Sep 14, 2022

Senior Infrastructure Planning Engineer

$91,829 - $111,084 yearly
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • Shepparton VIC, Australia
Full time Engineering Government Urban planning/design Natural Resources -Water


Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides quality water and wastewater services to 54 towns in North Central Victoria. Our core purpose is to deliver safe, reliable, and affordable water services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

A newly created role will see you responsible for the development of long-term strategic infrastructure planning for water and sewer networks.

With sound experience in hydraulic modelling you will be more than comfortable as the subject matter expert.

Allowing you to inform infrastructure planning processes and strategies is your ability to exercise sound judgement, communicate technical information and your appetite for planning for sustainable growth.

Based in Shepparton this position is full time, however a part time/flexible arrangement could be entertained for the right candidate.

A degree in a relevant engineering field combined with previous experience in the water, or similar, industry is required.

About your new role...

This role sits within a team responsible for the strategic planning of water and sewer infrastructure across Goulburn Valley Waters geographically dispersed locations.

It is an important role in the in long term planning of water and wastewater infrastructure for our service area to ensure adequate capacity and capability.

Key components of this role will see you focus on network and treatment infrastructure planning, hydraulic modelling, planning strategies and forecasting and project management.

You will be joining a multidisciplinary team who are based at the Administration Building in Fryers Street – in Shepparton’s CBD Hub, currently under an exciting new development. However, you will be afforded the ability to work flexibly, in line with GVW’s flexible working policy.

About you...
To be considered for this role you must have demonstrated the following:

  • Degree in engineering (civil, chemical, or environmental)
  • Experience in the water industry or similar, particularly in future asset planning
  • Extensive experience in hydraulic modelling and associated software
  • Understanding of water and wastewater treatment processes is desirable
  • Experience in preparing servicing assessments
  • Strong organisational, self-management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written and presentation skills
  • Highly capable in liaising with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external
  •  Strong OHS commitment and focus
  • Committed to contributing positively to your team and the organisation
  • A current driver’s licence
  • COVID-19 Vaccinated or Exemption

Where you’ll be working…

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What you'll get....
You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation with strong ties to our regional community.

  •  Classification GVW4: $91,829 – 111,084 + super (salary starting point is negotiable dependent upon relevant, qualifications, skills, and experience held)
  • A Full-Time position with the opportunity to discuss flexible working options
  • Opportunity to make a difference to the team and wider organisation and contribute to the ongoing liveability and prosperity of the region you live in.
  • Shepparton based - regional lifestyle benefits
  • 12 Rostered Days Off (RDOs) per year
  • An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices and the wellbeing of its staff including flu vaccinations, skin checks and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supportive team culture
  • Encouragement and support to pursue professional growth and development opportunities
  • Annual performance reviews that encourage recognise and reward performance
  • Flexible, diverse, and inclusive workplace


For further information on this position, please contact Regan Flanagan,  Manager Planning and Climate Resilience on 0417 617 180

Applications close 5pm Friday 7 October 2022


Please visit our website to view the position description and to apply via our online portal

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Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives


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