Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-142222
  • LocationRockhampton
  • SalaryCompetitive remuneration package
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted2 months ago
  • ConsultantAnna Dziopa
Chandler Macleod is proud to partner with Rockhampton Regional Council to source a motivated and experienced RPEQ Engineer with a background in Waste and Recycling.

About Rockhampton Regional Council:
Rockhampton has 35.7% of Central Queensland’s population. It is a city that is driven to solidify its reputation as a place where achieving work/life balance is not just an ambition but a reality.

Rockhampton is the perfect place to grow a family, build a career and lead a full life. It’s somewhere you can learn, explore, enjoy, thrive, connect, and most importantly, it’s somewhere to belong. The city boasts affordable housing, quality education, high level health care, a thriving arts and culture scene and is a sports and recreation hotspot. Rockhampton’s central location provides easy access to the countries major centres and is an hour’s drive away from the Southern Great Barrier Reef.

Rockhampton Regional Council offers its employees a balance of rewarding roles, career development opportunities, a commitment to providing a healthy and safe work environment and has a value driven culture.

All employees work towards making our community, a place in which we want to live, work, learn, play, and invest. Council’s values underpin the strong driven culture which is critical to providing a high level of service to our community

The Role
In this role you will oversee the strategic development of the Lakes Creek Road Landfill and other Waste Facilities and play a pivotal role in the delivery of capital projects and asset maintenance, whilst providing engineering asset maintenance support to the Rockhampton Regional Waste and Recycling Section.
You will have a successful track record leading the development, planning and delivery of complex capital works projects, preferably in a waste or related industry, enabling you to ensure projects are completed in accordance with budget, best practice standards and within prescribed timeframes.
You will also identify opportunities and initiatives to drive change and improvement in Council’s response to waste management services and provide high level civil and geotechnical engineering advice.

To be successful you will have:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant subject area or equivalent
  • Certification as a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ)
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing asset maintenance plans, programmes and budgets
  • Knowledge of design, construction, operations and maintenance of infrastructure assets and waste infrastructure
  • Extensive experience in project management, contract administration and supervision of consultants
  • Demonstrated experience in applying Occupational Health Safety and Risk Management principles (preferably in a civil engineering environment) and fostering an OHS culture
Please consider the full position description and tailor your resume to outline your suitability.

Benefits of working for Council include:
  • A large employer with a strong value driven culture
  • Flexible work arrangements to empower you to achieve better life/work balance
  • Learning and development opportunities to support your career interests
  • Corporate membership discounts
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • An active social club
As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

How to apply:  Click on the 'Apply' button to complete your online application.  Please upload your current resume and cover letter (of no more than two pages) that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.
*** Please note the successful candidate in the role will be required to undertake a Federal Police Check and a Pre-Employment Check***

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, disability and culturally and linguistics candidates are also encouraged to apply.

For application queries, please contact stating the job reference number in the subject line.