Trainee Road Design Officer

At VicRoads, we make peoples’ lives better, through journeys that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable, judging our performance by our customers’ experience. We work by caring about people, communities and making their lives better, sharing with each other to have greater impact through our collective effort, and daring to seize opportunities and take on tough challenges. These themes shape the way we plan, consult and deliver with Victorians every day
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Department: VicRoads
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/0074T
Closing Date: 26-Nov-2017
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: No File Attached
Contact: Geoffrey Wallace
03 8391 7171

Position Details

About Network Design
This is a unique and exciting opportunity for people looking to start a career in Road Design, by joining VicRoads Network Design Services for an 18 month fixed term commencing in January 2018.

Network Design Services is a leading provider of technical services throughout the State of Victoria relating to the engineering design for road based transport, over a broad range of areas from initial concept through to detailed design, technical advice and training.

Some areas of expertise include design and specialist technical advice for freeways and major arterial roads, rural and minor roads including associated drainage infrastructure, traffic engineering and safe system design.

The successful applicant may be involved in, but not limited to:
- Development of plans for road design projects utilising CAD software in accordance with VicRoads Final Drawing Presentation Guidelines.
- Development of minor road design tasks for a variety of road projects, ranging in size from minor improvement works to major freeway developments.
- Provision of correspondence detailing design and plan task outputs.
- Working collaboratively with other staff both within Network Design Services, other design disciplines and business areas of VicRoads.
- Provision of design tasks and advice to clients in accordance with current guidelines / standards.

The successful applicant will receive both formal and on the job training / guidance of both a professional and technical nature to assist with career development.

We are looking for individuals who:
- Are self-motivated and take ownership of their own development with a strong desire to learn about road design.
- Possess a basic knowledge and understanding of CAD software and CAD management principles.
- Possess general awareness of relevant AustRoads and VicRoads Guidelines.
- Have the ability to work collaboratively within a team environment with solid communication skills.
- Current valid drivers licence, and
- Appropriate tertiary / technical qualification (Diploma or Advanced Diploma) related to civil engineering

Please note that overnight work and travel may occasionally be required

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