Development Engineer

  • Council DIrect
  • Officer VIC, Australia
  • 22 Feb, 2021
Employee (full-time) Leadership & Management

Job Description

Do you want to be involved in creating infrastructure for the future in one of the fastest growing areas of Melbourne?
Do you have a passion for drainage, infrastructure and planning in new developments?
Do you want to put your skills in engineering to good use creating new communities?
Do you want to work with a great team, work in a progressive environment and be rewarded for your work?
Then do we have the job for you!

About the Role

This is a unique opportunity for a Development Engineer, to undertake engineering construction plan checking and approval of development applications. You will be highly sort after to provide specialist advice in the areas of road construction and drainage for new development proposals. You will be collaborative, team focused and driven to provide outcomes.

Reporting to the Senior Development Engineer, your key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • New Development, provide a development approvals function to deal with development construction plans, drainage, and technical assessments for new development, and service authority approvals.
  • General, project manage major drainage strategies and investigate and provide solutions for local drainage issues.
  • Customer Service, ensure the provision of all services with a focus on customer service and industry best practice

About You

To be successful in this role you will be an influential senior with a strong understanding of infrastructure improvement works in municipal environments. You will have the ability to lead and impart knowledge onto others. Your highly developed interpersonal skills, will hold you in good stead when consulting with consultants and key stakeholders regarding proposed works You will also meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment of new development proposals.
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, entitling membership of The Institute of Engineers, would be considered an advantage.
  • An understanding of infrastructure improvement works in municipal environments.
  • Ability to project manage, including the co-ordination of tasks, set priorities and work to timelines in a pressured environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with reading and interpreting engineering drawings including the use of CAD based software

About Us

  • Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community.
  • We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role.
  • We offer opportunities to work flexibly, balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading and access to our comprehensive health and well-being program.

To Apply

  • To apply for this position please complete the online application form, including your resume and a brief cover letter demonstrating your suitability to the role.
  • Closing Monday 8th March 2021
  • Please visit our website to access the Position Description.

For further information, regarding the role please contact Emma Cadd 5945 3695

Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse, and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. 1300 787 624

Cardinia Shire Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse, gender inequality, racism, violence against women and family violence.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake a National Police Check, pre-employment medical and obtain or hold a valid Working with Children Check.

You must have valid Australia Working Rights to be considered for this role.