Website Sunwater

Job no: 492998
Work type: Full Time
Location: Chinchilla, Goondiwindi
Categories: Engineering, Trades

The Technical Projects Officer, based in Chinchilla or Goondiwindi, is responsible for providing expert technical support in the delivery of planned corrective maintenance projects and the meter replacement and validation program in South region to ensure effective and efficient operation of assets and compliance of Sunwater’s metering assets with the required legislative standards.

About you:

Your primary responsibility will coordinating and/or supporting the delivery of bulk water, planned corrective maintenance projects and the regions meter replacement program.  You will provide expert technical input, asset management advice and analysis support to the Operations and Maintenance teams.  In addition, you will coordinate the implementation of programs to ensure water measurement compliance (e.g. site testing, data management), provide input into state wide measuring policy, implementation program and initiatives, and contribute to condition, risk, performance assessment and fault analysis. 

You will bring:

We are seeking an experienced Technical Projects Officer with demonstrated high-level technical skills in civil, mechanical or electrical maintenance and/or construction, preferably with experience in the water industry.  You will have demonstrated project management skills including the ability to effectively prioritise, plan, organise and project manage the delivery of a large works program, and to effectively manage resources to achieve work objectives within an allocated budget.  Your high level written communication skills, with demonstrated ability to prepare written technical reports, briefs, memos, presentations, and other communications in a clear and logical manner will ensure your success in this role. In addition, you will have:-

  • Associate Diploma in relevant engineering discipline or demonstrated experience in a technical role
  • Class ‘C’ driver’s licence
  • Appropriate trade qualification or extensive demonstrated experience in a civil, mechanical or electrical field
  • Project Management qualifications and related experience
  • Demonstrated experience in site and/or construction supervision.

What’s great about working at Sunwater?

We are committed to delivering water for prosperity for our customers and providing our people with a dynamic and safe work environment, with a range of benefits including: 

  • Attractive remuneration and benefits (including 17.5% leave loading) aligned to an Enterprise Agreement
  • Innovative, diverse organisation that puts safety first
  • A focus on internal career development and progression
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Contemporary health and wellbeing programs (‘Mental Health First Aid’ Skilled workplace recognition)

About Us:

We know how important water is to the livelihoods of our more than 5000 irrigation, industrial, commercial and urban customers, and to Queensland’s overall economic wellbeing. Our purpose is clear at Sunwater – ‘Delivering water for prosperity’. We are responsible for providing around 40 per cent of all water used commercially in Queensland. That’s more than 1300 gigalitres a year.

Delivering the best outcome for our customers is what motivates us. We understand our customers’ needs and the essential role they play in regional growth and prosperity.

If you are seeking a new challenge and would enjoy the opportunity to work in a fast paced and customer focused business, click on the APPLY NOW button and submit your application.

For further information visit www.sunwater.com.au.

Sunwater acknowledges the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which we operate. We pay our respects to the Elders past and present and extend that respect to all First Nations people who reside on this land.

Advertised: 05 Aug 2022 E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 19 Aug 2022 E. Australia Standard Time

To apply for this job please visit careers.sunwater.com.au.