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Cadet Engineer

Apply now Job no: 492972
Work type: Temporary Part-time
Location: Knox Civic Centre, Operations Depot
Categories: Asset and Facilities Maintenance, Building Services, City Planning, Construction Services, Engineering, Management, Project Delivery, Sustainability/Biodiversity

  • Excellent opportunity for a Civil Engineer Undergraduate in their penultimate year of study.
  • Secure a 12-month full-time position post- graduation
  • Flexible hours available to suit initial study program including the ability to increase hours during semester break

Knox City Council’s Infrastructure Directorate is responsible for the proactive development and management of Council’s assets as well as provision of key services including project management, traffic and transport planning, waste management, parks and construction services and fleet management to ensure that they align with the delivery of the Knox community’s Vision 2025. The Directorate is committed to developing, maintaining and sustaining a vibrant, attractive and safe local environment.

We have two  great opportunities available for a Cadet Engineer to join the Infrastructure Directorate during their final year of tertiary studies. As part of this Cadetship, you will gain a range of experiences across the Directorate, including project management (including survey & design), drainage design and administration, traffic and transport planning, asset management, construction and landscape services and project management. Supervision and support will be provided in order for you to gain and enhance your skills as well as engaging in the Council’s personal development programs.

In order to be successful you must be in your penultimate year of study of a Civil Engineering Degree with the ability to commit to a minimum of the equivalent of 6 weeks work within your final year. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build positive working relationships is essential. Knowledge of computer programs such as M.U.S.I.C, DRAINS, RORB,HEC-RAS, TUFLOW, GIS, and their application to stormwater systems is required as is knowledge of Autocad and engineering analysis programs.

Applicants are required to attach a copy of their most recent academic transcript together with a resume and cover letter.

If you enjoy working collaboratively within a highly reputable team to deliver civil engineering and public realm community based projects, then this role is for you. We look forward to receiving your informative application.

Applications close 3rd December 2020. 

Knox Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a workplace that embraces diversity and inclusion. We are committed to a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.


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