Senior Transport Engineer

Job No: PMC20210252
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW

Do you have a passion for shaping communities and want to challenge yourself with helping to develop an intergenerational integrated transport network plan to support a thriving and growing community of over 88,000 people, whilst living in a beautiful coastal location?


What you’ll do

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Transport Engineer to join our Transport and Stormwater Engineering Planning team. Day to day you will work with all areas of Council and the State Government to deliver robust integrated transport network solutions for the community. From planning for all modes of transport, works programs, service plans, modelling and asset management to design reviews, you will have the opportunity to work across a variety of projects to make our area vibrant and liveable for years to come.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Transport Engineer who is looking to take the next step in their career and use their experience to make an impact.


What you’ll bring to the team

You’re a passionate Engineer with experience across the project lifecycle including; investigations, planning, design and project management. You will have demonstrated experience working in a multi-disciplinary team across the design and construction of significant transport infrastructure projects. You will be able to provide technical expertise across a number of transport related matters from land use planning to significant road upgrades and provide technical input and project advice for colleagues and juniors across the team. You will have demonstrated experience in delivering high quality technical and non-technical reports. While not mandatory, having an understanding of local government standards and processes and experience with local government planning and design would be beneficial.


Port Macquarie Hastings region is one of the fastest growing regional locations in Australia. With this fast growing population comes significant impact on local government infrastructure planning and services. Our community and all levels of Government rely on us to do the best we can, to listen, to engage and to always strive to deliver quality services and build our future together. If you have the drive to be part of creating a vibrant and sustainable future for our community and want to be part of an award winning, values based organisation, this opportunity if for you.


The remuneration
This is a full time, permanent role, with package in the range of $120,000 - $145,000 per annum (depending on skills and experience), inclusive of civil liabilities allowance, superannuation and car allowance.  The role is 35 hour a week, with access to our Flexible Working Hours policy.


How do I apply?
Before you apply for the job please read the position description and recruitment selection criteria below.

Position Description

Selection Criteria


If you have any questions about the role please contact Kyle Stevens, Transport and Stormwater Engineering Planning Manager on 02 6581 8108


Please complete the application form below and answer the questions which relate to the essential and desirable criteria within the Selection Criteria, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter.

You may find it helpful to write your response to the questions in a word document then copy/paste this into the application form once you are ready to submit your application.



Applications Close Sunday 25 April 2021 11:30pm

Candidates may be placed on a talent pool or eligibility list for future identical, or similar positions for a period of 12 months.

We often ask out preferred applicants to complete pre-employment checks. This may include: Reference checks; Qualification verification; Pre-employment medical; National Criminal check; Working with Children Check verification


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