Graduate Engineer

February 19, 2023
Application ends: February 12, 2025

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Job Description

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  • Based in Bannockburn, great location and an easy drive from Geelong, Ballarat and Melbourne with free onsite parking
  • Permanent full time role with opportunity to grow
  • Monthly RDO
  • Salary between $73,000-$84,000 (dependant on experience) + super

We’d love to hear from you ASAP regarding this role! To ensure we find the best candidates, applications for this role will be assessed as they are received, and the position may be filled prior to any end date advertised.

Golden Plains Shire Council provides a workplace where people matter, communities are connected, and the future is bright. We offer a future-focused culture, a sense of purpose and possibility, and real opportunities to strengthen and enrich our diverse and growing community.

To continue to deliver for our community, we are seeking a graduate Engineer to join our team.

This role will provide you the opportunity to:

  • Support Council’s Coordinator Roads and Drainage Engineering to investigate, inspect and collect data for asset management purposes.
  • Undertake design of various infrastructure projects in accordance with best practice principles and standards.
  • Prepare project briefs, cost estimates and specifications supporting survey, geotechnical investigation, design and construction appropriate for tendering.
  • Undertake administration duties associated with project management
  • Assist in project management for minor projects such as road rehabilitation, drainage, pedestrian bridges, footpath construction, bus stop installation, assessment of NHVR permits (National Heavy Vehicle Regulator) and traffic management measures such as traffic counters.
  • Assist in project documentation tasks such as Gantt charts and specification preparation for minor projects.
  • Assist with customer enquiries, requests and complaints from external customers and internal staff, providing suitable action to resolve issues.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Completed tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering
  • Experience in working in a team environment and delivering a high quality customer service experience
  • The ability to work with limited supervision and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of Australian Standards, Codes of Practice and design practices
  • Understanding of Occupational Health Safety and Risk Management principles (preferably in a civil engineering environment)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication abilities and skills
  • A high level of computer literacy and the ability to quickly learn how to operate and apply computer applications. Demonstrated experience in using “CAD” based software.