Development Engineer (Technical)

The purpose of this 6 month contract role is to undertake Development Application assessments relating to engineering matters and to ensure that a high level of customer service to internal and external clients is maintained at all times.

Essential Criteria:
  • Degree in Engineering from an Australian University or equivalent verified by Engineers Australia.
  • Assessment, compliance (including inspections) and processing of subdivision and development applications, construction certificates and associated engineering plans, with respect to engineering issues and in accordance with Council’s standards, and policies.
  • The position requires a thorough understanding and competence in the following knowledge areas in order to solve day to day problems:
  • Design and construction of engineering works (e.g. hydraulic, geometric, formwork, vehicular crossings, road pavement, stormwater drainage systems, compaction, subgrade stability, erosion and sediment control).
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience in writing correspondence and reports in a business environment
  • Knowledge of standards, guidelines, legislations and regulations (including Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and Conveyancing Act 1919) which relate to road design, stormwater, traffic, parking, transport and road safety.
  • Knowledge of engineering surveying and the use of Total Station and general survey equipment.
  • Current class “C” drivers licence.

Desirable Criteria:
  • At least 2 years working experience in the local public or private sector in the areas described in the essential criteria.
  • Knowledge of general civil engineering including mechanical plant requirements, brick paving design and construction and decorative concrete finishes.
  • Extensive experience in database management, administration duties, office management and accounts payable / receivable.
  • Understanding of Local Government Legislation
  • Understanding of Water Quality Controls
Please submit your resume in word format along with a copy of your degree. If you degree is from overseas  attach yopur letter from Engineers Australia. 

Call Michael Knight on 0432 795163 to discuss. 
Sydney (Merrylands)
Michael Knight