Team Leader Strategic Planning Engineer

Job Title: Team Leader Strategic Planning Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mildura, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2007-100925_1594794086
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2020 16:26

Job Description

  • Newly created role with a long term asset planning focus
  • Combine career opportunity and benefits of a regional lifestyle
  • Salary Circa $115K TRP with flexible working on offer

Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a large regional organisation with offices in Mildura, Kerang and Swan Hill, servicing diverse communities across the region. A unique organisation, LMW operates both urban and rural water businesses which support domestic and commercial customers from households through to large-scale irrigation operations. LMW has an exciting opportunity for an engineering leader with strong leadership skills and Strategic Planning experience. In this role you will be a senior member of the Infrastructure Planning Team working to support a $800M asset base and to plan and design for the next generation of infrastructure to meet the service requirements of our customers.

Reporting to the Manager Infrastructure Planning, you will lead a small technical team responsible for planning for renewals, upgrading and decommissioning of Lower Murray Water assets.. This role will influence asset related decision making at all levels across the organisation including monitoring asset performance and planning for growth. You will provide critical analysis and review of masterplans and designs to offer strategic direction for LMW's services, now and into the future.

You will work collaboratively in a team environment across the project delivery lifecycle and at operational sites combining your skills in engineering planning, safety-in-design and asset management practices.

What you'll bring

You will have demonstrated experience in asset management and have strong technical ability. With customer focus, we will welcome your forward thinking and innovative technical solutions with the successful candidate having strong communication skills and an eye for detail.

We are looking for applicants with asset management and engineering experience ideally with experience in asset intensive organisations.

The benefits

  • a friendly and inclusive culture
  • diverse role, supported by great teams
  • flexible working options and work-life balance
  • broad development opportunities and experiences
  • attractive salary package

Lower Murray Water values the contributions of a diverse workforce to reflect the communities it serves, and we encourage applications from all types of people, from all walks of life. We are committed to creating a collaborative and inclusive culture and providing flexibility and support to meet individual needs.

For further information or a confidential discussion, please contact Seamus Scanlon on 0455 118 868.

For a detailed position description, please download: Profile - Team Leader Strategic Planning Engineer - Lower Murray Water.pdf