Jobs Board

The Victorian water industry offers employees exceptional challenges, leadership opportunities and the many possibilities to provide liveability services to the Victorian community. Our industry is committed to inspiring and encouraging each other to explore innovation and excel in your field.

Below we have listed a snapshot of current senior opportunities from across the Victorian water sector.
For more details or to apply, please follow the links supplied.

Senior Engineer - Asset Strategy, Planning & Performance

The Senior Engineer - Asset Strategy, Planning & Performance will lead the development of long term asset management strategies, plans, monitoring, analysis, reporting and improving asset performance and the development and adherence to technical standards.

Key skills and experience

  • A tertiary qualification in engineering leading to admission to the Institute of Engineers (Australia) for professionally qualified engineers
  • Substantial experience (at least 10 years) in asset strategy & planning, asset management systems and asset management information systems within the Water Industry
  • Demonstrated experience in development and implementation of an Asset Management System in accordance with the Victorian Department of Treasury and Finance Asset Management
  • Accountability Framework and the principles of ISO 55000 suite of standards
  • Demonstrated ability to provide expert strategic decisions, advice and direction in relation to asset management with the skills to influence, and explain complex concepts in a simple format
  • Demonstrated ability to identify asset optimisation opportunities and implement change management processes that influence and dictate ongoing business behaviours.

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Applications close 13 December 2021

Manager Major Infrastructure Projects

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to lead Gippsland Waters’ major infrastructure Projects for the Assets’ team. The Manager Major Infrastructure Projects will lead and direct highly technical and specialist engineering staff and consultants to ensure Gippsland Waters major infrastructure projects are well planned and the delivered infrastructure is safe to operate and works well at handover to our operators.

You will assist in reviewing long term asset strategy, investigate and interrogate concepts, and proposed major infrastructure solutions to ensure they reflect best value for customers, with consideration of internal and external drivers.

You will have demonstrated experience in project management of major projects and applying project management and risk management principles. You will also have an understanding of multi-disciplinary engineering principles, and commercial skills including determining procurement approaches, contract development, tendering, contract management, and governance reporting.

This role requires working collaboratively across leadership groups. The role is an important contributor to our strategic objective of business sustainability.

Key skills and experience

  • Bachelor in Engineering
  • Leadership capabilities to support the delivery of major infrastructure
  • Technical skills and knowledge to deliver major infrastructure projects resulting in value for customers/stakeholders
  • Experience in Project Management principles to add value to major infrastructure projects
  • Commercial acumen and experience in contract management, procurement strategies and contract preparation
  • Outstanding verbal communication skills with the ability to tailor presentations to a wide range of audiences
  • A calm and measured approach to complex, high risk, high value projects that involve significant governance and reporting

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Applications close 13 December 2021

Senior Project Engineer

The Senior Project Engineer will provide support to the Capital Program Delivery Manager and act as one of EGW's lead project managers for the successful delivery of allocated projects, new schemes, land development, and whole-of-life-cycle Price Determination major projects from planning, design, and contract management through to acceptance of infrastructure assets.

The successful candidate will manage a small team responsible for the delivery of allocated projects, providing engineering/technical support including the review and oversight of technical designs, reports, contracts and specifications. The role will engage with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate and coordinate the procurement of consultants and contractors in accordance with EGW and State Government policies and procedures.

Key skills and experience

  • Leadership experience and technical capability in delivering whole of life cycle engineering projects
  • Ability to effectively engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Technical experience to enable you to provide oversight to engineering consultants and contractors
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, engineering design, contract management, construction superintending and leadership are essential to this role

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Applications close 5 December 2021

Operations & Maintenance - Central

You will be part of a small team, in a great outdoor location, assisting with looking after the Corporation’s Central water and wastewater reticulation system and associated facilities. Your daily tasks will include assisting with preventative and routine maintenance, operation of existing treatment systems, construction of new works, ensuring we meet expectations of delivering quality water and wastewater services to our customers.

You will also have administrative tasks to complete regularly and be responsive to our customers queries and service complaints.

Key skills and experience

  • Minimum Year 11 education or appropriate trade qualification
  • HR Truck Licence (desirable)
  • Qualified Backhoe Operator (not essential)
  • Good understanding of hydraulics and mechanical plant
  • Demonstrated commitment, ability and experience in resolving customer enquiries whilst providing a strong customer focus
  • Physically capable of undertaking tasks in relation to the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems
  • Experience working as part of a on call/roster
  • Strong OHS commitment and focus
  • Experience in the plumbing, water, or allied service industry (not essential)
  • Committed to contributing positively to your team and the organisation
  • Ability to work effectively, or learn quickly, with computer-based technology
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organisational, self-management and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable, hands on and enjoy working outdoors and in all elements
  • A current drivers licence.

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Applications close 19 February 2022

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