Graduate Engineer

Cairns Regional Council May 3, 2024
Cairns Full Time  
Civil Engineering  


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Are you a recent Engineering graduate looking to kick start your career? 

Do you want to play a key role in the delivery of infrastructure and assets that:

  • Accommodate population growth in Cairns
  • Value and protect Cairns’ pristine natural environment
  • Enhance community wellbeing, safety and natural disaster resilience
  • Deliver valued suburban community infrastructure

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

We are seeking a Graduate Engineer to join our Design and Survey Services team to provide technical, administrative and professional assistance in the delivery of infrastructure works. Our Design and Survey Services team has successfully delivered completed designs for a broad range of capital infrastructure projects with individual project values up to $20 million.

If Cairns Regional Council has provided it for its residents, our team has likely been involved in the design. In this role you will enjoy undertaking a diverse range of rewarding projects ensuring that no two days are ever the same!

The ideal candidate has a:

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering recognised by Engineers Australia.
  • An understanding of civil engineering design and construction along with an aptitude and willingness to learn.
  • Knowledge of current legislation, standards and processes relating to civil engineering and public works.
  • Sound level of oral and written communication skills, including research and report writing.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles of project management.

Some benefits we offer:

  • Achieve work / life balance with flexible working arrangements
  • Fitness Passport - subsidised health and well-being memberships (gym/swimming pool)
  • Recharge with up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • Up to 3 weeks personal leave
  • Secure your future with 12% superannuation contributions
  • Salary sacrifice opportunities
  • Grow personally and professionally with learning and development opportunities
  • Cherish family time with up to 14 weeks paid parental leave

We are committed to:

  • Fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Embracing innovation and continuous improvement
  • Cultivating a culture of professional growth and support

Now we want to hear about YOU!

Applications MUST be submitted through the 'Apply' button and include a Cover Letter addressing the selection criteria and Resume outlining previous academic and work experience and if requested include attachments of the relevant qualifications and licenses, relating to the role.

For further information about this role please download the Position Description which includes the Key Duties, Responsibilities and Selection Criteria.

Council’s Recruitment Team can be contacted via:
Phone: (07) 4044 3310
Website: Employment at Council | Cairns Regional Council

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