Lead Engineer Road Design (VPSG5)

Job posted: 14/02/2022
Applications close: 06/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Transport

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/80000707

Reference: VG/80000707

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.

Lead Engineer Road Design

  • VPS5: $102,637 - $124,183 per annum plus superannuation
  • Ongoing
  • Melbourne CBD (the department provides flexible working arrangements)


About the opportunity    

 Developing and enhancing Road Design practices, providing expertise in Intersection Layout & Geometric Standards and supporting other areas within DoT to achieve optimum outcomes through the planning, development and delivery phases. The position is aimed at a person with extensive experience specialising in Intersection Layout & Geometric Standards.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Utilise expert knowledge of the principles of road design and road design practices to identify the beneficial opportunities and associate risks affiliated with the implementation of a nonconforming and or context sensitive design solutions.
  • Apply a sound, progressive understanding of road design philosophy and its relationship across a broad spectrum of disciplines to identify potential issues and formulate effective practical solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise professional independent judgement in being responsible for the development and delivery of complex technical solutions under limited supervision, with a strong emphasis on intersection layout and geometric design standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge and build skills related to technical disciplines including road design and CADD software to achieve outcomes that support DoT accepted practices and methodologies.


  • Experience relevant to the selection criteria outlined in this role statement.
  • Appropriate engineering qualifications apply

Role specific requirements

  • Drivers licence
  • May Involve evening or weekend work including occasional overnight travel
  • You may be required to undertake a medical and other safety compliance requirement



For further detail regarding the position, please refer to the PD attached.

How to apply:

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter. Applications close 11.59pm Wednesday, 6th July 2022.

Please note: Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Jeremy Burdan , Specialist Engineer – Road Design & Traffic Engineering on Jeremy.Burdan@roads.vic.gov.au.

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

At DoT, we are committed to advancing an inclusive workplace culture where our people are safe, diverse, engaged, valued and high performing. This will enable us to deliver an integrated transport system that contributes to an inclusive, prosperous and environmentally responsible state.

Lead Engineer Road Design (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time

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Jeremy Burdan | Jeremy.Burdan@roads.vic.gov.au

Lead Engineer Road Design (VPSG5)