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Senior Engineering Technical Officer


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City of Port Lincoln - Port Lincoln

Are you ready to dive into a new career within one of South Australia’s coastal and seafood hotspots, Port Lincoln? 

  • Outstanding career opportunity
  • Make a positive impact working on high-profile Council projects
  • Progressive Council offering a true work/life balance

Why the City of Port Lincoln?

The jewel of the Eyre Peninsula, Port Lincoln is positioned adjacent the pristine waters of Boston Bay. With a population of almost 16,000, Port Lincoln is the regional centre for the Lower Eyre Peninsula and continues to grow within the agriculture, fishing, and tourism industries. Port Lincoln is an accessible and rewarding place to live, work and grow. City of Port Lincoln is a medium sized Council with approximately 75 employees that work harmoniously together to ensure Council delivers friendly and efficient services to the residents of Port Lincoln.

Does this sound like you?

Find yourself a new career and lifestyle!

The City of Port Lincoln’s is seeking a suitably experienced and motivated professional to fill the position of Senior Engineering Technical Officer. Working to support the Manager Civil Assets and Operations and Manager Open Space, this role is responsible for the effective and efficient design and delivery of public infrastructure projects including new developments, civil works, landscape construction and major maintenance and renewal projects.

The Senior Engineering Technical Officer is responsible for providing quality technical advice to Council, incorporating project investigation and management, contract management, survey and design functions, and engineering advice in a Local Government environment.

This includes, but is not limited to, project investigation and design, asset renewal, development compliance and general technical advice in a Local Government environment.

Will this work motivate you and get you out of bed each morning?

  • Provide high quality engineering and technical advice to support the success of Council projects, plans and deliverables.
  • Coordinate engineering surveys and design for infrastructure renewal, maintenance and upgrade projects.
  • Oversee the consultation processes for Council relating to community infrastructure projects.
  • Provide advice and recommendations on Development Applications

This is what you’ll have in your personal toolkit:

  • Experience in some, or all elements related to civil engineering or traffic engineering, construction, asset management, or other related discipline in a Local Government context.
  • Experience and working knowledge of survey and design processes.
  • Highly developed project management experience.
  • Extensive experience in providing professional and/or specialist technical services.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, influencing and negotiating ability within a complex technical work environment.
  • Demonstrated superior communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to participate in technical discussions, resolve problems, explain policy, reconcile viewpoints and present reports to Council.
  • Sound decision making skills, the ability to plan and prioritise competing demands, confidence in resolving conflict, and exceptional attention to detail and quality focus.

Please refer to the Position Description for further skills, knowledge, experience and performance indicators.

What’s in it for you?

  • Join a progressive Council offering work and lifestyle balance
  • Excellent career opportunity and high-impact role
  • Supportive leadership team with inspiring CEO
  • Opportunity to have a real impact in a hands-on high deliverable role

Sound like you?

If you answered YES, please click the apply now button and submit your application with the following:

  • Cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and passion aligns with the role advertised.
  • A current CV

Applications close at 9:00am, Friday 8 July 2022.

Looking for more info?

Please contact Nicole Selth, Senior Partner BespokeHR - 0413 319 171 for a confidential discussion about the position.

Candidate Note: We will provide regular progress updates on the recruitment process via email sent from our Expr3ss recruitment system. If you have not seen any updates within 2-weeks, please check your junk mail first prior to contacting us directly.

Recruiters and Candidates. Please do not send details directly to the client. The client has engaged BespokeHR to assist solely with this position. If you or any of your potential candidates wish to apply, please do so via the apply button.

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Job details
Date posted
1 Jul 2022
Software Engineering
$97k ~ $100k
Job mode
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