Engineer - Graduate

Job No: TSC556
Location: Tweed Heads

As Engineer – Graduate, your skills will be utilised to assess and determine various forms of urban development related to water supply and wastewater, in accordance with Council's adopted policies and good engineering practices.  This role provides engineering support and input to developing and maintaining water and wastewater growth related strategic programs and investigating technical issues in relation to development and planning of Council’s Water Supply and Wastewater Conveyancing and Reticulation Systems. 

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $71,670 per annum with competency based increments up to $84,895 per annum, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking: 

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering or related field eligible for membership of IE Aust. 
  • Project Management skills, and ability to manage multidiscipline engineering projects.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Tweed Heads, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

 Friday 17 January 2020 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

 

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Pre-Employment Screening

Tweed Shire Council conducts pre-employment assessments as part of its recruitment process.  Click here for more information.

How To Apply

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You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

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  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'. For tips on how to address selection criteria, click here.
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If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below:

  1. Bachelor of Civil Engineering or related field eligible for membership of IE Aust.
  2. Current NSW Drivers Licence Class C or equivalent
  3. Demonstrated sound level of competence/knowledge in
    1. Civil Engineering including design, construction, operation and maintenance activities
    2. Contract and/or project management and the ability to manage multidiscipline engineering projects
    3. Local government engineering infrastructure, in particular water supply and sewerage conveyancing and reticulation systems
  4. Infrastructure asset management.
  5. Demonstrated sound written and oral communication skills including technical report writing, business letters, memos, liaison, and conflict resolution.
  6. Demonstrated well developed research, analysis, creative problem solving and program implementation ability and skills.
  7. An understanding of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and their use in an infrastructure engineering environment including the preparation of maps, diagrams and figures.

Desirable:

  1. Demonstrated knowledge of the Roads Act, Protection of the Environment Operations Act, Water Management Act, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, Local Government Act and other legislation and regulations which impinge on the key functions of the Unit.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of current Environmental and WHS management and legislative requirements. 

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Unit   Water & Wastewater
Job Grade  6
Industry  Water &Wastewater
Employment Type  Full-time
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