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Development Engineer

Development Engineer

Job Title: Development Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: PC010521
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 03, 2021 16:46

Job Description

About the role: 
Public Sector People are currently recruiting for an experienced Development Engineer to join our local council client in Sydney. This role will be responsible for managing all engineering and public infrastructure matters relating to development applications and consents.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Establishing, and ensuring developer compliance with Council’s standards, specifications and infrastructure related conditions of development consent
  • Management of development referrals to achieve Council’s development assessment and corporate response timelines
  • Responsive management of customer requests, development referrals and/or applications for infrastructure services and associated compliance including:
    • Footpath levels for adjoining developments            
    • Development related consents under S138 of the Roads Act.
  • Effective engineering input into the development assessment process ensuring Council’s requirements for infrastructure and associated impacts are met.
  • Contributing to the development and regular review of development engineering related policies, procedures and specifications to maintain currency and relevance to Council objectives and community expectations and model industry best practice.
  • Contributing to the development and review of S94 Contribution Plans to identify needs and opportunities for improvements to Council infrastructure.
Key Skills: 
  • Tertiary qualifications in civil engineering or other appropriate discipline recognised by a relevant Australian professional institute.
  • Comprehensive experience in establishing engineering conditions of consent and successful management of development related activities impacting public infrastructure.
  • Working knowledge of Roads Act, Local Government Act and Environmental Planning & Assessment Act and associated regulations.
  • Sound experience in the design and construction of civil infrastructure.
If you meet the above criteria and are looking for your next contract opportunity please apply via the appropriate link with a CV attached.

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact Paul Cullen on 0403 242 600


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