Senior Project Engineer

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Classification: Band 7 ($94,016 - $104,282 pa)
Categories: Management, Project Management, Building Services, Engineering

About us
We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.  

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role
The City Works department is responsible for the effective and sustainable management of the City’s built environment including the construction, upkeep and renewal of all civil infrastructure.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Competently supervise and manage the full project life cycle of assigned civil construction projects, ranging in size and complexity, from start up to close out.
  • Be an effective and empowering people leader and coach to field-based crews.
  • Evaluate and monitor output performance with a commercial focus.
  • Deliver exceptional stakeholder management to mitigate potential risks and demonstrate project value-add to the community and vested parties.
  • Prepare tender and contract documentation including drawings, specifications, budgets and other items specific to individual projects.
  • Provide specialist advice to stakeholders, both internal and external, on complex and political issues related to the assigned projects

About you
To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Tertiary qualification in civil engineering or similar.
  • Extensive experience and understanding of civil engineering construction practices.
  • Significant experience in civil construction project delivery within a local government setting (or similar).
  • Exceptional people management skills with demonstrated success in leading high-performing teams to deliver results.
  • Demonstrated ability to build partnerships with a range of stakeholders (both external and internal) to achieve optimal outcomes.
  • Covid19 vaccinations required for this role.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries
Click the Position Description link to view more information about this position. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as listed in the position description in a separate document and upload as part of their application.

Enquiries: Colin Millard | cmillard@geelongcity.vic.gov.au

Click the Apply for this job button to submit your application or find out more about this opportunity.

City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.

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