Lake Macquarie Council Jobs – Senior Development Engineer

Website Lake Macquarie Council

Job Description:

Our Development Engineering team have an opportunity for a highly driven, passionate and customer focused Senior Engineer to join our progressive Development, Assessment and Certification department to grow your career. With an appetite for growth and a passion for connectivity with our customers you will play a vital role in delivering first class engineering services to our customers.

You will lead a team of motivated professionals and work alongside inspiring leaders and likeminded professionals who are passionate about the work they do and the organisation they work for. You will help to create vibrant, self-sustaining communities that are; accessible, functional, safe and well connected to ensure our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Job Requirements:

  • Provision of exemplary customer experiences to our development community
  • Assess and determine Works Certificates for subdivisions and other works, in accordance with Council’s Development Control Plans, Engineering Guidelines, relevant legislation and industry standards and direct external consultants, in preparation of their designs
  • Provide technical advice about subdivision and engineering related matters to applicants, consultants and other customers prior to lodgement and during assessment of applications and certificates
  • Contribute to Council’s continuous improvement programs
  • Lead a team of development engineers, including mentoring and coaching of junior members of the team
  • Assess and determine of a broad range of development applications involving site inspections, writing of reports, providing written/verbal advice to/and negotiation with developers, Councillors and the general public, liaison with Council departments and/or statutory authorities
  • Assess the suitability of technical studies associated with urban development, in particular hydrology, hydraulic, stormwater quality, geometric design, traffic and geotechnical studies

Job Details:

Company: Lake Macquarie Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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