Capital Works Engineer

Job No: NGSC190
Location: Stawell

Job Type Full Time - Temporary Contract (Dec 2022)
Package $81,105.58 per annum
Position Description Capital Works Engineer

About us

We have implemented a flexible approach to working arrangements and locations that operates on the Microsoft Platform and, where possible, we are upgrading our systems to be cloud-based. This improves efficiency and equips our employees to undertake their roles effectively and efficiently whether they are working in the office or in other locations

We have a Bring Your Own Device and Mobile Allowance policy, which we encourage candidates to read in conjunction with the position description.

Covid-19 Vaccination Status

It is a requirement for all local government employees in Victoria to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and evidence must be provided by the preferred candidate prior to an offer of employment.

About this role

Northern Grampians Shire Council has a number of major funded capital works projects to deliver during 2022 and requires the services of an experienced civil engineer to deliver assigned projects in a customer focused manner, on time, on budget and to Council specification. The projects may include roads, drainage, buildings, sporting facilities, toilet blocks, playgrounds, and other Council infrastructure projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation of briefs and procurement documents including drawings and other items specific to projects;
  • Review designs, technical specifications and evaluation of tender;
  • Project Management and Contract supervision of assigned projects to ensure delivery is within budget and timeframes;
  • Undertake investigations, prepare reports, planning and assist in the implementation of work programs as part of the infrastructure team;
  • Provide technical advice and response to engineering matters for community enquiries and complaints within accepted timeframes;
  • Review and report to Manager infrastructure on budget performance of assigned projects on a regular basis;
  • Liaison with both internal and external stakeholders in relation to project specific matters; and
  • Carry out other duties as required by Senior Projects Officer.

About You

  1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in the field of Civil Engineering with some relevant experience
  2. Knowledge and experience in planning and delivering civil engineering related projects.
  3. Well developed written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to resolve problems innovatively.

How to apply

  • Download and read the position description.
  • Attach a cover letter and resume.
  • Respond to the selection criteria questions.
  • Submit your application by following the process on this page.

If you'd like to know more contact Jeevan Pinto, Senior Projects Officer at or call 03 5358 8700. 

Applications close 12.00pm Monday 13th December 2021. 

Northern Grampians Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Apply Now

Privacy Acknowledgment

Privacy Collection Statement: Personal information requested on this form will only be used by Council to
carry out its functions and activities and will not be disclosed without your consent except where authorised
by law. If you do not provide all or part of the personal information required we may not be able to process
your request in an effective and efficient manner. You have the right to seek access and correction of your
personal information.

Personal Details * Required field