Project Manager (Maintenance)

  • Western Downs Regional Council
  • Western Downs, QLD, Australia
  • 22 Jun, 2022
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Executive and Management Strategy and Planning

Job Description



 Permanent Full Time 


  • Permanent Full Time Position | Provide technical support & project management
  • Ongoing training and career progression opportunities | Work / life balance - option of 9 day fortnight or 19 day month
  • Experience Western Downs - It's the people who make it! 

About the Western Downs and Council

It is an exciting time to be living and working on the Western Downs, with a strong, diverse economy creating exciting opportunities for our growing regional area.

The Western Downs is also emerging as a prime tourist destination with a variety of unique experiences, vibrant major events, and stunning natural landscapes to captivate visitors of all ages and interests.

Western Downs Regional Council (WDRC) is a sustainable organisation delivering modern and quality essential services to around 35,000 residents.

WDRC is made up of people from diverse backgrounds, demonstrating the people that make our region unique and dedicated to making a real difference in the community. 

About the Opportunity

You will provide technical support and project management for the planning and delivery of capital works projects & maintenance programs.

Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, you will:

  • undertake civil engineering activities including minor survey and design, drafting, works programming, estimation, cost control, and computer aided design;
  • prepare detailed scopes of work, specifications, tender and contract documents; and
  • develop, implement and monitor Project Management Plans. 

About yourself

The successful applicant will have:

  • a relevant qualification in Civil Engineering, OR be able to demonstrate equivalent related experience;
  • the ability to constantly seek improved practices and innovation in the construction, maintenance and management of public infrastructure;
  • succeed in delivering complex works programs and projects and navigates challenges in order to meet organisational objectives; and
  • project manage resources and budgets with a high degree of control and autonomy whilst operating within a constantly changing environment.

It is strongly recommended that applicants are fully vaccinated (received 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine recognised by the Therapeutic Goods Administration or as determined by Queensland Health (Public Health Direction)). You agree that you will comply with Council's COVID-19 Vaccination - Organisational Policy 

The benefits WDRC offer:

  • Work / life balance - option of 9 day fortnight or 19 day month
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing program and Mental Health Support
  • Access to free Employee Assistance Program & confidential counselling
  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation, Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Locality allowance
  • Job security in a local government position
  • Living & Working in the Western Downs:
    • Welcome Guides
      Experience Western Downs
      Taste the Western Downs

Applications close at 5.00pm AEST on Thursday 30 June 2022. 

Additional Information

The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.

WDRC reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date, or extend the closing date, without prior notice.

Job Closing Date

30 Jun, 2022