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SA Water is the leading provider of water and sewage services to around 1.6 million South Australians. With over 1500 dedicated staff working in a range of professions from engineers to microbiologists, we are committed to ensuring our services represent excellent value. For more than 160 years we have been providing a reliable supply of safe, clean water and a dependable sewerage system. Our expertise in water quality is recognised around the globe and we proudly support the growth and economic development of South Australia.

Principal Engineer Mechanical / Hydraulic

Job no: 496506
Work type: Full Time
Location: SA - Adelaide

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and confident Principal Engineer to join our multi-disciplinary technical team for a globally recognised water utility.   SA Waters Engineering department is accountable for the provision of a high quality technical expertise in engineering across the civil/structural, dams, electrical, geotechnical, material science, mechanical, hydraulic and reticulation networks disciplines.

SA Water is looking for a collaboratively focused professional who can lead, inspire and work to develop, implement and achieve our business group objectives. 

A key responsibility for the role is to be the primary point of contact for the engagement and leadership of Mechanical and Hydraulic Engineering Services for our business. This requires that you will be engaged with a broad range of tasks requiring technical support for major water and waste water assets as well as providing engineering support for high profile major projects and programs of work.

The Principal Engineer, Mechanical/Hydraulic  is an opportunity for a customer focused, professional who exhibits the highest level of expertise in the technical discipline and mentoring of professionals in a team environment.  As a specialist in your field your skill set and working experience will include:

•  Proven proactive approach to management of safety throughout the design process.

•  Relevant tertiary qualifications in Mechanical or Hydraulic Engineering;

•  Demonstrated practice of hydraulic modelling including generation and interpretation;

•  Demonstrated practice of mechanical engineering including performance and equipment selection;

•  Demonstrated extensive practice and auditing in all phases of design including technical investigations, concepts and as built;

•  Applied capability for the ongoing development and review of technical standards and guidelines;

•  Mentoring and developing technical capability within the discipline team;

   An aptitude for innovation coinciding with water networks and the use of technology to provide predictive maintenance tools and protocols.

Working towards shared business outcomes, you will form partnerships with external engineering consultants and construction contractors, fostering an environment where the people you lead will work as a cohesive integrated team focused on delivering successful outcomes for our customers.

SA Water encourages applicants seeking flexible working options and work- life balance for this ongoing opportunity. If this opportunity fits with your skills and capabilities then we are keen to hear from you.

A competitive salary can be negotiated along with relocation assistance if applicable.

To apply,  simply click the 'apply' button below, upload your CV and cover letter demonstrating you meet the criteria in the advert / attached position description: Download File PD Principal Engineer Mechanical Hydraulic 18.pdf

Applications close 12pm on Friday 1st of June 2018.     

Enquiries to Ken Heather on 08 74243805




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