Senior Civil Engineer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 21/09/2020
Applications close: 21/10/2020 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $98,396 - $119,052

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/50925303B

Reference: VG/50925303B

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052

Work location: Various

  • Do you have exceptional leadership and Stakeholder management skills?
  • Do you possess and tertiary qualification and experience in Civil Engineering?
  • Location: Vic, Multiple Locations A fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated Senior Civil Engineer to lead and manage their team to deliver high quality service excellence within their department.

The Senior Civil Engineer will lead and manage the civil engineering team to deliver high quality civil engineering services in the Roads and Fixed Assets unit within the Forest and Fire Assets Branch.

The purpose of this role is to lead and manage service excellence in delivering civil engineering services, including coordinating the Department's state forest road and bridge construction, improvement, replacement and maintenance programs across the state road network, providing guidance to policy setting, development and management of relationships with stakeholders, provision of advice on highly complex civil engineering issues and development and mentoring of civil engineering staff.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering recognised in Australia
  • Ability to make engineering decisions without technical oversight, and to determine when a particular engineering challenge requires additional technical input.
  • Demonstrated engineering expertise undertaking assessments and design of timber and concrete bridges and culverts, including functional experience with associated road, drainage and geotechnical engineering requirements.
  • Experience in contractor management including preparing specifications and ensuring engineering outcomes are developed and delivered in accordance with contract specifications.

This is a fixed term position until 4 April 2022.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description, including the Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications and Knowledge and Skills sections. 

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday 21 October 2020.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly, and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


Senior Civil Engineer (VPSG5)

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Jen Houghton | 0408 998 671

Senior Civil Engineer (VPSG5)