Senior Asset Engineer - Programs

Shellharbour City Council Full Time Permanent 4/08/2022

Combine your experience in capital program management with your knowledge of asset management to join a specialist team managing Council's assets.


You will be responsible for managing the Capital Works Program within Asset Planning. This involves leading a team in the scoping, client-side project management and capitalisation of capital projects as well as being responsible for the development of the annual and four-year Capital Works Program and pursuit of grant opportunities.


The role reports to the Manager Asset Planning within an innovative and energetic team that is committed to the sustainable management of Council’s $1B infrastructure portfolio for the benefit of our Community. Asset Planning is responsible for management of the infrastructure network of Shellharbour and shaping the annual $20-30M Capital Works Program.

About us: 

Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, is just 80 minutes south of Sydney and is home to almost 76,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres.  It's an area of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, set against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment. 

Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment, while striving for a great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values, has made Shellharbour City Council an employer of choice.

We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019 / 2020 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library. We were recently presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.

We offer:

Shellharbour City Council offers a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We have exciting, rewarding career opportunities and flexible working arrangements and work/life balance in a relaxed coastal lifestyle.

  • Permanent Full time position
  • 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time 
  • Commencing salary range from $91,057.20 - $96,630.56 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus 10.5% superannuation
  • May be eligible for Civil Liability Allowance
  • Great organisational culture with a strong, values led and progressive team 
  • Access to local government benefits  

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.


Contact: Ken Huckle, Asset Planning Manager on 0439 602 854

Closing date: Wednesday 17 August 2022 at 11:30pm.


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Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.


Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.