senior civil + drainage designer in Inner Suburbs Melbourne

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job details

inner suburbs melbourne, victoria
government & defence
job type
working hours
au$ 107,635 - au$ 119,880 per year
10 years
reference number
kaytie le, randstad
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job description

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career within local government. Working within one of the most ethnically diverse municipality in the inner suburbs of Melbourne, the coordinator role requires:

  • Professionals with substantial experience in Local Government Engineering with a minimum of 10 years and specifically in Civil Engineering design of roads, paths and drainage within a council environment.
  • A high level of understanding of legislation, guidelines and industry standards relevant to Civil Design functions including the Local Government Act 1989, Road Management Act 2004, Code of Practices, Australian Rainfall and Runoff, Austroads and VicRoads design manuals and guidelines.
  • A sound understanding and appreciation of technical and risk management issues associated with the delivery of design programs, other projects and asset management functions.
  • Highly developed project management skills in relation to design programs, other projects and asset management functions to ensure projects are delivered within set time frames.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop staff under supervision to deliver quality and timely outcomes by monitoring and reporting on the team performance against set performance indicators and measures.

The role is within a team which has a positive and supportive working environment, and is managed by an experienced, personable and welcoming engineering professional whom I have met. For those with the requisite level of civil engineering design experience, Randstad recommends these roles and welcomes applicants from anyone who has a valid working visa for Australia.

For further information about the role, including the PD and broader contextual background, please contact Kaytie Le at Randstad in Melbourne CBD on +61 3 9252 2186 or at

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Civil design and drainage | senior design engineer | local government


• A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering is essential
• Be a member of Engineers Australia or qualified for membership


• Coordinate and supervise a team to prepare plans, specifications, estimates and contract documentation for a variety of municipal works.
• Assist in the development of short and long term Capital Works Program for infrastructure assets by providing a scope and budget for each project.
• Prepare drainage, residential street, footpath, kerb and channel projects under Special Charge provisions of the Local Government Act 1989.
• Develop concept plans, project programs and budgets for projects.

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree