Senior Engineer Bulk Waste

Job Location: West Gippsland & Latrobe Valley
Employer: Gippsland Water
Full time

Permanent full time position

Starting salary range $114,967 – 135,087 plus superannuation


Our organisation

Gippsland Water takes pride in its place in the Gippsland community. We are a quality essential service and support the health, safety and wellbeing of our community and staff. We are one of the critical stakeholders in the region, working towards a prosperous Gippsland.

To achieve this, we are committed to the continued development of our innovative and dedicated team to ensure Gippsland Water remains a great place to work. We do this by:

  • Offering a flexible and stimulating workplace and investing in our people to enable us to adapt to the changing needs of our region.
  • Building the capability and culture of our people into a more highly skilled, professional, customer focused and efficient organisation.

We also provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Gippsland Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


The role

In this role you’ll take care of the team responsible for effective maintenance and operation of our Major Bulk Waste systems to ensure we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customer. With such a fabulously diverse portfolio to work with you will often find yourself inspired by the types of engagements, especially around people, strategy and risk.

If you have the attitude and aptitude to develop and implement new technologies into existing systems, then this role will provide you with plenty of opportunities as we strive to improve and optimise both the performance and reliability of our systems.

You’ll be a person that others say brings out the best in them, are known for your empathy towards others and have a history of helping others to achieve and thrive. You’ll also be encouraging of different perspectives, because you understand that this is the best way to empower others to get the best outcomes.


What you’ll bring

  • Advanced working knowledge of technical and practical systems infrastructure
  • Experience in the implementation of new technology into existing systems
  • Proven ability to lead a team towards accomplishment of its goals
  • Ability to manage customer and stakeholder expectations
  • Amazing critical thinking and problem solving skills

We know we are asking a lot for this leadership role, and if you feel you don’t have all this right now, that’s fine by us, as we will give the right person the support to get there. If you love the sound of this role then define your point of difference, and make sure you have the relevant skills, attitude and willingness to develop into the leader we are looking for.



We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations and accrued days off. We understand that Gippsland Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve their goals with the right work life balance in a rewarding environment.


How to apply

If this sounds like you, give Shane Hutchinson, Manager Major Systems a call on 0409 578 331 to arrange a time to meet up and discuss this exciting opportunity.

Applications close at 5 pm on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

Before applying for the position applicants should read the position description and included selection criteria. All applicants need to provide a statement addressing all selection criteria along with a copy of your current resume to be considered for this position.

Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from being shortlisted for further progression in the recruitment process.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake psychometric testing, a pre-employment medical and a National Police Check.

Further information: A position description and instructions on how to apply can be obtained from our website or by contacting Recruitment on 03 5177 4709.

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