Project Engineer

Job No: WSC2577
Location: Sale, VIC

Project Engineer
Position No. 708

Permanent full-time
Band 6-7 $77,474.38 - $97,161.59 per annum (depending on experience and qualifications) plus 9.5% statutory superannuation

A great organisation is about great people and we are looking to add to our valued Assets & Projects team. We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Civil Project Engineer with a desire for a career in capital projects implementation. This fantastic opportunity exists for an individual with relevant tertiary qualifications and skills in the areas of project management and implementation including investigation, design, tendering and contract management.  Qualifications, training or experience in pavement design and asphalt or bituminous sprayed seals would be highly desirable.

The role offers a variety of challenging functions, with a diverse mix of both field and office work.  Your key duties will include project management of building construction, roads, bridge and drainage and will generally require you to take the project from concept to completion.

If you have a passion for making a difference and engaging with the community, we welcome your application

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Several years’ experience in civil/municipal construction and maintenance work (5+ years).
  • High level experience in preparing specifications and managing contracts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including report writing).
  • Ability to achieve objectives within adopted timeframes and budget.
  • Ability to gain cooperation and assistance from stakeholders.

Why Wellington?
We use award-winning technologies to seek and implement innovative improvements across the organisation. We work hard to position ourselves as a leader in local government, continuously improving our diverse range of services for the betterment of our community.

Don’t just listen to us, here’s what our staff say:

‘Proud to be a Wellington Shire employee.’
‘Great organisation, passionate and highly motivated staff – pleasure to be part of it.’
‘Perhaps the most collegial, friendly organisation I have joined.’
‘It was a good life choice to come and work with the team at Wellington.’
We acknowledge we couldn’t do it without great people. We offer a rewarding culture of innovation and continued learning; and a collaborative, supportive environment.
Why not Wellington?

About Wellington
Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality. Its 10,924km2 extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is a 2.5 hour drive east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent sporting, educational, and recreational facilities. Visit to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.
Wellington Shire Council is committed to upholding the Child Safe Standards and associated legislated requirements.

How to Apply
Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in this advertisement and will be accepted no later than Midnight Monday 29 January 2018.

A Position Description can be obtained from this link.

You will be prompted to respond to the key selection criteria and upload your Resume via our website


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