Sep 13, 2021

Infrastructure Planning Engineer

$74,055 - $90,348 yearly
  • Goulburn Valley Water
  • Shepparton VIC, Australia
Full time Engineering Engineering (civil/structural) Urban planning/design Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment


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.

Join our organisation and play an important role in the long-term planning of water and wastewater infrastructure for our service area.

You will be responsible for developing 20-year master plans for water industry infrastructure to maintain and improve service levels and identify upgrades.

Complementing degree qualifications in Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering is your demonstrated experience in developing infrastructure policies, strategies and plans.

Previous experience in the water industry or similar is evident in your proficiencies with hydraulic modelling and associated software.

Passionate about collaboration and building key relationships with various stakeholders and through community engagement will allow you contribute to the success of the team and key strategies for the organisation and the greater community. Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of this journey.


About your new role...


Reporting to the Infrastructure Planning Coordinator, you will be the newest teammate of a team of engineers who are responsible for planning the Corporation’s water and wastewater infrastructure to ensure adequate capacity and capability.

This role will see you participate in the development and implementation of key planning strategies for the Corporation, including 20-year master plans for water and sewer networks and water and wastewater treatment facilities, undertake investigations into the servicing of new developments and customers, and assist other teams at GVW to deliver capital projects or troubleshoot operational issues.

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

Your knowledge and understanding of design and operations of water and sewer networks and water and wastewater treatment process will be valued.

Representing the community at public forums will allow your professionalism and ability to collaborate and engage effectively to be on display.

You will have 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 Civil, Environmental or Chemical Engineering  
*Previous experience in the water industry or similar, with emphasis on future asset planning
*Extensive experience in hydraulic modelling and associated software (InfoWater SA and InfoWorks ICM) is desirable
*Knowledge and understanding of design and operations of water and sewer networks and water and wastewater treatment processes is desirable
*Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable; environmental management, water resource planning and/or greenhouse gas emission reduction
*Competent project management skills
*Proven ability to engage collaboratively, influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders
*Strong interpersonal skills
 *Strong written and verbal communication skills across all levels
*Possess a drive to succeed
*Ability to work autonomously and manage your time effectively
*Get a buzz out of problem solving and thrive in a fast paced environment
*Beyond passionate about providing a positive customer experience
*High level computer, administrative and report writing skills, including knowledge of  Microsoft Office Suite
*Strong OHS commitment and focus
*A current motor vehicle licence is essential

What you'll get....
You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation.

*Classification GVW3: $74,055 - $90,348 + super (salary starting point is dependent upon relevant qualifications, skills and experience)
*Full Time
*Shepparton based - regional lifestyle benefits
*An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices
*Enjoy working with staff across GVWs multiple locations
*Strong leadership team
*Work/life balance – enjoy rostered day’s off
*Professional growth and development opportunities
*Committed to the health and wellbeing of all employees including flu vaccinations, skin checks and EAP program
*Annual performance review
*Supportive team culture
*Flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace


For further information on this position, please contact Raju Ranjit, Infrastructure Planning Coordinator – 0448 818 943

Applications close 5pm Friday 1 October 2021


Please visit our website to view the position description and to submit your application

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


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