Senior Development Engineer

Job Title: Senior Development Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cessnock
Reference: BBBH17320_1519622052
Contact Name: Chris Anderson
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2018 16:14

Job Description

  • Lower Hunter Valley
  • Local Government role
  • Attractive salary and vehicle

Our client, a local Hunter Valley Council is seeking a Senior Development Engineer to join their team in this newly created role. The ideal candidate will be a highly experienced and dynamic senior engineer who will contribute to providing professional advice relating to development and subdivisions within the Council area.

The primary functions of this role are:

  • Assess Development Applications, Section 96 and 82A Applications; and assess and determine Civil Construction Certificates, Subdivision Certificates and S.138 Road Act Applications.
  • Provide detailed written and verbal advice regarding engineering assessment and Council's plans and policies.
  • Inspect and ensure compliance of civil works undertaken by developers.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Degree qualifications in civil engineering, or other relevant tertiary qualifications.
  • Sound working knowledge of on-site stormwater detention, hydrology and hydraulics, flooding, road and drainage design, traffic engineering, and geotechnical principles.
  • Relevant experience in development and subdivision assessment including the interpretation of related controls, legislation and policies.
  • A thorough understanding of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Local Government Act 1993, Roads Act 1993, and associated Regulations.

This is a permanent position, applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this position is available to commence soon. For a confidential discussion, please call Chris Anderson on (02) 4929 1666 or apply now.

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