Position Details
Transport Infrastructure Engineer
Full Time
Transport and Infrastructure
Nerang Office
City of Gold Coast Certified Agreement 2019 - Level 7 - Stream A, Division 2, Section 1
$87,471.61 to $92,592.79

To our valued community; As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 continues to impact our community and daily lives, we want to assure you that we are monitoring developments very closely and taking all appropriate action. Keeping this in mind, please be aware that our recruitment process, while going ahead as usual, may take longer than average, and we ask that you remain patient during these prolonged periods.

The Gold Coast is an outstanding global city proudly looking towards its future. We are inspired by lifestyle and driven by opportunity.

Here at City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the position

Located in the Transport and Infrastructure directorate, Transport and Traffic branch, this position requires a suitably-experienced individual with a background in civil engineering design and/or construction and/or planning. This position requires an extensive experience in the issuing and assessing of tenders for engineering consultancies and experience in the assessment of development applications, the imposition of transport infrastructure conditions and the creation of infrastructure agreements.

Key deliverables of the position:

  • Create, issue and assess tenders for the appointment of engineering consultancies in accordance with the City's procurement policy and procedures.
  • Provide high level advice in relation to development applications including prelodgement meetings, information requests and imposition of transport network conditions.
  • Interpret and provide expert advice in relation to transport infrastructure design documentation including plans, estimates and specifications.
  • Provide expert advice in relation to transport infrastructure agreements including ability to negotiate and interpret terms and implement and assess compliance of the agreement clauses.
  • Manage a number of cases simultaneously including compliance with procedures, business rules and performance measure targets.
  • Apply a high level of written and verbal communication skills and work efficiently and effectively in an autonomous environment.
  • Work in an area of high prescription and constant change.

About you

You have a background in civil engineering design and/or construction and/or town planning, have extensive experience in the issuing and assessing of tenders for engineering consultancies and experience in the assessment of development applications, the imposition of transport infrastructure conditions and the creation of infrastructure agreements along with a very high level of written and oral communication skills.

About us

Transport and Infrastructure directorate is ultimately here to deliver quality infrastructure and services that align with the broader organisation vision and purpose. The directorate consists of asset custodians, service providers and business support roles that all contribute to the overall management, delivery and maintenance of quality infrastructure and services.

  • The Transport and Traffic branch is responsible for the planning, operational management and delivery of enhancements to the City of Gold Coast's transport network. With around 150 staff across four units, the branch oversees an annual budget over $110million to deliver capital works, supporting operational projects and planning initiatives.
  • Transport and Traffic work under the strategic intent of the City of Gold Coast's Corporate Plan and implements the Gold Coast City Transport Strategy 2031. This framework seeks to ensure the city has a safe and efficient transport system which is responsive to the needs of the community and supports the achievement of economic, environmental and social objectives.
  • The branch works closely with many delivery partners, including the City's development and land use planning teams and the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads to plan and manage the transport system as 'one network'.

What We Offer

Working for the City of Gold Coast is both challenging and rewarding. You will enjoy:

  • working within a culture that promotes a healthy work life balance with 9 day fortnights and flexible working arrangements;
  • a friendly and supportive team where you will be recognised and rewarded;
  • opportunities for professional development training and study assistance to enhance your career progression;
  • a competitive remuneration plus up to 12% employer superannuation contribution and options to salary sacrifice;
  • employee gyms based at the Nerang and Bundall offices;
  • active Social Club with weekly raffles and various events throughout the year, for example weekend shopping trips, movie nights and more.

The Selection Process

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SparkHire, and a face to face interview; you may also be required to undertake psychometric testing, police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

How to Apply

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Desirable: Do you hold a General Construction Induction (white) Card? If yes, please upload a copy as an 'Identification Document'.
Essential: Do you have a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering or have demonstrated equivalent experience and knowledge in a similar role? If yes, please provide details and, if applicable, upload a copy of your qualification as an ‘Education Certificate’.
Essential: Please provide details of your high level experience in civil engineering design and/or construction.
Essential: Please provide details of your high level experience with procurement, including tenders, estimating and project and program management.
Essential: Please provide details of your experience with town planning schemes and development assessments.
Brett Bass
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