Senior Technical Officer

LO-GO Appointments is seeking a Senior Technical Officer for a 2-month temporary position with a Council located approximately 1-hour west of Brisbane.


  • Investigate, review and prepare reports addressing issues and complaints associated with roads, drainage, traffic management, development applications, and other areas of Council infrastructure such as parks and open spaces.  
  • Assess works on road reserve applications including, but not limited to Property Access, Land Activity Notices, installation of water mains, installation of cattle grids or gates, undertaking clearing of vegetation and undertaking of earthworks. 
  • Assist with the planning and delivery of minor Capital Works and Operational Works projects. 
  • Provide engineering and technical advice, particularly where traffic, drainage, roads and transport issues are relevant.
  • Provide technical assistance to Council’s day labour and field staff on engineering components of delivery.


  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil), or a minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in a similar positions 
  • A comprehensive understanding of road and drainage design and construction manuals, such as MUTCD, QUDM and Austroads Manuals. 
  • High level knowledge of civil construction practices with the ability interpret drawings, understand construction and ongoing maintenance requirements, and work closely with the design team members. 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of civil and transport planning processes with demonstrated experience undertaking / managing traffic management studies. 
  • Understanding of community expectations and environmental sensitives, coupled with an ability to translate those requirements into practical solutions.  
  • Ability to successfully manage projects and contracts, including timing of works, costs and quality control. 
  • Current C class Drivers Licence and Queensland General Safety Induction Card (white card). 


28/09/2020 $0 Somerset & Lockyer 1 Engineering
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