Shoalhaven Council Careers – Project Engineer

Website Shoalhaven Council

Job Description:

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. 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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • 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.=
  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Degree qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification.
  • 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

Qualification & Experience:

  • 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.
  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: Shoalhaven Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Shoalhaven, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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