Meet the Team
Victor Sanchez, Civil Works Design Coordinator
Meet Victor Sanchez, Civil Works Design Coordinator for the Snowy 2.0 Project, and a talented button accordion player, illustrator and painter who has been teaching Spanish classes in Cooma for the past two years as part of the University of the Third Age Languages program.
“Snowy 2.0 is an iconic project, and for me one of the best projects around the world to be part of. Prior to joining the project, I worked in Lima, Santiago, and Pakistan. I’ve been on the Snowy 2.0 project for three and a half years now, and what I love about it is that the people I get to work with are so knowledgeable and friendly.
“Working on this project can give you great experience for your career, professionally and personally.
“The work at Snowy is both challenging and rewarding and I have the opportunity to balance my day with my hobbies at the end of the shift. Something I love to do back at camp is to draw and paint in watercolour. I’ve drawn many of my teammates here at Snowy; it just adds some life and colour to the office.
“I also volunteer my time to teach Spanish for those who are interested, and I always make time to practise playing different musical instruments with my colleagues.”
About the Snowy 2.0 Project
Snowy 2.0 will increase the generating capacity of the Snowy Scheme by 2,000 megawatts (MW), up from current capacity which stands at 4,100 MW, and will also triple its pumping capabilities which the Scheme currently has at Tumut 3 power station.
Importantly, Snowy Hydro supplies the National Electricity Market at times of peak demand. As renewable energy sources continue to feed a greater proportion of power into the grid, Snowy 2.0 will help keep the lights on when the wind is not blowing or the sun is not shining.