Design Technician

Job No: OCC344
Location: Orange, NSW

Grade: 9 
Weekly Hours: 35 
Annual Salary: $72,441
(inclusive of relevant allowances)
(excludes superannuation)

View the full Position Description by clicking HERE

About Orange City Council

Orange City Council is committed to making a positive contribution to both our region and our local community. With around 500 employees, we take pride in being both for and part of the Orange community. Our aim - to make Orange a better place to live today and tomorrow.


An exciting opportunity exists to join our Engineering Team, as a Design Technician.

Reporting to the Strategic Design and Planning Engineer, you will be responsible for assisting in the development, maintenance and implementation of infrastructure planning and design services, as well as delivering engineering designs in accordance with relevant codes and standards.

Using your excellent communication and people skills you will work in collaboration with operational managers to assist with the delivery of works across infrastructure planning, design and construction, Workplace Health & Safety compliance and Environmental compliance. You will also provide advice on council policy to consultants and general public including on Infrastructure design and future works, Development, Engineering issues and Flooding / stormwater investigations.


To be successful in this position we need someone with relevant work experience in civil design

Someone with experience using CAD design packages, preferred experience in 12D, AutoCad and DRAINs

Someone with a good understanding of Austroads Guidelines, Australian Standards and their interaction with RMS supplements and Technical Directions

Someone with the ability to work independently, as well as the capability to organise and prioritise work to meet deadlines

You also need a Diploma in Civil Engineering as well as a current Class C driver’s licence

This is a great opportunity for someone to join a small but dynamic team, who is keen and motivated to stretch their engineering and infrastructure design skills and knowledge, and gain valuable experience with an organisation that is proactive in its approach to engineering design and development.

To apply, please complete all the questions below. Please be aware that you will be asked to add attachments (such as your resume) after clicking next. Unfortunately you cannot save your application and return to it later.

If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact or telephone Wayne Harris on (02) 6393 8066.

Applications close Sunday 29th October 2017 @ 11pm.


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