First listed on: 11 October 2017
  • Get the balance right
  • Newcastle Harbourside location

We're seeking a Senior Project Manager.

Hunter Water Corporation delivers valued water, wastewater and associated services to Newcastle and the greater Hunter region. Our purpose is to enable the sustainable growth of the region and the life our communities desire, with high quality, affordable services. We are embarking on a new strategic direction to build a more innovative, collaborative and resilient organisation that is a thought leader in developing a sustainable water and wastewater future.

The Senior Project Manager is primarily responsible for assisting the Program Controller in the delivery of the Capital Works Program with an emphasis on the management of design and construction contracts for the construction of water and wastewater assets. The position has two cyclical functions: the first in a “Business as Usual” mode in fostering relationships with key stakeholders and customers and ensuring that the group maintains a positive image in the market; the second is providing technical support to the program controller and project managers in Infrastructure Delivery throughout design, construction, commissioning and defects rectification phases of the project.

This is a full-time, permanent role that will attract a generous salary package.

To be successful in this role you will have:

Essential Criteria

  • Relevant Engineering qualifications (Degree/Diploma) or equivalent qualifications
  • Construction Induction card
  • Demonstrated engineering experience in industrial maintenance in the delivery of network, treatment assets
  • Project management experience
  • Construction experience
  • Design and Design Review experience
  • Experience in project management of contractors / consultants
  • Demonstrated undertaking of safety management procedures including Safe Work Method Statements
  • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering standards and processes relevant to supply, installation, operation and maintenance of water/wastewater assets
  • Class C Drivers Licence
  • A knowledge of and commitment to continuous improvement
  • High-level organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and meet competing deadlines
  • Effective communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills with a strong customer focus and desire to resolve customer issues
  • Continual improvements focus and promotes high work standards.
Desirable Criteria
  • Experience in the delivery of hazardous chemical system assets and demolition of asbestos contaminated assets
  • Demonstrated knowledge of design guidelines and practices for water infrastructure
  • Specialised skills in a statutory based asset installation or maintenance, such as hazardous chemicals, cranes or pressure systems etc.

To be considered for this position applicants must address the Selection Criteria and provide a current resume. To obtain the position description please CLICK HERE.

Click here to read more about Hunter Water, the 2017+3 strategy and what our employees value about working here.

Hunter Water Corporation is committed to the principles of EEO and we encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background or people with disabilities to apply. 

Application Closing Date: 29th October 2017

Interested? Apply Now!

Employment with Hunter Water Corporation may be subject to pre-employment functional assessment and drug and alcohol testing and/or a criminal background check for preferred external applicants.


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