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Project Engineer

  • Salary: $93,221 - $106,228 p.a. plus 10% Superannuation
  • Permanent, Full-time
  • Access to Council’s Variable Working Hours
About Shoalhaven Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role
This is a permanent, full-time position working 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm) and will be based at our Bomaderry Works Depot.

The advertised salary is based on the grade of the position, comprising of 4 steps within the range shown. The starting salary is at Step 1 within the grade. Progression through the salary steps shall be based upon the achievement of performance objectives relating to the position.

Reporting directly to the Unit Manager – District Engineer - North, the focus of this position is to:

  • Undertake Project Management on a wide variety of infrastructure projects.
  • Support the delivery of project outcomes within the specified tolerances of time, cost, scope, benefits and risk.
  • Execute the planning and delivery of Capital Works and Maintenance projects including options assessments, concept and detailed design, cost estimating, procurement, tendering, construction and commissioning phases.
  • Ensure processes and protocols are in place for the compliance with all relevant legislation and Council policies and procedures and ensure that risks are managed in the project management of projects and works.
  • Arrange site surveillance of works to monitor technical, quality, environment and work health and safety compliance.
  • Collate as-constructed documentation and financials in order to be handed over for entry into Assets databases

Skills & Experience
In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Degree qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • Relevant experience in the design and construction of Civil Engineering projects, particularly stormwater drainage, road construction and road rehabilitation works.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Demonstrated extensive experience in the development and management of Contracts for civil engineering projects, including contract preparation, procurement and administration.
  • Demonstrated ability to take a civil construction project from concept to completion. i.e. liaison with the client, preparation of construction documentation, preparation of detailed cost estimates, control and monitoring of time, cost and quality.
  • Demonstrated experience in the interpretation and application of relevant legislation, standards and guidelines.
  • Experience which demonstrates compliance with an Organisation’s WHS Policies and Procedures and relevant WHS Legislation, keeping up to date with changes to safety requirements relevant to managing the delivery of Construction and Maintenance Programs and Capital Works and ensuring the health, safety and welfare of self, staff, customers, contractors and the public.
  • Current NSW General Construction Induction card (white card) or acceptable interstate alternative
  • Minimum NSW Class C driver’s licence or equivalent licence valid in NSW
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  • At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  • Please provide details of your experience in project management?
  • Briefly describe your experience in the Civil Engineering Construction and/or Maintenance industry. Include number of years, types of jobs, your role?

Previous applicants need not apply.

Contact: Trevor Dando Manager - Works & Services – (02) 4429 3218
Applications Close: Monday, 25 July 2022 (at Midnight)

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

Closed 17 days ago
Closed 17 days ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Engineering Aerospace Aeronautical, Engineering Chemical

  • Locations:

    New South Wales,

  • Closing Date:25th Jul 2022, 12:00 am


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