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Senior Engineer - Infrastructure Project Systems

  • Pin (2)Shepparton, Victoria
  • UnionAU$126,008 - AU$147,849
  • Group (22) Engineering , Government , Natural Resources - Water , Wasterwater Treatment , Water Treatment

Posted : 28/06/24
Applications Close :19/07/24

Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides quality water and wastewater services to 54 towns in North Central Victoria. Our core purpose is to deliver safe, reliable, and affordable water services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

If you are looking for a role with meaning, this might just be the one for you.

Make a visible contribution developing and managing the organisations infrastructure portfolio, program and project management (PPP) initiatives.

Located in Shepparton, you will play an active role promoting a culture of infrastructure PPP best practice throughout the organisation.

A unique skillset means you are as adept at leading small teams and influencing stakeholders as you are at utilising your technical and PPP experience.

Risk management, legislation, governance and procurement regulations are not new to you and will allow your success in the role.

Sound analytical, problem solving, and communication skills are a natural strength and will be invaluable in your liaisons with stakeholders across the business.


About your new role...

An exciting role where you will manage the ongoing development of GVWs 20-year Capital Works Portfolio including having input into GVW’s Annual Corporate Plan and 5 year pricing submission.


You will work within a friendly and supported team, where your professional strengths will complement their rich skills and experience to support the delivery of key strategic programs and projects.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an organisation with an operational footprint that provides water and wastewater services to more than 50,000 households and more than 130,000 people in our region.

You will be joining a caring and supportive team who are based at the Shepparton Administration Centre in the Fryers Street CBD precinct. You will be afforded the ability to work flexibly, in line with GVW’s flexible working policy.    

About you...

Tertiary qualifications in Engineering or equivalent are complemented with demonstrated experience crafted from similar roles delivering a range of water related assets and developing project-based systems.

To be considered for this role you must have demonstrated some of the following:

·         Comprehensive understanding and demonstrated application of PPP management principles.

·         Demonstrated experience delivering a range of water related assets utilising project and contract management principles/systems.

·         Excellent leadership and team management skills, with a demonstrated ability to motivate and inspire project teams.

·         Proficiency in software systems including experience in Smartsheets and MS Project

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written and presentation skills.

·         Highly capable in liaising with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external 

·         Commitment to safety, quality and environmental sustainability in all aspects of project work

·         Committed to contributing positively to your team and the organisation.


Please note all applicants must be an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or have a visa permitting you to work in Australia and hold a current driver's licence and COVID-19 Vaccinated or Exemption.

Where you’ll be working…

Don’t take our word for the amazing liveability/lifestyle benefits of the regions we service, check out these sites to learn about where you could work and play; Greater Shepparton region, Go Seymour  Go Nagambie and Strathbogie Shire Podcasts

What you'll get....

You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation with strong ties to our regional community.


·         Classification SEO2: $126,008 - $147,849 + superannuation + private use vehicle (starting salary point is negotiable dependent upon relevant, qualifications, skills, and experience demonstrated)

·         A Full-Time position with the opportunity to discuss flexible working options.

·         Opportunity to make a difference to the team and wider organisation and contribute to the ongoing liveability and prosperity of the region you live in.

·         Shepparton based - regional lifestyle benefits.

·         An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices and the wellbeing of its staff including flu vaccinations, skin checks and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

·         Supportive team culture

·         Encouragement and support to pursue professional growth and development opportunities.

·         Annual performance reviews that encourage recognise and reward performance.

·         Flexible, diverse, and inclusive workplace


 For further information on this position, please contact Alan Tyson, Manager Asset & Project Delivery on

0418 566 906

Applications close 5pm Friday 19 July 2024


Please visit our website to view position description and to apply via our online portal.

*Please note, when you click the apply button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment related questions. You will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, and address key selection criteria when prompted

Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives


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