First listed on: 10 August 2022

Senior Engineer - Asset Strategy


Full Time Ongoing
Location : Phillip Island

Westernport Water Services over 17,900 customers across an area of 300 square kilometres on Phillip Island and the mainland, Westernport Water provides water and wastewater products and services to properties and communities.

We have a diversified water supply with water sourced from the catchment supplying the Candowie Reservoir via Tennant Creek, the Bass River, groundwater bores from the Corinella Aquifer and a connection to the Melbourne Water Supply. Overall, we provide wastewater services to 90% of properties that receive water.

Our organisation continues to expand, and we are looking for a Senior Engineer - Asset Strategy to join our team in Phillip Island, VIC, on a full-time basis. You'll join a supportive and enthusiastic team and be provided with initial and ongoing training for the position. You'll also have the opportunity to participate in industry conferences when appropriate.

The Senior Engineer - Asset Strategy:

  • Lead the development and implementation of an Asset Management System across Westernport Water in accordance with the Department Treasury and Finance Asset Management Accountability Framework and the principles of ISO 55000 suite of standards;
  • Technical leadership in the development and ownership of Westernport Water’s design standards and service levels;
  • Lead strategic asset management to achieve the most economical whole of life, by developing asset policies, strategies, plans and procedures across the business;

To thrive in this role, you will have a minimum of five years’ experience and a tertiary qualification in engineering. Although not required, experience and previous understanding of the public sector environment and a qualification in Engineering recognised by Engineers Australia are highly regarded.

We are looking for a strategic thinker who can approach their work and our projects and operations with a big picture and long-term perspective. As you will effectively work as part of a cross-functional team, you will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to simplify highly technical information and take the wider organisation on a journey with you.

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