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Civil Designer

Moreton Bay Regional Council - Strathpine, QLD

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design
Source: uWorkin


Job Number:
Infrastructure Planning
Employment Status:
Permanent Full Time
Engineering and Project management

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1800 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.

The Department:

The position sits within the Integrated Transport Planning and Design department. The primary focus of this department is to plan, manage and design the region’s integrated transport network consistent with Council’s corporate strategic vision, policies and strategies.

About the role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a large team of Civil Design professionals, where you will be exposed to a wide variety of projects across in both size, scale and technical scope ensuring the ability to diversify your skills and experience across different civil projects.

We provide a collaborative team environment, where ideas and shared learning is encouraged and supported, as well as the ability to innovate across design processes.

As a Civil Designer, you will prepare and provide assistance with the delivery of quality design and documentation for civic projects that incorporate a range of elements that form the built environment and are consistent with Council’s strategic outcomes of quality urban design and placemaking.

Some key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing moderately complex and integrated designs and applying technical design knowledge to the development of solutions that integrate transport, water sensitive design, streetscaping and urban design
  • Preparing accurate estimates of costs and project documentation using schedules of rates, bills of quantities and identifying issues that may impact cost
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to obtain or provide information to assist with the completion of project designs
  • Acting as a point of contact for design matters by providing sound advice and contributing to design meetings
  • Undertaking site inspections associated with design responsibilities

About you:

You will bring prior experience in Civil Design across a variety of projects and have the ability to work across the end to end design process for various infrastructure projects.

You will have a strong customer service focus and the ability to adapt and find solutions whilst maintaining strategic outcomes. Your ability to effectively time manage deadlines and conflicting priorities will ensure your effectiveness in managing tasks to agreed timeframes. Your well-developed communication skills will enable you to liaise effectively with stakeholders across the community and within council.

To be successful in this role you will also bring:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering or other relevant field. Consideration may be given to applicants who don’t hold a formal qualification but have demonstrated extensive civil design experience.
  • Proficiency in the preparation of engineering design plans and the integration of other elements of the built environment using computer aided design methods including AutoCAD and 12d model software or equivalent.
  • Construction Induction Card competency that has been used or obtained within the past 2 years
  • Ability to accurately measure quantities for the preparation of cost estimates as well as interpret client needs through written documentation (design briefs)
  • Ability to read survey plans and interpret survey field data
  • Current C class driver’s licence

Remuneration & Benefits

  • Term: Permanent Full Time
  • Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award Stream A - From Level 3 up to Level 4 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement
  • Location: Strathpine
  • Package: Base salary from $68,440 up to $75,844 pa, 9 day fortnight, up to 12% superannuation, leave loading, 72.5 hour fortnight & 4 weeks annual leave

Please note: The appointed wage level will be dependent upon the successful candidates level of experience, skills and qualifications.

Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Careers team at careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

01 Feb 2021
Applications close:
14 Feb 2021 23:55

Strathpine, QLD

Construction, Architecture & Interior Design


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