Senior Electrical Engineer- Water Asset Management

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Permanent Full Time
Melbourne - Docklands
Engineering, Operations and Maintenance, Other

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

Reporting to the Area Lead, Condition & Reliability, Water Asset Management you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

This exciting full time role will be based at our 990 La Trobe Street head office, and working from home. As the Senior Electrical Engineer- Water Asset Management you will be responsible for delivering and driving effective and efficient asset management outcomes for the business through condition and reliability management.

Your extensive experience and tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering will see you succeed within this role.

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

Growth & Development

We’re a curious bunch at Melbourne Water and relish any opportunity to learn something new. We are in the business of enhancing life and liveability, which lends itself to re-imagining what’s possible and challenging the status quo. We offer a variety of learning opportunities; from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand. We believe that learning happens every day, so we support our people to continuously learn and experiment in the flow of their work, designing their own development path.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other culturally diverse backgrounds.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Detailed knowledge of Electrical Engineering and operational complexities of water networks
  • Proven history of working as a collaborative team member and working in a constructive culture to achieve customer centric outcomes\Experience with standard office IT systems (Eg: MS Office, Maximo, GIS, etc.)
  • Well-developed knowledge and proven application of technical and general risk management processes and techniques related to large and medium scale infrastructure
  • Senior technical capability and leadership in the field of Electrical Engineering
  • Demonstrate initiative and ability to prioritise and perform complex professional/technical work with limited supervision and exercise professional/technical judgement
  • Experience in asset management of water assets in the discipline of Electrical Engineering

Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a tertiary qualification in Electrical Engineering.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File Position Description - Senior_Asset_Manager_Condition__Reliability_Water.pdf

How to apply

Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: Sunday 21 August 2022 at 11:55 pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.

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