First listed on: 12 August 2017
Water gives and sustains life.
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3.1 million people across our region every day.
Join us and you'll work with a talented team of people who share a sense of fun and passion for what they do, respect and support their team mates, and work together to achieve great results.

The water sector offers a challenging and rewarding work environment. With opportunities for variety in your role, and career growth and development, we're committed to providing you the support you need to support our communities.

Senior Planning Engineer

Fixed Term Contract
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Work with Seqwater’s Water Treatment Planning Team, contributing to the management and improvement of existing and future assets. Fixed-term contract to 30 June 2019.

About the position

Reporting to the Principal Water Treatment Planning, you will coordinate, oversee and undertake planning for improvements to specific water related plant and supply assets.

Your primary responsibilities will be:

  • Prepare the necessary scope, engineering and administrative documentation to engage consultants and manage the deliverables from consultancy projects to ensure asset capital planning is efficiently and effectively achieved.
  • Prepare capital investment business case documentation to obtain approval for recommended asset improvements

Desirable skills and experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Qualifications in Project Management highly regarded
  • Qualification as RPEQ or Chartered Civil Engineer (or application pending)
  • Extensive experience (minimum 10 years) in civil engineering for water related plant design and operations
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Experience in understanding, interpreting and applying the principles of quality management to asset management
  • Proven ability to deliver engineering services, and effectively manage planning projects
  • Extensive experience in project planning, development and management
  • Proven ability to prepare high quality planning reports and business cases
  • Skilled in facilitation, consultation, negotiation, coordination and excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Our Benefits

We are committed to providing our people with a dynamic work environment with a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits including up to 12.75% superannuation
  • Diversity of jobs and career progression opportunities
  • A team orientated work environment.

This position has been graded in accordance with Seqwater’s Certified Agreement as PO6 with a salary of $128,103.89 per annum and up to 12.75% superannuation. 

To submit an application

Please submit your cover letter and CV via the Apply button.

Applications close: 5pm Monday 21 August 2017

For further information please contact Tess Anderson, Talent Acquisition Officer on 07 3035 5731.

Seqwater is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all applicants to apply. For more information about employment opportunities at Seqwater visit

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