• Southern Downs Regional Council
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Water and Wastewater Engineer

  • Pin (2)Warwick QLD, Australia
  • UnionAU$37 - AU$50 Yearly
  • Group (22) Engineering

Posted : 13/05/24
Applications Close :27/05/24

About the role

The Engineer plays a critical role in the contribution to the sustainable lifecycle management of water and wastewater infrastructure assets.  This includes catchment management, water sources, water treatment, distribution and reticulation systems, wastewater collection, treatment and recycling functions.


Southern Downs Regional Council has an exciting range of water and wastewater upgrade, renewals and operational projects planned over the next few years to ensure a reliable supply of water and wastewater services to Southern Downs communities.


With 2 positions available, this is an exciting opportunity for both graduates and experienced engineers with qualification and background in Water/Civil/Mechanical or Electrical Engineering to be part of team SDRC in delivering essential services. Please review the below Position Descriptions for further detail on both of these opportunities.


Benefits of the position include:

Up to 12% superannuation

Work / Life balance with a 9-day fortnight

Health & wellbeing initiatives exclusive to Council employees

Permanent role in Local Government


To be successful in this role you will have:

Demonstrated knowledge of operation and basic maintenance of water supply and wastewater infrastructure including bores

Demonstrated knowledge and experience in engineering project/contract management

Engineering qualification

Project Engineer: RPEQ or ability to achieve registration within 12 months


Pay Level

$2,711  - $3,656 per fortnight (Level 3-6) + superannuation.

Pay rate dependent on relevant skills and experience.

In accordance with Council’s Enterprise Agreement and the relevant Award.


Permanent Full-time

Hours of Work

72.5 hours per fortnight

9 day fortnight or as negotiated

Employment Base

Warwick, Queensland

How to Apply

Access the information package at: www.sdrc.qld.gov.au or call 1300 MY SDRC (1300 697 372)

You must supply all information requested on the Vacancy Coversheet in your application.

Closing Date

9:00am, Monday 27 May 2024

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