Website City of Townsville

  • Permanent Full Time opportunity available (9 day fortnight)
  • Associate Degree in Engineering or other related technical qualification
  • LGO 6-7 (ET Scale) ($89,245 – $117,532 per annum + superannuation) based on skills, qualifications and experience

About the role

The Infrastructure and Operations Division employs dedicated project management resources within sections responsible for delivery of capital works: Infrastructure Property and Fleet as well as Townsville Water and Waste. These teams hold specialist project management staff who are experienced and skilled in: project management and capital delivery, procurement, contract administration, risk management and various engineering disciplines relevant to their field. These staff apply project management processes and practice to deliver projects in the approved capital plan, as defined and managed by the Infrastructure Property and Fleet section’s Program Management Office (PMO). Project Managers plan and execute their projects, utilising both internal and external resources, while managing time, cost, scope and quality to deliver successfully against the agreed project objectives.

The main focus for this position is within our Water, Wastewater and Waste division.

About you

To be successful in obtaining this role you will require an Associate Degree in Engineering or other related technical qualification and Diploma qualifications in project management, or equivalent. You will require a “C” class drivers licence.

You will have at least 5 years’ experience in project management across the planning and delivery lifecycle and within a structured project management framework and at least 3 years’ experience in capital infrastructure works (e.g. design, construction, procurement, contract management).

You must have the capacity to obtain Certified Practicing Project Manager (CPPM- Australian Institute of Project Management).

To obtain the higher end of the pay scales you will require a Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Architecture or related field, Advanced Diploma qualifications in Project Management and RPEQ qualifications (if relevant to your technical field – or the ability to obtain).

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