities.

Downer is committed to Downer Group's aim of achieving a Zero Harm environment. Zero Harm is at the heart of understanding who we are and what we do. It defines Downer's operations and fosters health, safety, sustainability, community and environmental excellence.

Wheatstone Scope of Work

Downer is contracted to Bechtel (Western Australia) for the provision of the two electrical and instrumentation (E&I) packages for the downstream portion of the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in Western Australia.

The contract, valued at approximately A$400 million, will commence onsite late 2014. Under the agreement, Downer expects to create up to 600 Australian jobs predominantly located at Ashburton North, 12 kilometres west of Onslow in Western Australia. The new roles will be across a variety of construction trades, mainly electrical and instrumentation.

The scope of work, which covers both inside and outside the LNG trains and domestic gas plant processing areas, includes:

  • installation of cable support systems
  • installation of electrical, control and instrumentation cabling
  • installation and calibration of instruments
  • installation of major electrical equipment
  • general lighting and power
  • pre-commissioning works
  • commissioning and start-up assistance.

Contact Information


9 Modal Crescent
Canning Vale, WA

Phone: 08 9318 9111

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