Water Network Engineer

Barwon Water

Location: Geelong - Flexible Options

Job Type: Full time, Part time


Water Network Engineer

  • Impactful engineering role
  • Strong community values alignment
  • Progressive work environment, flexible and supportive working options

Are you a professional engineer, looking to take on a fresh challenge within the water sector? If you’re motivated to use your skills and experience to make a significant impact in your community and to the environment, then Barwon Water has just the opportunity for you.

About the role

The Operations team at Barwon Water is a diverse and broadly skilled group, providing essential services to our rapidly growing region. As a Water Network Engineer, you will work in a fast-paced setting, leading optimal operation of our water network assets. This is a key role that will underpin our commitment for safe and secure water services across our region in line with our Strategy 2030.

You will be responsible for seeking innovative improvements and efficiencies to optimise the delivery of services across the network and you will utilise your excellent communication skills to bring influence to a wide range of stakeholders. The Water Network Engineer will support project delivery teams on design and construction of new assets and your investigative techniques and analysis into performance will underpin continuous improvement across all levels of service.

Working across the Operations team, you will support new policy documentation in line with best practice but with an eye to continuous improvement. Safety will be a key focus for the role and your knowledge of health and safety will be called upon.

About You

You will enjoy putting your technical skills and experience to the test in a complex, fast-changing environment as the work you do will enhance the overall operation of our network and delivery of services to our customers. Working with stakeholders across the business, you will thrive under pressure as your creative solutions bring efficiencies and improvements to our operations.

You have leadership capabilities, someone capable of influencing others through your engaging communication skills and technical knowledge. You will bring energy and creativity to your problem solving and a forensic eye for detail.

Your university qualifications in engineering will be tested daily but you thrive on a challenge and will be supported and developed by an inclusive and diverse team.

About us

Barwon Water is Victoria's largest regional urban water corporation, with more than 110 years’ experience in delivering world-class water, sewerage and recycled water services to our customers and community. More than just taps and toilets, we’re a pivotal player in the region’s ongoing social, economic and environmental prosperity.

We care about where we live and work, and we’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team.

Why join us?

At Barwon Water, we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Enjoy being part of an organisation that values results, personal and professional growth, workplace diversity and a balance between work and life commitments.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at recruitment@barwonwater.vic.gov.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

Get in touch

Does this opportunity sound like it might be a good fit for you?

Our work requires more than just engineering and scientific solutions. We’re learning from the tens of thousands of years of knowledge and insight from Traditional Custodians. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply for this position.

Ready to apply? Submit your cover letter and resume now.

Enquiries to Jai Vadhyaphal, Section Leader Network Systems, on 0497 679 449.

Applications close Sunday, 11 June 2023.

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