Civil Works Engineer

Job No: BDBRC687
Location: Bundaberg

$105,931 - $116,290 + super + benefits
Permanent Full Time
Civil Works, Infrastructure Services
Bundaberg Region

About Us

Are you ready to join our team and build Australia's best regional community?  

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council, our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia’s best regional community. In order to achieve this, we’ve created a culture that’s centred on our core values. To be a Council that is customer-focused, respectful and prides itself on teamwork, diversity, sustainability, and innovation. Uniquely positioned north of Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, the Bundaberg Region is one of Australia’s fastest-growing regional cities and the gateway to the Southern Great Barrier Reef. The Bundaberg Region boasts the most equitable climate in Australia and rates fifth in the world alongside Hawaii. Noted for its environmental excellence, pristine waterways, and proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, the Bundaberg Region showcases everything that nature’s palette can create.  

About the Opportunity

As Civil Works Engineer, you will join our team and provide engineering assistance to Council's District Engineers Civil Works capital construction and maintenance operations. You will apply your engineering skills to implement effective cost management systems and practices for construction and maintenance activities that generate a focus on operational efficiency. In addition to this, you will undertake stakeholder engagement and risk management processes that are integral to the Civil Works management and operations.

About You

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering (or equivalent as accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer)
  • Are a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) or willing to obtain
  • Demonstrated experience in the engineering aspects of construction and maintenance of roads, pathways, bridges and stormwater networks
  • Extensive working knowledge of Asset Management principles
  • Well-developed interpersonal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively liaise with a diverse range of clients, stakeholders, consultants and staff
  • Live and uphold the Council's values

What we offer

  • A competitive remuneration salary with options for salary sacrifice, up to 12% Superannuation contributions, 17.5% leave loading
  • 76 hour fortnight, including regular rostered days off, including long weekends
  • Opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression
  • Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance and a friendly and supported team
  • An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued 

How to Apply

To apply or find out more about the Position Description and our Benefits, Rewards and Recognition and our Diversity & Inclusion Strategy visit our Careers with Council webpage.  

The Selection Process

We celebrate our community's rich diversity and are committed to attracting and employing people that represent the community that we serve.  We recognise and appreciate the diversity of our employees and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe working environment where all employees are valued, respected and supported to achieve their potential. We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

The preferred candidate will be required to undertake a National Police Clearance and Pre-employment Medical (which may include drug and alcohol testing), as part of the recruitment process you will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide the appropriate evidence.

Closing Date: Thursday 29 August 2022 11.30 pm AEST


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