Forward Planning Engineer

Job No: BRC0206
Location: Bathurst

About the role


Bathurst Regional Council currently has an opportunity for an experienced Civil Engineer to join the Technical Services Section within the Engineering Services Department in the role of Forward Planning Engineer.

Reporting to the Civil Investigation Team Leader, you will be involved in floodplain modelling, and the provision of technical advice with regard to design, construction, hydrology and hydraulics. You will also be responsible for the investigation of traffic issues as required, and for contribution to and the implementation of a number of concurrent projects within Council's Engineering Department. 

Key Requirements

  • 4 year degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake engineering design
  • Demonstrated ability to manage several projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels
  • NSW Class C Driver’s Licence.

What we can offer

  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Rostered day off every third week
  • Generous leave entitlements 
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Employee education assistance
  • Access to training and professional development opportunities
  • Access to confidential employee assistance program

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Salary: $1561.38 to $1640.42 per week + super  

Position Status: Permanent Full Time 

Hours of work: 35 hours per week with an RDO every third week

Application closing date: Sunday, 3 July 2022, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Myles Lawrence - 6333 6501 

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.