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Senior Design Technician

Job Title: Senior Design Technician
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Atherton, Queensland
Classification: Infrastructure Services
Client: Tablelands Regional Council
Reference: BBBH475_1535341230
Job Published: 27 Aug 2018
Closing Date: 24 Sep 2018

Job Description

The Tablelands Regional Council is seeking an experienced Senior Design Technician to form part of a growing team, producing quality, economical designs for various medium-to-large civil projects within the Tablelands Regional Council area.

About You

You will be a specialist in your field, adept at engaging with Engineers, Surveyors and Investigating Teams as well as external stakeholders and with a willingness to create design related solutions that contribute to achieving the long-term objectives of Council.

The Senior Design Technician will be forward-thinking and a team player with the ability to liaise at all levels whilst representing Tablelands Regional Council in a professional manner. Your team is supportive and social and you will enjoy learning from a range of peers who have varied experiences and roles within the project space.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare design concepts construction drawings, estimates and specifications for Council Works projects which demonstrate innovation and an in depth knowledge of Council objectives
  • Provide general and/or technical assistance across other departments within Council
  • Supervise the updating and maintenance of master records, plans and statistical data.
  • Undertake field work for council works and projects including onsite technical advice for construction staff.
  • Attend to complaints, queries and other matters associated with design service activities. Undertake activities which required sound judgement and skills where procedures are not clearly defined.
  • Supervise design staff on moderately complex technical projects in line with council objectives.
  • Liaise with service and government authorities for coordination and location of services.
  • Oversee cadetship training requirements.
  • Follow reasonable directives to maintain critical business activities in the event of an unplanned disruption, including but not limited to a disaster

Skills and Experience

  • Associate degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Demonstrated high level efficiency in the use of CAD & 12D Design software

The Tablelands Regional Council services a community of 25,000 and is located in Atherton, Far North Queensland, about 100 kilometres west of Cairns International Airport. The Tablelands region has good road networks with endless opportunities to explore, year-round great climate, rich history, new world-class infrastructure, an assortment of accommodation options and friendly hospitality - making it a great place to live and raise a family.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to the region and make a difference to the way in which Civil Projects are completed and rolled out.

Click below to download the Candidate Information Pack for this role. Click Apply Now to submit your application. For a confidential discussion please contact Gemma Sheridan on 0407 009 243.

The application period will close at 5pm Monday 17th September 2018.