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497713 Infrastructure Planning Permanent Full Time Engineering


As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 1900 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 469,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

About our opportunity

This is a great opportunity for an engineer passionate about contemporary integrated transport infrastructure design to join our team and work on projects that really benefit the community.

As a Principal in our team you will provide expert engineering input into the development and delivery of the design of integrated transport infrastructure programs and projects to meet the needs of the region.

You will assist with the preparation of concept sketches and design briefs, and provide feedback on civil engineering design plans to ensure compliance with relevant standards and guidelines, whilst also being context sensitive, fit for purpose and provide value for money for the community.

Some of the projects our team is currently working on include:

  • Youngs Crossing Road Bridge and Road Project (link)
  • Old Gympie Road Corridor Upgrade (link)
  • Alma Road Rail Underpass Upgrade (link)
  • Caboolture River Road Upgrade (link)

About you

We are seeking an engineer experienced in integrated transport engineering!

You will be ready to take on your next challenge and make a real difference, seeing the finished results really benefit the Moreton Bay community.

A natural communicator, you will quickly build quality working relationships, negotiate conflicting priorities, and prepare and present accurate and succinct complex technical reports and proposals to various internal and external stakeholders. With a comprehensive knowledge of best practice integrated transport design principals and relevant standards, you will quickly become a valuable member of our team.

You will ideally hold a relevant degree in a field such as Civil Engineering, and hold (or be eligible and willing to obtain) RPEQ and Senior Road Safety Auditor registrations.

The Details

Term: Permanent Full Time

Award/Level:  Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 7 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Location: Strathpine

  • $100,381pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • 9 day fortnight


Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.
  • Flexibility at MBRC depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

Position Description

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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.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

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