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John Holland in partnership McConnell Dowell (Joint Venture) have successfully been selected by Genex Power to deliver the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project in Far North Queensland, an innovative project that involves the world-first conversion of a disused gold mine into a pumped storage hydroelectric power generation facility. the Kidston Hydro 2 Project (K2-Hydro), far-north of Queensland (270km NW of Townsville).

The Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro project will see the conversion of two existing mine pits into reservoirs, involving the construction of significant underground infrastructure including a large powerhouse cavern and waterway shafts and tunnels to allow the transfer of water between the upper and lower reservoirs to generate power during peak periods and return water back to the upper reservoir during off peak periods.

This Project received funding from ARENA as part of ARENA’s Advancing Renewables Program and is a gamechanger for the clean energy industry worldwide as it is an entirely new approach to large-scale energy storage. Want to get involved?

Professional Roles

Trades, Labour & Operators Roles

We are looking for reliable and highly motivated individuals to join the project team. You will need to be committed to safety, community and environmentally friendly work practices and achieving quality results in everything you do.

Employment opportunities will be open to people who have had previous experience in the mechanical, electrical and civil construction industry and want to further develop their skills. New entrants to the industry looking for career progression are also encouraged to apply.