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Engineer - Networks (Water And Wastewater)

Tweed Shire Council - Tweed Heads South, NSW

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About The Role

Council is seeking an enthusiastic and qualified Civil Engineer to join its Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Planning team.

As the Engineer - Networks you will provide specialist input to the development of water and sewerage growth related infrastructure investment programs. Supporting the Engineer – Planning and Systems this position will undertake a range of hydraulic investigations, developing strategies and actions to accommodate current and future network demands.

This position will also provide advice on operational matters regarding the resolution of network pressure and flow issues, advising on the capacity of Council’s systems through hydraulic modelling and the interpretation of test results and telemetry data.

A key function of this role will be the technical management of computer hydraulic models. The position will develop, maintain and operate water distribution and sewerage models to facilitate network investigations.

What's On Offer

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $84,718 per annum with competency based increments up to $97,501 per annum, plus 9.5% super.
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We Are Seeking
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) eligible for professional engineer membership of IE Aust.
  • Competence in computer hydraulic modelling of water distribution and sewerage networks, including model build, calibration and application.
  • Developed interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills , including proven ability to produce technical reports, liaise with key stakeholders and give presentations.
  • Civil engineering experience, particularly relating to water supply and sewerage networks, including design, construction, operation and maintenance activities.
  • Well-developed research, analysis, creative problem solving and program implementation skills.
  • Understanding of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), their use in an infrastructure engineering environment and in a hydraulic modelling context.
  • Current Vehicle Licence – Car.

Where It's Located

This position is based in Tweed Heads, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position Closes

Friday 12 February 2021 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time). Late applications will not be permitted.

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How To Apply

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  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) eligible for professional engineer membership of IE Aust.
  • Current Vehicle Licence – Car.
  • Demonstrated sound level of competence/knowledge in:
  • Civil Engineering including design, construction, operation and maintenance activities
  • Contract and/or project management and the ability to manage multidiscipline engineering projects
  • Local government engineering infrastructure, in particular water supply and sewerage conveyancing and reticulation systems
  • Infrastructure asset management.
  • Demonstrated sound written and oral communication skills including technical report writing, business letters, memos, liaison, and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current Environmental and WHS management and legislative requirements.
  • Demonstrated well developed research, analysis, creative problem solving and program implementation ability and skills.
  • Demonstrated intermediate competence in the use of computer hydraulic modelling packages such as InfoWater, InfoSWMM, InfoWorks or similar and spreadsheets to produce mathematical models.
  • An understanding of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and their use in an infrastructure engineering environment including the preparation of maps, diagrams and figures.

  • Desirable

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Local Government Act as it relates to Engineering functions.
  • Experience in preparing budgets for and implementing works programs.
  • Experience in interaction with the development industry on engineering issues.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Roads Act, Protection of the Environment Operations Act, Water Management Act, Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, and other legislation and regulations which impinge on the key functions of the Unit.
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of ArcGIS ArcMAP or similar software.

  • SK97188A


    Unit Water and Wastewater

    Job Grade 7

    Industry Civil Engineer

    Employment Type full-time

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