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Drainage Development Engineer

Drainage Development Engineer

Job Title: Drainage Development Engineer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Start Date: 07/02/2022
Reference: 0501 CC
Contact Name: Chris Castellano
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2022 10:01

Job Description

Public Sector People are working closely with a council in Melbourne’s Northern Suburbs to recruit a Band 6 level Drainage Development Engineer.

You will be responsible for assisting with engineering services enquiries, assessing proposals, and assisting with drainage inspections and investigations. This will be a contract role for just over 3 months, starting in early February with the possibility of starting earlier.
The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and motivated to provide a high level of service to customers and the community and will possess the ability to liaise with, influence and negotiate to achieve optimal outcomes in the best interest of Council and the community.

Responsibilities and Experience for this role:
  • Assess stormwater proposals as part of development applications, including onsite stormwater detention system assessments, outfall drainage design and right of way designs
  • Manage consultants to ensure Council capital works designs are completed in a timely manner
  • Assist in engineering services general enquiries including legal point of discharge enquiries
  • Review and report on the drainage online application submissions
  • Assist with construction surveillance inspections and drainage investigation  
  The ideal candidate will have:
  • A degree in Civil Engineering or relevant experience/qualifications
  • Experience in Victorian Local Government
  • A solid understanding of local government policies, procedures, and legislation
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of the approval process of development works
  • Victorian drivers licence
If you would like to discuss this role in more detail or discuss other Civil Engineering opportunities within Local Government, please contact:

Chris Castellano

T: (03) 8535 3111

Alternatively, you can apply online by following the link below.

All communication will be strictly confidential.