Technical Officer Capital Works

Position Type

Fixed Term

Application Close Date

4 December 2020

About This Position

Kingborough Council has an opportunity for a qualified professional to join Council’s Capital Works Project Management Unit. The Unit is responsible for the coordination and delivery of a range of Council’s high value community infrastructure projects including community facilities, public spaces, and major roads and stormwater upgrades.

In this role, you will be providing technical assistance in the management of Council’s roads and stormwater assets and the project management of capital works.

Ideally you will have Diploma level qualifications in civil engineering and demonstrated experience in project management and contractor supervision.

Further details: The position is offered on a fixed term three-year contract, with a salary in the range of $68,356 to $73,797 per annum.

How to Apply: The Information Package for this role is available below. To ensure your application is considered, you must provide a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria. Applications can be submitted online through the Employment Portal on Council’s website.

Applications close at 4pm on Friday, 4 December 2020

Mandatory Requirements

Please address these selection criteria in your application

1. Diploma level qualifications in civil engineering and demonstrated experience in general civil and road-construction engineering works.
2. Demonstrated skills in project management and contractor supervision.
3. Demonstrated knowledge of engineering standards and practices and an ability to read and interpret complex engineering drawings.
4. Competent customer service skills with the ability to resolve issues with contractors and customers in a professional way.
5. Sound written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to draft letters, reports and procurement documents relevant to the role.
6. Proficient skills in the use of Microsoft Office products and the use of Geographic Information systems.
7. Sound knowledge of work health and safety and related work practices relevant to a civil construction environment.

1. Current drivers’ licence.
2. White Card – Working Safely in the Construction Industry.
3. Confined spaces accreditation.
4. Traffic Management accreditation.

1. Basic knowledge in the use of engineering software.
2. Experience working in a technical environment and the ability to provide technical or detailed advice.
3. Experience and knowledge of Local Government infrastructure.