Structures officer - Major Roads Project (Melbourne, VIC, AU)

  • Broadspectrum
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 14/07/2018
Full time Construction Engineering

Job Description

As part of the Netflow Consortium, we will design, construct, rehabilitate and maintain almost 300 kilometres of urban road network and over 100 structures in Melbourne’s west.
The $1.8 billion project is the first of its kind and the largest single investment in arterial roads in Australia to date. The Public Private Partnership runs for more than 20 years. The long-term contract creates job stability and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be part of this industry-first innovative infrastructure project model.

You can find out more about the project on the VicRoads website: https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/planning-and-projects/melbourne-road-projects/western-roads-upgrade
About the role
Broadspectrum is currently seeking a Structures Officer to join our team. The purpose of this role is to inspect the construction of structures including but not limited to bridges, retaining walls, concrete barriers, drainage structures and gantries. The primary responsibility of this role is to support the effective and efficient management of resources through Level 1 and Level 2 Structures inspections in accordance with the VicRoads Roads Structures Inspection Manual, and a major focus on the management of assets, inclusive of all issues and activities that influence the assets’ integrity.
We require the candidate to be an advocate of technology and its role in the workplace. We provide comprehensive training on new electronic tools and innovative plant and equipment that has a role in making our work safer and more efficient. For example, the successful candidate will be required to gain a remote pilots licence to operate our fleet of inspection and surveying drones.

As the successful candidate in this role, some of your core responsibilities will include;

  • Ensuring the safety of the road user – through Level 1 and Level 2  Inspections of the structures using a variety of technologies, including smart inspection technologies and remotely piloted drones 
  • Assisting in the management of the Asset inventory by undertaking audits of the asset configuration
  • Monitoring contractors and subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and contractual requirements. 
  • Ensuring the compliance of records, including inventory information is accurate and complete 
  • Assisting in the development and maintenance of Structures Programs of work.

Required Qualifications and Experience;

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in construction and  engineering with a focus on bridge / structures maintenance
  • VicRoads accreditation for Level 1 and Level 2 Structures Inspections. Note exceptional candidates may be considered without these accreditations
  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Construction or related discipline is advantageous
  • Working at Heights and Confined Space training/accreditation (for Bridge and Culvert Inspections)
  • Asbestos awareness training
  • First Aid training 
  • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
  • Valid Driver’s Car Licence
  • CASA remote pilot licence (RePL) is desirable
  • Medium to advanced computer literacy (internet, MS Office applications, document control)

Benefits
This is a great opportunity to work in a high performing team and be part of the team's success. Broadspectrum and Amey promote individual performance development and succession planning for our employees to grow and succeed with the business.

Broadspectrum and Amey are both part of the Ferrovial Group, employing over 100,000 people in over 20 countries. Ferrovial is a thought leader in its fields of construction, services, airports and toll roads. By joining us, you have the opportunity to be part of an organisation that enables thousands of people to work together across the globe to create new and exciting ways of working.
 

We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures that they bring to work with them each day. Embracing Diversity and Creating Inclusion is a key component of our Talent Management Strategy. The creation of a Diverse and Inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success, creating a high-performance business.   Position Reference Number: 93399