Site Engineer - Temporary Position up to 2 Years

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Remuneration: $$63,000 + super per annum

Location: Coffs Harbour

Type: Temporary

Posted: 12/03/2021

Applications must be submitted via Council's Careers page and close 9pm AEDT on the closing date. Applications submitted via Seek or other platform will not be accepted.

  • Large project of work offering huge opportunities
  • Join an industry leader and play a role in shaping the community you live in
  • A great opportunity for an individual looking to take the next step in their career

About the Role

Coffs Harbour City Council are seeking a suitable applicant to join the growing construction team. The Site Engineer will assist the team with the delivery of bridge upgrade projects and the water & sewer main relocations associated with the Coffs Harbour bypass works.

Reporting to the Section Leader Infrastructure Construction, the Site Engineer will assist in the delivery of project objectives and outcomes on time and to budget. You will provide assistance in managing aspects of engineering projects, including:

  • Coordinate scheduling so that project stages are completed within an agreed time frame
  • Monitor and record the progress of project stages
  • Review contracts and specifications to ensure Council's requirements are being fulfilled
  • Prepare and assess tenders, quotations and contract documentation
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate cost estimates for works

The successful candidate will, at times, be required to work outside of the

About You

We are looking for a Graduate Engineer or someone studying to complete an engineering degree or similar. You will have some experience in a direct or related field and will have knowledge of budgeting and financial management. The ability to apply problem-solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills will prove essential to your success. You will also have high-level communication skills and computer literacy.

About Coffs Harbour City Council

Coffs Harbour City Council is leading change in the industry. Council is committed to the pursuit of excellence, which means we strive to deliver the excellent services that are desired and valued by our community, now and into the future. We stand by the values of delivering excellence in our services through innovation, recognising that our customers are at the heart of what we do, supporting our people to provide them the scope to deliver outcomes, working together to seek solutions both internally and externally and being transparent and responsible in all that we do.

What We Offer

  • Full-time, temporary position for a period of up to 2 years
  • Whilst this role is 35 hours per week, we encourage flexible working hours so that you can shape your work life balance
  • Participation in exciting, innovative and challenging projects.


Starting salary of around $63K per annum, plus super

All other conditions of employment will be in accordance with Council's Enterprise Agreement and the NSW Local Government (State) Awards.


Amy Roberts - Section Leader Infrastructure Construction
E) P) 0437 559 312


Coffs Harbour City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages and background

To apply for this job go to: & enter ref code: 5410010. Applications close 28 Mar 2021

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