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Lead Engineer, Infrastructure Quality

Posted Date: 04-Aug-2022

Location: Footscray, AU

Company: Greater Western Water Limited

  • Circa $148,000 plus (inclusive 10.5% super); Flexible work arrangements; Sunbury/ Footscray Office
  • Technical Leadership of asset Quality Assurance
  • Career progression; Fantastic Employee Benefits


About Greater Western Water

We’re a Victorian government owned water corporation that provides water and wastewater services. Our service area stretches from Melbourne’s city centre through to Lancefield in the north and Bacchus Marsh in the west and is home to some of the fastest-growing communities in Australia.


The opportunity

This is a key role in providing technical leadership to a multi-disciplinary team that enables the delivery of water supplies and sewerage infrastructure services and associated activities.


This role is critical in ensuring the new infrastructure projects will deliver the expected life cycle performance outcomes.  Working collaboratively across the GWW business and with our external partners this role will lead the development and implementation of our Quality Assurance approach for new assets. This includes development of technical standards, providing technical support to asset delivery projects and supporting the development of technical staff.



  • Provide specialist technical expertise and leadership throughout the asset lifecycle, planning, design, construction, commissioning, and operation
  • Lead the development, implementation, and ongoing management of the asset delivery Quality Assurance model
  • Lead the development, review, and approval of technical standards
  • Work with Industry Partners, Consultants, Contractors, and other utilities across Melbourne in establishing standards review 


Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering- Civil / Environmental (GWW will support in obtaining Professional Engineers Registration)
  • Extensive knowledge in water supply/ sewerage infrastructure/ water treatment from planning, design, construction to operations
  • Sound knowledge of Quality Assurance Management, Asset Management, Engineering Design and Standards, and MRWA Codes and Standards
  • Confident communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external key stakeholders


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


Not the opportunity you seek? Why not check out other great opportunities we have advertised at GWW careers.



  • Flexible work options, combination of work from home/office
  • Life insurance and salary continuance
  • Access to unlimited LinkedIn Learning
  • Access to corporate health insurance deals with major providers
  • View our benefits/policies & the great work we do through WORK180


Our commitment to you

We celebrate diversity and commit to fostering a flexible and inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and engaged. The community we serve come from all walks of life and so do we, we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes Greater Western Water stronger.


Application Process

  • To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the role in line with the requirements in the position description
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia
  • Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of immunisation records for COVID-19.


Let’s keep the conversation going, applications for this role close at 11:59pm on Thursday, 18 August 2022



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