Branch Bendigo VIC AU

Bendigo VIC

Exercise independent judgement to undertake surveillance and to participate in audits in accordance with business area objectives and surveillance plans,…

At VicRoads, we make peoples’ lives better, through journeys that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable, judging our performance by our customers’ experience.

We work by caring about people, communities and making their lives better, sharing with each other to have greater impact through our collective effort, and daring to seize opportunities and take on tough challenges. These themes shape the way we plan, consult and deliver with Victorians every day

About the team

An exciting job opportunity exists to join VicRoads Northern Region.

Based in the Projects Team in the VicRoads Bendigo office, this position is responsible for delivering important civil construction projects to improve road safety and integrated network flow.

Bendigo is a thriving and prosperous historic regional city which offers both city facilities and services with the added advantage of country lifestyle. The region is famous for its picturesque landscape winemaking, agriculture and the charm of surrounding small towns. The stunning natural environment with numerous State Parks and Forests, rivers and lakes, all within easy reach of the city, make the region a popular summer destination.

About the role

In this role, you will be working in a team that is undertaking a number of functions such as implementing and monitoring road safety and road improvement works.

You will be required to prepare and manage surveillance plans for contract and quotation works including quality, environmental and OH&S activities. Ongoing engagement with Contractors and other stakeholders is also a requirement of the role. As part of delivery of construction, testing or inspection activities, nightwork and weekend work may be required.

What we are looking in a successful candidate:
more than 5 years experience in a supervisory position in civil construction works

able to demonstrate a good understanding of worksite OH & requirements & worksite environmental management;

able to demonstrate a good understanding of worksite traffic management requirements;

able to demonstrate a good understanding of conducting surveillance and audits on contractor’s records and practices;

able to demonstrate an ability to engage with key external stakeholders including contractors, road users and other relevant parties; &

must have a current driver’s licence.

For further information regarding this position please contact David Wallace on 54345089

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • A supportive, diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development
  • Flexible working arrangements and family friendly practices
  • Generous leave provisions

At VicRoads we embrace diversity and inclusion and we are proud that our workforce reflects the community we serve.

Recruitment agencies

  • please note VicRoads does not accept resumes from third parties and will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Please note VicRoads is required to evidence your right to work in Australia and may ask for your consent to check records maintained by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as part of the selection process. VicRoads may also ask for your consent to check records maintained by Victoria Police and VicRoads and/or conduct a medical assessment as part of the selection process. All information provided to VicRoads will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

Key Accountabilities

KA 1.

Exercise professional judgement to review construction works including service relocations, earthworks, pavements, drainage, surfacing, traffic signals and bridgeworks within a defined scope, in accordance with VicRoads policies and guidelines.

KA 2.

Exercise independent judgement to undertake surveillance and to participate in audits in accordance with business area objectives and surveillance plans, ensuring high quality documentation is maintained.

KA 3.

Exercise professional judgement in occupational health and safety and traffic management at worksites.

KA 4.

Provide advice to key stakeholders relating to engineering plans, specifications and contract programs.

KA 5.

Implement Occupational Health & Safety, quality and environmental systems in accordance with project objectives.

KA 6.

Use negotiation and influencing skills to reach successful outcomes with contractors / stakeholders.

Key Capabilities

KC 1.

Demonstrates knowledge in the application of construction practices adopted in construction works.

KC 2.

Comply with, and apply corporate requirements for surveillance, quality assurance and auditing as it applies to construction works

KC 3.

Apply knowledge of standard VicRoads and regulatory OH&S requirements for site works to provide advice to stakeholders.

KC 4.

Apply and demonstrate an understanding of the VicRoads contract administration practices

KC 5.

Prepare field observations and surveillance records in accordance with corporate systems.

KC 6.

Contribute to negotiations to achieve successful outcomes


PR 1.

Experience relevant to the capabilities of the role

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type:
Location: Bendigo, VIC, AU
Posted on: 2016-01-20
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