Senior Civil Infrastructure Engineer

City of Ryde Full Time Permanent 24/05/2023
  • Monitor, Plan and Deliver Council's Infrastructure Assets
  • Hybrid work environment | Leaseback Vehicle
  • Employer of Choice | RDO every 3 weeks
About Us

The City of Ryde was recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Business Awards and is home to Macquarie Park which is poised to become the fourth largest GDP producing centre in Australia by 2036. We also enjoy pristine riverfronts and bushland, world-class hospitals, and a leading University. Importantly, we are home to over 13,000 businesses and around 130,000 hard-working, compassionate, and enterprising people, who rightly expect their Council to support their hopes and aspirations. With a diverse multicultural population, and the rapid growth of millennials and young professionals - by far our single largest demographic - we know our community is looking to our Council for authentic and strategic leadership to ensure the Ryde community continues to be provided with lifestyle and opportunity at their doorstep.

About the Role

Join the City of Ryde and use your engineering and asset planning expertise in a role that offers professional challenges, immense satisfaction, and exposure to a wide range of asset management and engineering practices. As a key member of our engineering team, you will play a crucial role in delivering Council's infrastructure renewal and refurbishment program. From roads to stormwater systems, your technical advice will ensure the functionality, safety, and sustainability of vital civil infrastructure assets. Additionally, you'll have the responsibility of preparing Council's Four-Year Delivery Plan for the civil infrastructure program. This is an exceptional opportunity to make a lasting impact while expanding your skillset in a dynamic environment.

A salary range negotiable from $114,000 p.a. + 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance + Leaseback Vehicle + Superannuation, dependent on your experience and qualifications.

About You
  • Be a qualified Civil Engineer with a degree recognised by Engineers Australia.
  • Strong experience overseeing the construction, design, and maintenance of civil and pavement infrastructure assets.
  • Experience and understanding of road pavement investigations and designs.
  • Sound technical knowledge of road design, road construction, infrastructure asset management, road marking, and survey procedures.
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with experience negotiating with community groups and various infrastructure stakeholders.
  • Experience in scoping of projects, briefing and managing consultants. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Current drivers' licence.
Please note: In line with Council's COVIDSafe Workplace Policy & Procedure all staff are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Culture & Benefits
  • Hybrid work from home and office arrangements available
  • Flexibility regarding start and finish times to suit your lifestyle
  • Enjoy a rostered day off approximately every 3 weeks
  • Long service leave after 5 years, then accrued monthly
  • 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • 3 extra grant days at Christmas to ensure you have time to enjoy the holiday
  • Annual performance reviews and Award increases
  • Opportunity to sign up as a fitness passport member
  • Various health & well-being initiatives (i.e. flu vaccinations, skin checks, etc.)
How to apply

We have a two stage interview process. The first stage of the interview process is the completion of online questions. Please ensure you give full answers, showcasing your abilities and experience. Your answers, in conjunction with your resume, will determine if you are invited to an interview.

Please note you do not need a "password" to use our on-line application system, however you have the option save and return to your application prior to the closing date. In addition to answering the online questions, this position requires you to attach your Resume to complete the application process. Please note, you are not required to submit a cover letter or a statement addressing selection criteria.

Closing Date: Monday 12 June 2023 at 11:30pm

If you would like to know more, please see the Position Description or contact Chaitanya Tadikonda, Senior Coordinator Infrastructure Services on 0434 888 947 for a confidential discussion
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