Manager Superloads

The Department of Transport 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’re focused on outcomes that deliver 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: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/DOT/TS/1655557
Closing Date: 04-Oct-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Manager Superloads.docx (Word, 646KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Heike Jewell

Position Details

  • Ongoing Structural Engineer Position
  • Work Location: Kew

About the Team

Network Operations is a division of Transport Services and is responsible for enabling DoT to effectively plan, deliver and maintain a safe, resilient and fit-for-purpose Victorian transport system through trusted, systematic and disciplined technical excellence.   

About the Opportunity

The Manager Superloads leads a fee for service team of technical experts who assess requests for heavy vehicles (Class 1 – superloads) to access the Victorian road network. They are accountable for the assessments made by the team in relation to the impact of superloads on the structures (including overseeing the quality assurance process) and any restrictions and travel monitoring conditions that should apply to ensure a safe, efficient and sustainable network.

About You

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A tertiary qualification in engineering.
  • Structural Engineering Knowledge - Applies specialist knowledge to shape engineering outcomes in the area of structural engineering practice; Collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to support business cases and accurately specify the optimal functionality of a required product, project, process or system. 
  • Project Delivery Experience - Translates strategies into programs or projects that enables achievement of outcomes require; Defines governance e.g. success measures, roles and responsibilities, progress monitoring) required to manage risks and maximise probability of success.
  • Stakeholder Management Skills - Identifies and manages a range of complex and often competing needs; Facilitates innovative solutions to resolve stakeholder issues.
  • People Management Experience - Holds self and team accountable to public sector values and agreed performance standards; Supports achievement of outcomes by anticipating and resolving issues. 

Culture and Benefits

The Department of Transport is committed to building a high performance, collaborative culture where flexible work arrangements are a focus to support different ways of working, helping employees balance work and life and optimise effectiveness. 

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and cover letter. Applications close at 11:59pm on 4 October 2022. For role related queries, please contact Heike Jewell at or Simone Hewitt at

Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness. 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). Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

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

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