Senior Engineer - Electrical Assets

City of Sydney Full Time Permanent 15/09/2022

Division: City Services 

Unit: City Infrastructure & Traffic Operations (CITO)  
Section: Technical Services 
Salary: AUD $111,408.00 - $126,614.00 per annum plus Superannuation 

Employment status: Permanent 

Employment arrangement: Full Time

Location: Sydney CBD 

Option to work under a 19-day month arrangement


The City of Sydney’s Technical Services team is seeking experienced, highly skilled and motivated engineers to apply asset management best practice to the City’s network of electrical and lighting assets, including asset condition assessment, data management and developing maintenance, renewal and additions programs.


The position’s responsibilities include developing and applying technical standards, policies and strategies, providing specialist technical support to internal and external stakeholders to ensure best practice in the delivery of public domain lighting services to the community. 


The role ensures that the design, implementation and management of public domain lighting schemes, and associated electrical and lighting infrastructure is consistent with the City’s standards, Sustainable Sydney 2030-2050 - Continuing the Vision and for the asset management of a world class infrastructure asset portfolio.


Using your highly developed interpersonal skills and experience you will be responsible for:


  • technical leadership in the management of the City’s electrical and lighting network asset base through the provision of technical expertise and the development and implementation of electrical and lighting standards, policies and strategies to ensure best practice in the delivery of public domain lighting services to the community
  • management of the City’s lighting and electrical assets, including condition assessment, scoping of projects, preparing maintenance and renewal programs and ensuring assets are constructed and handed over in accordance with the City’s requirements and recorded in the City’s assets and GIS systems
  • investigating public domain electrical and lighting issues and preparation of technical reports and recommendations on appropriate actions
  • assessing projects by internal and external customers and providing advice to ensure that the City’s standards, policies and objectives are met
  • providing professional advice to internal and external customers, and to the position supervisor, in a manner that is timely, accurate, complete and demonstrates good judgment. 


To be successful in this role you will need tertiary qualifications in Electrical Engineering or related field. You will also have relevant experience in public domain lighting principles and public authority electrical and lighting infrastructure management.


Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City might be the right career move for you.


To apply: Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.


This role will require a pre-employment health declaration.


The City of Sydney has mandated vaccination for all employees. The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 vaccination.


Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.


Applications must be made online via the City’s website by 11.59pm, Tuesday 4 October 2022.


For further information contact: Frank Morosin, Principal Engineer - Electrical and Furniture Assets on 02 9246 7226.


Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council. 


We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and value diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage all applicants, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council.


The City will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 02 9265 9333 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email or phone).