Senior Engineer - Structural

The Department of Transport and Planning brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Engineering
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/80010610
Closing Date: 07-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - SENIOR ENGINEER STRUCTURAL - VPS4.pdf (PDF, 257KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Nicholas Barker-Hodgins, Team Leader, Load Status

Position Details

Senior Engineer Structural
VPS4: $90,067 - $102,192 per annum plus superannuation
Ongoing - Full Time
Kew (the department provides flexible working arrangements)

About the Team

Assets and Engineering enables a safe, resilient and fit-for-purpose Victorian transport system through leading the states' approach on strategic asset management and engineering; facilitate knowledge retention and sharing; and provide trusted advice to DoT and partners in transport delivery and operations.

About the opportunity

The Senior Engineer – Structural will undertake complex structural load assessments and a range of tasks related to the analysis and assessment of bridges and other road related structures to safely maximise utilisation of structures and give advice on maintenance and strengthening investment priorities. 

The Senior Engineer - Structural will exercise professional independent judgement to undertake structural inspections and a range of tasks related to the condition assessment of bridges and other road related structures

As part of their work, the Senior Engineer - Structural will be required to negotiate with, and influence key stakeholders, and will apply project management skills to co-ordinate the planning, work scheduling and resource management matters relating to development and delivery of projects.

The Senior Engineer - Structural will also be required to develop innovative responses to complex problems.


Appropriate engineering qualifications apply

For further detail regarding the position, please refer to the PD attached. (for Seek applicants, click on “Apply Now” to access the PD)

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport and Planning is committed to building a culture of developing our people to achieve great outcomes for the Victorian transport network.  We are proud of our commitment to flexible work arrangements that support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life.

How to apply:

Applications should include a resume and a covering letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on Tuesday, 07 February 2023

Please note: To be considered up to date vaccinated, you must have been administered COVID-19 vaccines as determined by the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI). DoT is requiring all staff to be Vaccinated and to have had Booster Vaccination (Triple vaccinated as a minimum).

Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport and Planning will be treated in the strictest confidence.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Nicholas Barker-Hodgins, Team Leader – Load Status & Inventory on 0447903790

DoT is committed to inclusive recruitment with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women and gender diverse people, the LGBTIQ+ community, people living with disabilities and those from Culturally and Linguistically diverse communities. That's why we encourage people in these groups to apply, even if you don't meet every single requirement, or your skills don't perfectly align. You might still be the right candidate or be the right fit for another role.

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