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Leading Roles
Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia
13 days ago
Leading Roles
Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
13 days ago


Senior Engineer Drainage 
Fraser Coast Regional Council l Hervey Bay, Qld

  • Lead stormwater and catchment studies
  • Support future growth and sustainable development of the region
  • Great location and generous remuneration package with vehicle 

Fraser Coast Regional Council is seeking a Senior Engineer Drainage to provide technical advice on drainage, flooding, planning and environmental issues and develop a program for stormwater and catchment management.

Reporting to the Executive Manager Engineering Services, the Senior Engineer Drainage will research, develop and evaluate strategic options for catchment management, hydraulic modelling, specification, and delivery of sustainable infrastructure planning. With a collaborative and enthusiastic approach, the Senior Engineer Drainage will build constructive relationships with community and development industry stakeholders to support future growth of the region. 


  • Lead the stormwater and catchment team and promote best practice service standards.
  • Advise internal and external stakeholders on drainage, flooding, planning and environmental issues.
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of the capital works program for drainage including design and project management.
  • Research and monitor the external environment to identify drainage and flooding issues.

Qualifications and attributes

  • Tertiary qualifications (AQF level 7 or above) in civil engineering with a focus on drainage.
  • Previous experience in a similar role in local government or private sector.
  • Strong technical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement capability.
  • RPEQ or eligible to apply.

From UNESCO-listed Fraser Island and the seaside retreats of the Great Sandy Strait to the heritage streetscapes of Maryborough and rich farmlands of Tiaro, the Fraser Coast is one of Queensland’s oldest, yet fastest growing regions with a diverse and vibrant lifestyle.

How to Apply

Please visit to download the candidate information package and apply or contact Belinda Walker 0411449447 for a confidential discussion about the role.

Applications close 5pm Monday 25 October 2021.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59167843
  • Location:
    Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
  • Position Title: Senior Engineer Drainage
  • Company Name: Leading Roles
  • Industry: Local
  • Job Type: Professional (Engineer, Architect, Landscape Arch, Planners, etc)

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