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POSITION DESCRIPTION

INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR
1.

POSITION DETAILS

Position Title

Undergraduate Engineer

Business or
Service Unit

Strategic Engineering

Position Manager

Various

Position Location

Sydney/Penrith

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POSITION PURPOSE

Provide skilled support to the execution of investigations and the development of strategies,
policies, and plans for the efficient, effective and safe whole of life management and operations of
assets and put safety first.
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KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

1)

Ensure all activities are undertaken with the safety of people as the number one priority
and at all times role model safe behaviour.

2)

Efficiently and accurately collect and collate data and perform investigations and research
to meet specific organisational needs.

3)

Assist in the development and implementation of strategic planning and policy
instruments, to provide ensure delivery of corporate requirements.

4)

Actively contribute to assigned team, work collaboratively and share knowledge across
the business unit and the wider organisation to meet team and organisational objectives

4.

SIGNIFICANT EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS FOR WHICH THIS POSITION IS THE
PRIMARY CONTACT

5.

AUTHORITY LIMITS

As per Standing Delegations instrument from time to time.

Final Sept 2015

Strategic Decision Making Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision. constraints. facts. and internal initiatives. Adaptability Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment. committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions. Selling the Vision Vividly communicating a compelling view of the future state in a way that helps others understand and feel how business outcomes will be different when the vision and values become a reality. catalyzing new approaches to improve results by transforming organizational culture. Selecting Talent Evaluating and selecting internal and external talent to ensure the best match between the individual and the work requirements. and accomplish the business unit’s strategic priorities. available resources. and internal initiatives. Driving for Results Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment. Driving Execution Translating strategic priorities into operational reality. or cultures. Passion for Results Driving high standards for individual. planning and supporting the development of individual skills and abilities. knowledge. aligning communication. problems. processes. enable individuals to stretch their capabilities. develop. adjusting effectively to work within new work structures. Developing Others Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ skills and abilities so that they can fulfil current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively. requirements. Delegating Responsibility Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization’s and individuals’ effectiveness. constraints. using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. taking action that is consistent with available facts. tenaciously working to meet or exceed challenging goals. Delegating responsibility Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization’s and individuals’ effectiveness. internal processes. Selecting Talent Evaluating and selecting internal and external talent to ensure the best match between the individual and the work requirements. quickly assimilating and applying new information. systems. comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions. and experiences. systems. internal processes. Active Learning Demonstrating zeal for new information. catalyzing new approaches to improve results by transforming organizational culture. accountabilities. resource capabilities. creating a work environment where people can realize their full potential. Coaching Providing timely guidance and feedback to help others strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish a task or solve a problem. Planning and Organising Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently. and organizational values. or products/services. Decision Making Identifying and understanding issues. taking action that is consistent with available facts. deriving satisfaction from goal achievement and continuous improvement. Leading Through Vision and Values Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action. and probable consequences. selfimposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed. technology. tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement. Leading Change Identifying and driving organizational and cultural changes needed to adapt strategically to changing market demands. constraints. Managing work Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. Driving Execution Translating strategic priorities into operational reality. or products/services. and opportunities. KEY COMPETENCIES Individual Contributor Team Leader Manager Executive Decision Making Identifying and understanding issues. Selling the Vision Vividly communicating a compelling view of the future state in a way that helps others understand and feel how business outcomes will be different when the vision and values become a reality. and organizational values. facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace. accountabilities. using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions. resource capabilities. and development guidance to help others excel in their current or future job responsibilities. Leading Change Identifying and driving organizational and cultural changes needed to adapt strategically to changing market demands. Facilitating Change Encouraging others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities. instruction. Driving for Results Setting high goals for personal and group accomplishment. Building Organisational Talent Establishing systems and processes to attract. tenaciously working to meet or exceed goals while deriving satisfaction from that achievement and continuous improvement. and opportunities. and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results. and probable consequences. problems. regularly seeking and capitalizing on learning opportunities.RECRUITMENT GUIDE: UNDERGRADUATE ENGINEER 1. thus allowing the organization to meet current and future business challenges. comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions. aligning communication. using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals. using measurement methods to monitor progress toward goals. Personal Growth Orientation Actively pursuing development experiences to improve interpersonal and business impact. Work Standards Setting high standards of performance for self and others. technology. Page 2 Coaching and Developing Others Providing feedback. Empowerment and Delegation Sharing authority and responsibilities with others to move decision making and accountability downward through the organization. team. assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks. and organizational accomplishment. and retain talented individuals. . and ongoing measurement systems to ensure that strategic priorities yield measurable and sustainable results. Establishing Strategic Direction Establishing and committing to a long-term business direction based on an analysis of systemic information and consideration of resources. engage. market drivers.

3.2. • 4. client groups. MANDATORY KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS • Currently enrolled in a course of study to become an Engineer. policies. with the ability to analyse and interpret complex information and make reasoned judgements. KEY CHALLENGES • Page 3 . government bodies and the public. construction. together with interpersonal communication and organisational skills. Demonstrated interest in attaining experience in the development of strategies. • EXPERIENCE THAT WILL BE VIEWED FAVOURABLY BUT IS NOT MANDATORY Demonstrated interest in understanding the principles and practices of dam and weir design. plans and procedures in a total asset management environment. safety surveillance and maintenance and the statutory and institutional framework for dam safety and asset management. • • 5. Written and oral communication skills applicable to technical professionals. • MANDATORY EXPERIENCE Strong analytical and problem solving skills.