Position Details

Reference Number 14723
Position Title Technical Officer Engineering
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Whitsunday Region
Place Of Work Proserpine
Award Classification Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award – 2017 - Federal Award Level 6
Salary $80,000.00 to $85,000.00
Roster 9 day fortnight
Position Summary

Technical Officer Engineering

Permanent Full Time
9 Day Fortnight

$80,000 to $85,000 p/a

The Whitsunday Regional Council is situated at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.  The region encompasses the 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands, the coastal towns of Cannonvale, Airlie Beach, Jubilee Pocket, Shute Harbour and Bowen along with the rural towns of Proserpine and Collinsville.  The Whitsunday region offers a dynamic environment and is perfectly placed to live, work, play and invest.


An exciting opportunity exists within our Engineering Services Directorate for a Technical Officer Engineering.  Reporting to the Coordinator Capital Project Delivery we are looking for an experienced individual to assist with the completion of detailed engineering designs and provision of technical engineering advice regarding the delivery of civil works projects.


As the Technical Officer Engineering you will be responsible for

  • Project manage capital works including concept design, detailed design and drafting, tendering, contract administration and capitalisation.
  • Prepare budget estimates for construction projects and job costing estimations, ensuring progress of budget estimates are communicated to the Coordinator Capital Project Delivery and Executive Manager Roads & Drainage.

With the necessary experience and qualifications you will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a high attention to detail and accuracy.  You will be an excellent team contributor and motivated to complete tasks on time.



  • C Class 'Manual' Drivers Licence
  • Associate Degree in Civil Engineering or similar
  • Qld Construction White Card
  • Training and demonstrated experience using AutoCAD, 12D and applicable standards such as Austroads, MUTCD and QUDM


To submit your application online, click on ‘APPLY’ below:


Council practices Equal Employment Opportunities and Workplace Health and Safety Principles


Selection Criteria Essential: Do you hold a current "C" Class Manual Drivers Licence?
Essential: Do you possess an Associate Degree in Civil Engineering or similar?
Essential: Do you possess a Construction Safety Induction (White card)?
Essential: Demonstrated experience using AutoCAD, 12D and applicable standards such as Austroads, MUTCD and QUDM? Please detail.
Desirable: Do you have experience in project management, contract administration, surveying, writing of technical specifications and briefs? Please detail.
Contact Person Human Resources
Contact Number 0747613622
Closing Date 26/05/2019
Position Description
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