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Cadet Technical Officer - Regional

Advertiser: Western Downs Regional Council3.04 out of 53.0 overall rating (25 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
19 Nov 2020
Location
Toowoomba & Darling Downs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Construction, Project Management

Cadet Technical Officer - Regional

About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

 

About the Role

In this Civil Engineering Cadetship, you will gain experience and learning of the processes necessary to be able to confidently complete all civil engineering works in the area of works strategic planning, construction and maintenance.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will:

  • Assist the Project Managers in providing engineering support;
  • Undertake investigation of works and customer requests relating to construction and maintenance operations;
  • Assist in the preparation of estimates, site investigation, designs, project management, compilation of the 10 Year Capital Works Program and systems implementation; and
  • Complete a Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil).

 

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • completed a Secondary education to Grade 12 level with an ATAR capable of gaining entry to complete Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil), OR have already commenced this course at a tertiary institution;
  • an interest in engineering and project management;
  • a 'C' Class Drivers Licence (manual preferred); and
  • strong analytical and technical ability. 

 

What we offer:

  • Financial assistance towards university fees
  • On the job experience under a strong leadership and support network in a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Work/life balance - 9 day fortnight or 19 day month option
  • Living & Working in the Western Downs, copy & paste the below link into your browser: https://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/living-here/our-communities/living-in-the-western-downs/ 

 

Applications close at 5.00pm AEST on Thursday 10 December 2020.

Additional Information

The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and/or a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.
Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.
Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.

About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

 

About the Role

In this Civil Engineering Cadetship, you will gain experience and learning of the processes necessary to be able to confidently complete all civil engineering works in the area of works strategic planning, construction and maintenance.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will:

  • Assist the Project Managers in providing engineering support;
  • Undertake investigation of works and customer requests relating to construction and maintenance operations;
  • Assist in the preparation of estimates, site investigation, designs, project management, compilation of the 10 Year Capital Works Program and systems implementation; and
  • Complete a Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil).

 

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • completed a Secondary education to Grade 12 level with an ATAR capable of gaining entry to complete Bachelor of Engineering Science (Civil), OR have already commenced this course at a tertiary institution;
  • an interest in engineering and project management;
  • a 'C' Class Drivers Licence (manual preferred); and
  • strong analytical and technical ability. 

 

What we offer:

  • Financial assistance towards university fees
  • On the job experience under a strong leadership and support network in a dynamic and forward-thinking organisation
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Work/life balance - 9 day fortnight or 19 day month option
  • Living & Working in the Western Downs, copy & paste the below link into your browser: https://www.wdrc.qld.gov.au/living-here/our-communities/living-in-the-western-downs/ 

 

Applications close at 5.00pm AEST on Thursday 10 December 2020.

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