Jobs in North Sydney – Engineering Project Manager

Website North Sydney Council

Job Description:

This position plays a fundamental role in Council meeting its business strategies and Delivery Program, with key responsibilities including undertaking engineering investigations and the design of Council’s civil capital works program, including the village centre upgrades, North Sydney centre upgrades and other civil projects which arise. This position will manage contractors and consultants as well as community consultation, planning, preparation of surveys, conceptual designs and preliminary cost estimates, whilst ensuring the completed designs are cost-effective and suitable for construction and adhere to contract guidelines.

Job Requirements:

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Detailed knowledge of current design, construction standards and techniques including Australian Standards and the BCA
  • Demonstrated ability to reason conceptually, manage long term complex projects and implement new systems
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Construction Project Management, Architecture, Engineering, Landscape Architecture or related field
  • Driver’s Licence
  • Knowledge of EEO and WHS legislation and responsibilities
  • Demonstrated high level negotiation, team and communication skills
  • A strong customer focus

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience in computer aided design programs such as AutoCAD
  • Demonstrated Experience in Project Management portal and cloud based document management programs
  • Demonstrated experience in MS Project, Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multi-disciplinary projects and programs simultaneously, including urban design and public domain projects
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with public authorities and an understanding of the impact of authorities on projects and programs
  • Demonstrated experience in contract administration and familiarity with alternate forms of contracts, including but not limited to AS2124, AS 4000 (Construction) and AS4122 (Consultancies)
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiation and dispute resolution on complex and sensitive issues relating to projects and programs for public domain upgrades and construction,

Job Details:

Company: North Sydney Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Au

Application Deadline: N/A

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