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Shell Cove Engineer

Job No: SHELL239
Location: Shellharbour NSW

Shellharbour City, located just 1 ½ hours south of Sydney, is home to almost 72,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's a place of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

  • Major opportunity to project manage the asset delivery of the Shell Cove Project
  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle
  • Flexible working arrangements and work/life balance
  • Exciting, rewarding career opportunities

The Shell Cove Project is a major coastal master-planned residential, commercial and tourist development located within the Shellharbour Local Government area.  The flagship centrepiece of the Project is The Waterfront Shell Cove – a man-made in-shore Harbour with its Shellharbour Marina, and surrounded by waterfront land precincts.  This unique and high profile project is being delivered by Shellharbour City Council and Frasers Property Group (a tier one property development company).

The Waterfront is focused on a new vibrant town centre, boasting a large supermarket, tavern, retail shops, restaurants, food and beverage outlets, library/community centre/tourist office, town park, accommodation hotel, promenades and boardwalks hosting public art and play, and placemaking. Shellharbour Marina will be one of the largest in New South Wales.

Shellharbour City Council is committed to building a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We are seeking dynamic, enthusiastic, skilled and experienced people to join us and be part of the Shell Cove Team.

The role:

This exciting position will lead the review and monitoring of engineering design and the development of asset delivery and management plans for the Shell Cove project.

We offer:

  • Temporary full time opportunity, up to 3 years
  • Salary up to $1759.72 per week, plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Civil Liability Allowance may be offered

For further information about the position, here for the position description.


Contact: Gary Grantham on (02) 4221 6005 or Kevin James on 0412 424 130

Closing date: 13 April 2020 at 11:30pm.



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