Civil Design Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Reference JO-2009-101582_1603084444
Posted about 2 months ago

The Parkes Region is a great place to live and raise a family with affordable housing, lifestyle properties and diverse employment opportunities. It boasts a diverse economy with strong industries including transport, mining, healthcare, tourism, agriculture and public administration.

About the Role

Joining the Works and Services Directorate the position is responsible for Coordinating the development of Council's annual and long-term infrastructure works programs. Additionally the role will provide input into the development of Council's Workforce and Asset Management Plans, Operational budget and long-term financial planning.

Salary is banded at Level 16 - approx $97,000 + super annually.

Position Responsibilities

  • Undertake strategic evaluation of capital projects utilising multi-criteria assessment and evaluation of asset function and utilisation.
  • Undertake detailed investigation for project planning and scoping and prepare grant submissions for capital projects.
  • Actively contribute to the management of Council's risk exposure through utilising best practice in project management and quality systems in the preparation of project documentation.
  • Undertake risk review in planning for and delivering Council projects.
  • Prioritise and coordinate the Section's technical functions to meet the requirements of project delivery and report on project progress.
  • Prepare and prioritise annual works programs in cooperation with Manager Assets and Project Planning and Manager Works.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant legislation (including WHS), current guidelines, and standards as applicable to the activities of the Section.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge and proficiency in the application of relevant Federal and State legislation, Council policies and engineering theory and practice.
  • Support and monitor the development of standards, processes and policies applicable to the Section including Civil Infrastructure, Development Certification and Project Management.
  • To undertake other duties as required by Parkes Shire Council, within the scope of the person's capabilities, knowledge and experience.


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or a similar related field
  • Current and maintained NSW Driver's Licence

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