Vacancy Details

Design Engineer

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

Working with Wodonga Council

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River in a stunning natural environment with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest growing cities in Victoria and is in the midst of a major city redevelopment. Becoming part of our organisation comes with a great pride of working for our community.

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. 

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 Design Engineer 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


About you

As the successful candidate, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A Degree in Civil Engineering, and/or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability 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.
  • 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, Council will consider flexible working arrangements.


Successful applicants will be required to provide a copy of a current (within the last 3 months) National Police Check prior to commencement. 

Any enquiries regarding this position may be directed to Theo Panagopoulos, Manager Infrastructure and Projects 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.

To apply visit; applications close March 1, 2020