Skip to main content

Design Engineer

Wonthaggi VIC, Australia
Sunday 21st July 2019
$84,770.29 - $92,311.25 plus superannuation
  • Great career & Leadership opportunities
  • Flexible working and great employee benefits
  • Permanent Full Time
  • $84,770.29 - $92,311.25 plus superannuation

As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Victoria, Bass Coast Shire Council offers you an opportunity to develop your career in a challenging and exciting working environment.

To support our growth, we are looking for a Design Engineer to join our Civil Design team, within council’s Infrastructure Delivery division.

You will be required to investigate, prepare, develop and manage engineering designs using civil design programs (12D Model) and computer aided drafting for projects such as rural and urban roads, footpaths, stormwater drainage systems and buildings.

Key responsibilities of the role include;

  • Ensure the completion of detailed plans and engineering designs, using civil design programs and computer aided drafting, cost estimates and specifications for allocated projects in accordance with current engineering practices, standards, codes of practice and design briefs,
  • project manage the delivery of assigned municipal civil engineering infrastructure and building works, and
  • provide technical advice to both internal and external stakeholders.

It is expected that you will have strong project management experience to help the delivery of assigned municipal civil engineering and building works.

To be successful in this role it is desired that you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in the gathering of survey data and subsequent development of detailed engineering and building designs,
  • Ability to interpret and review engineering and building construction plans, and
  • Sound oral and written communication skills.

Join us and be part of a growing, constructive culture. We offer flexible working arrangements, work-life balance, leadership opportunities and excellent team work.

Applicants must address the key selection criteria, and attach a cover letter and resume.

For more details on this position you can download the Position Description or contact Craig Dinsdale, Coordinator Civil Design on 1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2259.

Applications close Sunday, 21 July 2019

Apply Online

Please complete the fields below

Is your Postal address the same as the address above? *


Supporting documentation

Applicants must address the key selection criteria (found in the position description), and attach a cover letter and resume.
Please upload documents in Word of PDF format.


Equal Employment Opportunity

At Bass Coast Shire we value the right of every employee, councillor, contractor, volunteer, and customer to be treated with respect, dignity, and courtesy.

We do not tolerate any forms of:

  • bullying
  • harassment
  • discrimination
  • threatening behaviour
  • sexual harassment
  • equal opportunity breaches

Council is committed to providing a workplace that provides fair and equal opportunity to all in accordance with equal opportunity principles.

Are you a current Bass Coast Shire Council employee? *
Have you ever worked for Bass Coast Shire Council? *


Occupational Health and Safety

At Bass Coast Shire Council we are committed to providing a workplace where health, safety, and prevention of injuries are everyone's responsibility.

With this in mind, please complete the next questions truthfully and in full.

I have read the position description in full and understand the inherent physical requirements for the position I am applying for:
Have you suffered an injury or illness which you know or which you could reasonably be expected to have foreseen, may be affected by the nature of the work for which you are applying as outlined in the Position Description? *
Are you willing to undergo any pre-employment assessment deemed necessary for the position - this can include but is not limited to, police check, medical check, working with children check? *


I declare that the information provided in this application is, to the best of my knowledge, true and correct. I understand that my failure to fully disclose a pre-existing injury or illness may lead to my employment being terminated.

I understand that if I fail to disclose a pre-existing injury or illness, and that condition reoccurs or worsens, I may not be entitled to WorkCover compensation for this condition, in accordance with the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation & Compensation Act 2013 (section 41). I understand that should I make any other false declarations in this application, that this may also lead to disciplinary action, which may include instant dismissal and/or prosecution for any relevant offence.


This Personal Information is held in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (Vic) Principles.