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Reference Number 13135
Position Title Graduate - Civil Engineer
Employment Type Fixed Term Full Time
Location Martyn Street Depot
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 2.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 5.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Graduate Civil Engineer  WS3185

Position Status: Full-Time Fixed-Term Contract to February 2023

Salary: $58,536.24 - $81,529.17 pro-rata per annum

Location: Martyn Street Depot, 158a Martyn Street, Cairns 

Reference Number: 13135

Close Date: Monday 24 February 2020 

Don't miss your opportunity to snap up a fantastic graduate role working in our Capital Projects Delivery team in the tropical city of Cairns.

In this role you will undertake project work under RPEQ supervision to develop your skills as a project manager undertaking a diverse range of projects.

The role offers formal and informal training and support to assist you to progress to becoming a registered professional engineer of Queensland.    

If you are a graduate engineer that enjoys a real challenge and have a strong interest in delivering projects for the local community then this is the role for you.

  • Fulfilling Infrastructure Project Work
  • Training opportunities towards RPEQ status Fulfilling Infrastructure Project Work
  • 9 Day Fortnight and 5 Weeks annual leave

To be successful in this role you must have:- 

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering recognised by Engineers Australia or other relevant tertiary qualification
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of project management
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment and build strong working relationships
  • Knowledge of current legislation, standards and processes relating to civil engineering and public works
  • Current class C drivers licence
  • Proficient with information systems such as MSWord, MSExcel and MSProject

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please ensure you obtain a copy of the information kit and how to apply by clicking on the Position Description, select on "Open" to download the attachment.  

How to Apply: 

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:  

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.  

 Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted. 

Pre-Employment Assessment:

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following assessments/checks:-

  • Pre‑employment medical assessment, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National Police/Criminal History Check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification/Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

 

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to Work Visa

 

We off the following benefits:

  • Full-time Fixed-Term Position
  • 9 day fortnight work roster
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks sick leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Subsidised Corporate Uniform
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership   (gym/swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development relevant to the position

 

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering recognised by Engineers Australia or other relevant tertiary qualification?
Essential: Do you have demonstrated understanding of the principles of project management.?
Essential: Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a team environment and build strong working relationships?
Essential: Knowledge of current legislation, standards and processes relating to civil engineering and public works?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 24/02/2020
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.