First listed on: 19 December 2018


 Coleambally Irrigation Co-operative Limited is a world class irrigation company operating a modern and highly automated gravity irrigation delivery service across an area of 400,000 ha. CICL seeks a suitably qualified engineer to fill the role of Works Planning Engineer

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • develop work plans and cost estimates for delivering CICL's capital and maintenance works programs
  • identify opportunities to deliver works more efficiently and more economically
  • engage, liaise with and supervise contractors
  • formulate and implement plans, in conjunction with the General Manager Operations and the Asset & Maintenance Manager, to ensure that CICL's approach to asset management conforms with best practice
  • undertake asset condition and risk assessments
  • support the conduct of periodic external reviews of CICL's asset life cycle assessments
  • become CICL's asset management program champion
  • become familiar with CICL's equipment and procedures to control the channel system

CICL's ideal candidate will be a qualified civil engineer with 1 to 5 years practical engineering experience, bur recent graduates will also be considered.

Other criteria:

  • hold accreditation with Engineers Australia
  • capacity to work collaboratively within a small team
  • an affinity to live and work in a farming community in regional Australia
  • good oral and written communication skills
  • must have Australian Permanent Resident status

An attractive aremuneration package, which can include subsidised housing, will be offered to the successfull applicant

Applications should be emailed to Sue Nand, at

Applicants seeking more specific information can contact The GM Operations, Steve Oosthuysen, on 02 6954 2847 ( not available 22 December to 2 January)

  • The closing date for applications is 13 January 2019.

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