Nov 01, 2018

Project Engineer – Major Infrastructure Upgrade

  • Gippsland Water
  • Traralgon and Drouin
Contract Engineering Engineering (civil/structural) Engineering (mechanical) Government Project Management


Temporary full time position

Drouin’s population is growing rapidly and this means Gippsland Water need to expand the capacity of the existing wastewater treatment plant to meet the town’s needs. After extensive research, it was agreed that the best course of action is to build a new wastewater treatment plant. For further information about the project, please click here.

In this role you will work closely with the Senior Engineer Project Delivery and have the opportunity to provide your input and manage the planning, design, tendering, construction and commissioning phases of the upgrade to the Drouin Wastewater Treatment Plant – one of Gippsland Water’s most significant projects to date.

To be considered for this role you must have a tertiary qualification in an engineering discipline.

In addition to the above qualification, to be successful in this role you will have;

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Experience in the delivery and management of construction projects for water industry infrastructure or equivalent
  • Excellent project management skills and experience in overseeing construction to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications, quality control and safety
  • Experience writing and reviewing technical specifications and preparing contract documentation

The successful candidate will be employed on a temporary full time basis for the duration of the project that is expected to be a period of five years. As part of our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workplace, this role is open to all experienced candidates, including those seeking flexible work arrangements.

For specific enquiries relating to this position, please contact James Williamson on 03 5177 4887.

Applications close at 5 pm on Thursday 22 November 2018.

Gippsland Water is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applications from experienced women and men, people with disabilities, LGBTI, ATSI, culturally and ethnically diverse candidates to best represent and engage with communities we live and work in.

Before applying for the position applicants should read the position description and included selection criteria. All applicants need to provide a statement addressing ALL selection criteria along with a copy of your current resume to be considered for this position.

Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from being shortlisted for further progression in the recruitment process.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and a National Police Check.


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