First listed on: 13 May 2022

Project Engineer Civil/Building

Banyule City Council has an unique opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer Civil/ Building to plan, implement and supervise building and civil projects to ensure compliance with contracts, Council & industry standards and legislative requirements.


The Delivery and Asset Management Department is responsible for providing a range of services including developments and drainage, asset management policy, strategy and plans including the development of the capital works program. The Department is also responsible for the delivery of the capital works program including roads, buildings, footpaths, bridges, shared trails, drains, street furniture, line marking and the ongoing maintenance of Council’s Buildings.


About the role:

  • Liaise with all stakeholders in the identification of project scope including time, cost and quality restrictions
  • Plan and implement projects from inception to handover including the undertaking of all related procurement activities
  • Prepare specifications of work for minor projects
  • To review consultant deliverables and ensure that documentation is fit for purpose
  • Supervise contractors and administer allocated building construction and civil projects within budgets and timelines
  • Ensure that all works are carried out in accordance with plans, specifications and contract


You will have:

  • Degree or Diploma in Civil/Building Engineering or related fields
  • Proven experience working within capital works program development
  • Demonstrated experience in managing Civil/Building projects, contracts and budgets
  • Experience in leading project managers eg management of performance and development of staff
  • Skilled in the preparation and presentation of reports and submissions
  • Knowledge of OH&S, environmental, and traffic management requirements
  • Construction Industry white card & Licensed to drive vehicles up to 4.5 tonnes GCM (car license) essential 


Our Staff choose to align their career with Banyule by living the values of Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Initiative and Inclusion, strong learning and development culture and the positive way we work in partnership with the community.



  • Salary range $96,444.07 to $107,598.98 plus super
  • Permanent full time plus a monthly rostered day off
  • Ongoing learning and individual development opportunities, including health and wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible working conditions and a variety of leave arrangements
  • Greensborough office close to shops, cafes, and public transport


How to apply: 

For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, contact Mathew Deayton Capital Works Coordinator Tel: 9457 9846 for a confidential conversation.


To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.  


Applications Close 11.45pm on Friday 3 June 2022.


Banyule City Council is committed to being an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer, we value diversity and encourage people from different and diverse backgrounds to apply. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email or call 9940 4235. 

In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, this position requires you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in this recruitment, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status. 

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