Vacancy Details

Design Engineer

We have a great opportunity for a Design Engineer to join our Infrastructure and Projects team.

Working with Wodonga Council

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city offering the best of regional living with leading facilities in health, education, arts and culture.  Strategically located on the Murray River in a stunning natural environment with surrounding hills and rich agricultural valleys. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is in the midst of a major city redevelopment.

If you want to enjoy shorter commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and be at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more, then a move to Wodonga is the move for you.

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities.

People enjoy working at Wodonga Council because we are an organisation that prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. Becoming part of our organisation comes with a great pride of working for our community

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Design Engineer, the Design Engineer will assist in the effective and efficient operation of council’s projects and design team undertaking investigations, civil design, development approval and supervision, project management and associated works to achieve the objectives of the Council Plan.

In the role you will prepare accurate drawings, works schedules, estimates and technical specifications for infrastructure projects including road construction works, road renewal works, reseal and asphalt works, footpath and cycle paths, drainage works, and any other civil works associated with local government

This is a perfect role for a motivated engineering professional who is looking to learn and develop their skills and knowledge in a large and dynamic organisation.

Our city is undergoing continuous and significant development, as our DesignEngineer you will have the opportunity to be part of this growth and the continued revitalisation of our central business area.

If you are excited at the prospect of making a real difference working on significant projects in an innovative and collaborative organisation, we’d love to hear from you.

Salary Package

$78,332 per annum plus superannuation

About you

To be successful in the role you will be a great team player who is quick to develop good relationships, is driven, hardworking, collaborative, solutions-oriented and passionate in delivering quality outcomes for our organisation.

You will also be able to demonstrate:

  •  A degree in civil engineering, and/or relevant experience as a building inspector practitioner
  • Aability to operate with a high degree of flexibility in an environment with demanding workloads and time constraints;
  • Well-developed verbal communication skills to communicate with clients, members of the public, and other employees, and enable the resolution of moderately complex problems; and,
  • You will have excellent analytical skills and a proven ability to solve problems and create solutions where appropriate.

While the role is advertised as full-time, flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Successful applicants will be required to provide a copy of a current (within the past three months) National Police Check prior to commencement.

Any enquiries regarding this position may be directed to Manager Infrastructure and Projects Theo Panagopoulos on (02) 6022 9244

Applicants will be required to address the key selection criteria (~150 words each), and provide a resume and brief cover letter. Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here.

Applications close July 5, 2020.