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Senior Planning Engineer - Asset Sustainability

Position Profile Apply now Job no: 499035
Work type: Permanent
Location: All
Categories: Civil

About Seqwater

Seqwater is the Queensland Government Bulk Water Supply Authority, responsible for delivering safe, secure and cost-effective bulk water supply for over 3 million people across Southeast Queensland.

Seqwater is one of the largest water businesses with the most geographically spread and diverse asset base of any capital city water authority. Our operations extend from the New South Wales border to the base of the Toowoomba ranges.

We commit to delivering a high standard of customer service aligned to our strategic vision. We value working collaboratively with our internal & external customers to improve service delivery. 

About Your Opportunity

As the Senior Planning Engineer – Asset Sustainability, you will play a pivotal role in developing and implementing strategies to enhance the sustainability and resilience of Seqwater infrastructure assets. You will deliver high quality design and project management documents for asset sustainability capital projects. You will also ensure a thorough and effective management of transition of projects to Project Delivery team. Your skills and expertise will see you providing sound advice on asset sustainability projects to ensure a prudent and efficient delivery.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of capital projects and asset management plans including managing engineering design that prioritise sustainability initiatives and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Asset Management and Planning teams to integrate sustainability considerations into asset planning and decision-making processes.
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments of existing assets to identify opportunities for improvement in sustainability, reliability, and efficiency.
  • Oversee the procurement process for design services, including defining scope of work, assessing proposals, and reviewing vendor submissions.
  • Review and oversee service providers’ deliverables to ensure they effectively tackle key issues, offering efficient solutions that align with project goals and are completed within the agreed time and budget.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil or Structural engineering
  • Current active RPEQ registration in a discipline relevant to the position or working towards RPEQ registration and able to obtain within 12 months of commencing employment.
  • Minimum of 5 to 8 years of experience in asset management, infrastructure planning or related field
  • Proven experience in successfully implementing asset sustainability initiatives in asset intensive industries.
  • Proven experience in planning and evaluating complex infrastructure projects producing high quality planning reports, design deliverables or business cases.

This position has a salary starting at $128,257 - $140,504 dependant on experience plus 12.75 % superannuation and is a permanent full-time role.

Appointment to this role is subject to the provision of a national police check and may be subject to other medical/character requirements. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically deemed ineligible. Each application will be considered on its merits.

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If you are looking for an extraordinary career in which you can make a real impact, we'd love to hear from you!

To apply

Submit your cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role and your resume via the Apply button.

Applications close: 11:55PM AEST, Sunday 14th July 2024

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