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Graduate Asset Engineer

Graduate Asset Engineer

Job Title: Graduate Asset Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: PC050121
Contact Name: Paul Cullen
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 13, 2021 11:17

Job Description

About the role: 
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Graduate Asset Engineer to join a council on a 6 month contract as an Asset Engineer within the Roads and Structural Assets team. This role will suit a graduate engineer who has a degree qualification and has technical work experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking frequent site inspections of the council structures which will include (bridges, cliffs, retaining walls, stairs/steps, seawalls, pontoons and roads).  

Key Responsibilities: 
  • To review engineering design, drawing, report in relation to roads, footpaths and structural assets by comparing against relevant Australian Standards, RMS Specifications, Austroads guide, etc. and preparing comments and recommendations.
  • Undertake site inspections throughout City’s LGA for a range of civil infrastructure assets including roads, footpaths, kerb and gutter and structures including bridges, cliffs/retaining walls, stairs/steps/ramps and passageways.
  • Assist the team in reviewing various engineering design, drawing, report in relation to the above roads, footpaths and structural assets by comparing against relevant Australian Standards, RMS Specifications.
  • Assist the Principal Engineer in ensuring that civil infrastructure constructed by developers and others meet the City’s standards.
  • Undertake technical, risk management and condition investigations of civil assets to ensure conformance with appropriate asset management plans, policies and procedures.
  • Prepare feasibility assessments, concept designs, budgeting and prioritization for assets within the teams responsibility.
Key Skills Required: 
  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering.
  • Experience in road pavement analysis and design, visual assessment of civil assets, recognition of defects and their rectification requirements.
  • Experience in inspection, prioritization and developing maintenance and renewal programs for bridges, retaining walls, maritime assets and footway assets.
  • Experience in asset management techniques including, Asset Management Systems ,condition assessment and development of short and long term Asset Management Plans.
  • Class C drivers licence.
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 (02) 9376 8200.


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