Civil Engineering Designer

  • Temporary
  • Wed May 15 01:32:55 2019
  • 200016783

Spinifex Recruiting is the North Coast’s leading recruitment agency, with over ten years’ experience servicing government and commercial clients. Spinifex Recruiting currently has an exciting vacancy for a Civil Engineering Designer within local council.

The role is offered casually through Spinifex Recruiting.

We are currently looking for a Civil Engineering Designer to perform Civil Engineering design and drafting at an advanced level from concept through to detailed design construction plans for all divisions of one of our clients.

The Position

The position provides specialised Civil Engineering Design and drafting services at an advanced level from project concept through to detailed design construction plans for all divisions of Council.

The position requires the occupant to manage multiple design projects simultaneously with minimal input from Professional Engineers or the Chief Civil Engineering Designer. Design projects for the position are allocated by the Chief Civil Engineering Designer.

The position uses Council’s Information Management Software (ECM/DataWorks) to comply with organisational requirements for document registration and management.

The position is required to communicate with and provide information to all levels of the company.

The position has a particular responsibility to ensure design and drafting is undertaken at a high level in accordance with accepted Policies, Standards and Guidelines and requires the use of technical judgment to determine satisfactory solutions. The position will be responsible for making independent decisions that influence the final outcome of some of substantial value.

Personal Attributes:

Personal Attributes and Cultural Fit will be addressed at interview.

The client is seeking personal attributes and work values consistent with Council’s Corporate Values.

Knowledge and Competence:

  1. Associate Degree in Civil Engineering (Design) or equivalent demonstrated competence and extensive relevant design experience.
  2. Thorough knowledge of engineering design requirements relating to roadworks, drainage, community facilities, water and sewer facilities and structural detailing.
  3. Demonstrated advanced skills in computer aided engineering design (preferably using Civil 3D, Land Desk top and Advanced Roads or Civilcad).
  4. Demonstrated skills in computer aided drafting (preferably AutoCAD).
  5. Knowledge of constructions methods to ensure practical and economic designs.
  6. Knowledge of and experience in the use of Australian standards, design guidelines relevant to the design of roads, drainage, sewer and water infrastructure.
  7. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple design projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  8. Demonstrated ability to measure quantities and prepare construction estimates.
  9. Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  10. Possess good organisational and time management skills.
  11. Demonstrated ability to read survey plans accurately and interpret survey field data.
  12. Knowledge of Council’s Policies and the requirements of Statutory Authorities as they relate to design matters.
  13. Possess current driver’s licence.


  1. Experience in Local Government.
  2. Knowledge of Council’s operations and responsibilities and the roles of relevant Government Departments.
  3. Ability to produce architectural building plans and knowledge of relevant building codes/Australian standards.
  4. Contract administration/ preparation.
  5. GIS experience.

To register your interest for this position please follow the Apply button below.

For further detail please call Jason at Spinifex Recruiting on 0266 809 018.