Asset Engineer x 2

About the roles
There are 2x permanent, full-time, Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 4.00 pm positions working 35 hours per week. These positions are located at the Bomaderry Works Depot

Council is seeking two Asset Engineering Officers to join the Roads Asset Team to manage the broad portfolio we manage. One role will have a focus on the Rural roads portfolio which encapsulates the Rural Road network and associated infrastructure including but not limited to Rural sealed and unsealed roads, Fire Trails, open drains, Shared User Path (SUP) network and associated Heavy Vehicle permits.

The second role is aligned to Coastal, Estuary and Natural Area built assets including but not limited to Waterways infrastructure i.e., boat ramps and jetties, Navigation canals, Foreshore protection and Flood Mitigation infrastructure.

The advertised salary is based on the grade of the position, comprising of 4 steps within the range shown. The starting salary is at Step 1 within the grade. Progression through the salary steps shall be based upon the achievement of performance objectives relating to the position.

Reporting directly to the Roads Asset Manager, the focus of this position is to:

  • Prepare Project Briefs for implementation of relevant capital works and ensure timely and cost-effective implementation. 
  • Prepare traffic / transport recommendations for development applications as required with regard to consent conditions. 
  • Identify current and future transport infrastructure needs within the City for the short, medium, and long term. 
  • Undertake traffic and transportation investigations, modelling, analysis, design and timely technical advice as directed by the Manager Roads Assets. 
  • Undertake crash investigation, prepare black spot submissions, and manage black spot project delivery as directed by the Manager Roads Assets. 
  • Ensure high quality and timely technical and other advice to the public, private developers, government authorities and internal staff 
  • Works with HPE Content manager, One Council and other Council systems. 
  • Prepare monthly reports to the Manager Roads Assets as required  

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Class C Driver’s License 
  • Demonstrated experience in investigation and development of concept designs and cost estimates. 
  • Ability to develop strategies and forward works programs for civil works (preferably traffic & transport facilities) 
  • Ability to monitor and manage minor works as directed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with multi-disciplined teams and/or working parties.
  • Demonstrated effective time management and prioritization skills with the ability to balance competing workloads and deliver within deadlines.
  • Proven experience of professional involvement in traffic/transport planning, traffic engineering development assessment and/or engineering design (roads, car parks, traffic facilities) in the context of applying these to government projects and private developments 
  • Proven experience in preparing consultant’s briefs and managing consultant’s projects in a timely, professional, and cost-effective manner.
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship

Grade 11

  • Diploma of Engineering or related discipline and relevant experience and/or working towards completion of these qualifications.
  • Eligibility for Graduate Membership to the Institute of Engineers, Australia

Grade 12

  • 4-year degree in an engineering (preferably Civil Engineering) / or Planning Discipline
  • Eligibility for Membership of the Institute of Engineers, Australia
  • Relevant engineering experience.

This is a grade range position, therefore in accordance with qualifications, accreditation, experience and demonstrated skills, the prospective employee will be assessed as either Grade 11 or 12.

Grade 11 – Salary: $93,592 - $106,297 p.a. plus 11% Super

Grade 12 – Salary: $99,364 - $113,228 p.a. plus 11% Super

About Shoalhaven City Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Remote Working Arrangements
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  3. What experience do you have preparing formal documentation? i.e., letters, reports etc.
  4. How do you effectively manage your time and ensure deadlines are met?
  5. Why do you want to work at Shoalhaven City Council?

Contact:  David Paisley-Topp – Roads Assets Manager – 02 4429 3294

Applications Close: Monday, 11 December 2023 (at midnight)

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. 

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email.

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