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497203 Engin, Construct & Maint Permanent Full Time Engineering and Project management

Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The role

Your responsibilities will include acting as a point of contact for project management and construction management matters, managing the delivery of infrastructure projects, coordinating design projects, liaising with internal and external parties such as providers, consultants, contractors and other project stakeholders, undertaking engineering assessments, inspections and investigations throughout the contract period and reporting on project and construction issues. 


To be successful in this role you must possess demonstrated relevant experience in a similar role, demonstrated ability to understand tender documents, design drawings, specifications, schedules and contracts regarding relevant construction standards and Australian standards, a degree in Civil Engineering recognised by Engineers Australia, a current C class drivers license and a Construction Induction Card or willingness to obtain. 


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.


Term: Permanent Full Time

Location: Strathpine

Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Remuneration: $82,484 pa + super (72.5 hour fortnight) 


Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Applications close 11:55pm Tuesday 26th January 2021

Role Description

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Applicants that do not hold the qualification outlined in the role description are encouraged to apply if they have an equivalent level of expertise and experience to undertake the range of activities required for this role.

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Careers team at 

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