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Would you like to enjoy the laid back lifestyle and waterways of the Northern Rivers for more than just a holiday? Want to avoid the traffic jams and parking woes, improve your carbon footprint and live a healthier lifestyle?

Ballina is situated on the surfing coast between Byron Bay and Evans Head, and lies between the waters of the Richmond River and North Creek which join to encapsulate Ballina as an island. Surfing, fishing, sailing and boating of all sorts are enjoyed in the Ballina vicinity. The hinterland is picturesque with national parks, nature reserves, waterfalls, rolling country vistas and quaint villages from which you can source locally grown fresh farm produce.

Ardill Payne and Partners (APP) is a multi-disciplinary firm of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineers, Project Managers, Town Planners and Surveyors which has been practising in Ballina on the Far North Coast of NSW for over 35 years.

APP has a subsidiary office in Gunnedah and covers sites all around Australia for telecommunications and wind farm clients. APP provides engineering and management services to a large range of clients covering a great variety of work, including:

  • Property development
  • Telecommunications and alternate energy systems
  • Mining industry
  • Environmental investigation
  • Civil and structural engineering design
  • Surveying services
  • Town planning services

Current Positions

Senior Structural Engineer 

About the role

A position exists for a Senior Structural Engineer. We envisage the candidate would have a minimum of ten years design experience in a consulting engineer’s office and have experience in reinforced concrete, steel and timber structures.

APP undertakes a variety of structural engineering tasks from conventional, commercial, industrial and residential development, through to advanced engineering in the wind and telecommunications industries. Experience in first principles and advanced computer modelling, and design of slender steel structures would be beneficial. Remote field work will also be required from time to time.

This position offered is primarily as a permanent role, however a casual or contract engagement would be acceptable and will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

If you have a high level of technical knowledge, enjoy challenges, are hardworking and want the opportunity to maintain a fantastic work-life balance whilst working in a friendly and co-operative environment, then please forward your application.

Salary Range

$95,000 – $125,000 depending on qualifications and experience.

Town Planner

Job tasks and responsibilities

Full time position as part of a Town Planning team. Successful candidate will be afforded the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, from rezoning applications to large scale subdivision and everything in between. Day to day work will involve the preparation of SEE’s, liaising with clients and Council. Must have at least 5 years’ experience in the NSW Planning System, Local Government experience would be highly desirable.

Essential skills and experience

  • Minimum of 5 years working within the NSW Planning System
  • Degree qualified
  • NSW drivers licence
  • Experience in the preparation and/or assessment of development applications

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Local Government experience (particularly within the NSW Northern Rivers region)
  • High level communication skills
  • Leadership skills to mentor junior staff

Job benefits and perks

Our office is located in main street Ballina, within walking distance to the Richmond River, and only a short drive to the beautiful beaches of the Far North Coast of NSW. You will be working with a great team of people within a friendly and social atmosphere, and have the chance of excellent career progression opportunities.

Salary Range:

$70,000 to $90,000 + Super – dependent on qualifications and experience.

Senior Civil Designer

Job tasks and responsibilities

Full time position as part of a dynamic Civil Engineering team. Successful candidate will be afforded the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects, from road upgrades and land development, to commercial and industrial developments. Must have relevant formal qualifications in Civil Engineering, and at least 10 years’ experience in civil design & drafting of roads, subdivisions, stormwater drainage, sewer and water supply. Opportunity exists to expand into project management.

Skills and experience

Must be proficient in the use of the following to design & draft:

  • AutoCAD
  • Either Civil 3D (CSD) or 12D

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • CivilCAD (Magnet)
  • Drains
  • Autoturn
  • SIDRA
  • Construction supervision skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Mentoring ability
  • Strong communication skills

Job benefits and perks

Our office is located in main street Ballina, within walking distance to the Richmond River, and only a short drive to the beautiful beaches of the Far North Coast of NSW. You will be working with a great team of people within a friendly and social atmosphere.

Salary Range

$90,000 to $120,000 + Super, depending on qualifications & experience.

Apply here

Please fill out the form on the right to apply for the relevant position.

 

Ardill Payne & Partners

BALLINA: 45 River Street, PO Box 20, Ballina NSW 2478
Phone:
02 6686 3280

GUNNEDAH:  Germane House, 285 Conadilly Street, Gunnedah NSW 2380
Phone: 02 6742 9955

Email: info@ardillpayne.com.au