Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-61094
  • LocationCoffs Harbour
  • SalaryCareer development opportunities & flexible work arrangements
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted20 days ago
  • ConsultantJo Ellerman
Whether you're looking for a change of scenery or a new adventure, this is an opportunity to join a team of dedicated professionals to make a real and valuable contribution to the community here in the lovely Mid North Coast region! As one of Australia's largest and leading human resource and consultancy agencies, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of Unleashing Potential in both people and companies.

We have partnered with the Forestry Corporation, an organisation that manages environmental sustainability, tourism, and renewable timber production in NSW’ state owned commercial native and plantation forests to find a Forest Engineer to join their team in a full-time, three-year contract.

About the Role
The role is responsible for providing authoritative advice and support in relation to the planning, design and management of road, quarry and infrastructure repair and maintenance works, as well as developing, reviewing, and implementing strategies to ensure that the corporation achieves relevant compliance, manages risk, and optimises outcomes.

Reporting to the Manager Forest Infrastructure the role employs sound leadership, financial, operational and safety principles to maintain best practice methodologies in a complex corporate, legislative, and regulatory environment. This role will also collaborate and align with internal and external stakeholders to achieve efficient outcomes with consideration of the wider group's strategies.

About You
To be successful in this role you will need to be an adept and motivated individual with a strong innovative spirit. You will possess appropriate tertiary engineering qualifications with proven ability to work independently at a senior level. Your expert knowledge and significant relevant experience, preferably in a rural context and supported by knowledge of a range of land management functions relating to road usage and infrastructure repairs will be key to your success in this role.

The successful applicant will have outstanding personal attributes including personal drive and integrity, excellent written, verbal communication, and consultation skills and sound knowledge and experience in tender management as well as,

• Experience in running tenders and procurement of contractors and materials for road and infrastructure repair and upgrade.
• Experience in working with legislation related to roads, quarries and infrastructure.
• Experience with asset management and quality control.
• Demonstrated continuous improvement and customer service focus.
• Sound knowledge and experience in the use of relevant technologies, techniques, and systems.
• Capacity and willingness to undertake firefighting, and travel (mainly driving), and to maintain sufficient fitness for the job.
• Current drivers’ licence, willingness, and availability to undertake overnight travel.

The Company
By joining the team, you will evolve within a dynamic and welcoming organisation who are committed to creating a diverse environment and are focused on empowering their people to use their creativity, authenticity, and innovative thinking to be the champions of change now and into the future. That is why no matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for the job that’s right for you. The aim is to have a workforce that reflects the diverse communities in which we work and so we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

How to Apply
If this position will enhance your career and you would like further details on the role, please upload your resume to the “apply now’ or call Jo Ellerman on (02) 66919106. Email