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Senior Design Engineer

Ballarat VIC, Australia

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • Band 7 - Salary range $90,742 to $100,484 per annum plus 10% superannuation

We are looking for an experienced Senior Design Engineer to join our team. 

The position is responsible for providing an efficient and accurate engineering design, plan production and Quality Assurance specification service for municipal civil infrastructure projects. This includes Engineering design services for large and complex infrastructure projects and will provide technical support to Design, Survey and Drainage staff in all engineering design related matters

The position reports directly to the Coordinator Design and Survey and will be a part of a dynamic team of engineers, engineering designers and surveyors.


Key Selection Criteria

  • 4-year degree qualification in Civil Engineering eligible for Registered Professional Engineers (RPEng) status in accordance with the Professional Engineers Registration Act 2019.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience and expertise in civil infrastructure design particularly road, traffic management items and drainage.
  • Expertise in the operation of computer-aided design software - MAGNET, Autocad and other engineering software packages, including traffic management software and Council's IT Software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to write objective reports with practical recommendations.
  • Sound experience in working as a senior supporting team member.
  • A strong positive culture and customer focus.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


How to apply

To apply for this position please click on the Apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 12 noon Monday 25 October 2021. Please ensure that you provide a cover letter, current resume and key selection criteria.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a full employment medical and police check.



For further information on this position, please contact Peter Bate, Coordinator Design and Survey, 03 5320 5588.


The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.  We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.  

Position Description - Senior Design Engineer - Sept 2021 (1).docx.pdf

Type: Permanent

Category: Infrastructure

Reference ID: CA000081

Date Posted: 08/10/2021