Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia

Senior Three Waters Engineer

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Queenstown Lakes District Council
Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
17 days ago


The Role

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for the investigation and application of technical solutions at the infrastructure-planning phase, to ensure three water infrastructure is optimised to meet the future needs of the District. The Senior 3 Waters Engineer will lead the management of initiative identified from the Three Waters Master Planning to project delivery. 

The Organisation

Employing over 500 staff in what is indisputably one of the most stunning locations in the country, Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of a dynamic community. Our services are essential to the people in our region and include infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services. 

QLDC offer;

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Regular working hours
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities
  • Relocation allowance will be considered for the right candidates
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The successful candidate will hold;
  • Relevant Bachelor of Engineering qualification 
  • 8 years’ minimum relevant experience within 3 Waters infrastructure as either Consultant, Contractor or Client
  • Proven Experience in 3 Waters infrastructure planning and project scoping
  • Knowledge and experience with the application of project management methodologies desirable (e.g. Prince2, PMBOK) 
  • Strategic infrastructure-related Business Case experience preferable
  • A strong understanding local government legislation, council practices and constraints 
  • Strong technical, analytical, verbal and reporting skills 
  • Well-developed people and communications skills and a strong customer ethos
  • Highly motivated, achievement-orientated and innovative professional

Applications close: Thursday, 23 September 2021. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58646850
  • Location:
    Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand
  • Position Title: Senior Three Waters Engineer
  • Company Name: Queenstown Lakes District Council
  • Industry: Local
  • Application Expiry Date: 23 Sep 2021
  • Job Type: Professional (Engineer, Architect, Landscape Arch, Planners, etc)
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: 100,000.00 - 110,989.00 Australian Dollars (Yearly Salary)

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