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Senior Technical Advisor - Plumbing
A 12 month opportunity has become available within our Technical and Regulation Team as a Senior Technical Advisor.

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Department: Victorian Building Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Construction
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/271011
Closing Date: 13-Dec-2023
Salary Range: $106,534 - $117,716
Job Duration: 12 months
File Attachment: No File Attached
Contact: Phillip Locke
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A 12 month opportunity has become available within our Technical and Regulation Team as a Senior Technical Advisor – Plumbing..

As the Senior Technical Advisor you will be responsible for providing high-level technical plumbing advice to a range of internal and external stakeholders, responding to issues and enquiries, developing documentation, reports and briefings, liaising with industry, supporting technical committees/boards and providing specialised technical services.

What we are looking for:

  1. Eligibility for licence or registration for a class or classes of prescribed plumbing work under the Building Act 1993 (VIC).
  2. Detailed knowledge and application of the plumbing regulatory framework including the Building Act, Plumbing Regulations and National Construction Code and other relevant legislation.
  3. Extensive written communication skills with demonstrated ability to prepare highly complex technical reports in a clear, concise, timely and accurate manner, briefing memoranda, stakeholder correspondence and recommendations.
  4. Relevant technical or plumbing practitioner qualification are required.

The Victorian Building Authority embraces a diverse and inclusive culture who work together for the benefit of all Victorians. Our recruitment is best practice and free from bias, we recruit based on merit and equity regardless of age, disability, religion, gender, sexual orientation or cultural background.

We have an amazing employee engagement program, remote working setup, health and well-being and learning and development programs to ensure our people are fit for work and inspired to be the best they can. We are always looking for talented new people to join us with a broad range of skills and experience who are curious, keen to learn and enjoy serving the community they live in, so if this sounds like a place you'd like to work and you think you have what it takes, we‘d love to hear from you and encourage you to apply now!

What you can expect

  • A hybrid working model
  • Challenging work and a continuous learning environment
  • Flexible work options including part-time, compressed work schedules, flexible start and finish times, and purchased leave options.
  • A diverse and passionate team that are results driven.
  • A competitive salary, 11% superannuation

How to Apply

We require you to upload:

  • A detailed copy of your resume
  • A cover letter outlining your relevant experience and how it aligns to the role.  
  • Any other quals or licence if applicable

Please note:

  • Only electronic applications submitted via will be accepted.
  • Candidates deemed suitable from a selection process may be considered for identical or similar vacancies within 6 months.

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