Principal Design Engineer - Water & Wastewater

Job title : Principal Design Engineer - Water & Wastewater
Location : Brisbane
Job reference : 1087670
About the Organisation
Redland City Council is a progressive local government organisation, situated on the naturally wonderful Redlands Coast near Brisbane, home to the crystal blue waters of Southern Moreton Bay with 335km of coastline, beautiful hinterland and coastal villages. The region enjoys a strong heritage, connections to the oldest living culture on Earth, with island gems just a short hop from Brisbane. With a current population over 150,000 and strong population growth forecasts, the Council is forward thinking, engaged and focussed on enriching community lifestyles operating under the four principles of sustainability of balancing decisions through consideration of environmental, community, economic and governance impacts.

About the Position
Reporting to the Service Manager – Design & Technical Services, this key role will lead and manage the Water and Wastewater Design Services team and be responsible for the effectively delivery of design projects across water and wastewater infrastructure in the Redlands. It will be responsible for the management and development of consultant and contractor briefs and tender design packages, reviewing designs and ensuring they are fit for the Council’s needs. This position will develop, review, manage and deliver concept plans, detail designs, tender and construction documentation, technical specifications and cost estimates for complex engineering projects across water and wastewater. It will also provide expert specialist advice across other multi-disciplinary teams to support organisational projects.

About the Person
We are seeking an experienced, practical and forward thinking senior engineering professional who can bring a strong understanding of, and experience with, municipal water and wastewater infrastructure. You will be an accomplished design project manager and leader, able to mentor a small team and coordinate external consultants whilst also being adept at working with a wide range of other internal and external stakeholders. You will hold relevant qualifications in Civil or Mechanical Engineering and also hold RPEQ status.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis on 0439 817 992 or