Job opportunity: District Council of Yankalilla seeking civil engineering student

District Council of Yankalilla (DCY) are seeking a final year Civil Engineering student or recent graduate to assist the Civil Engineering Officer with management of infrastructure assets across the district. 

This is a full time position, but DCY are prepared to negotiate a flexible working arrangement with the right candidate to complete studies.

The District Council of Yankalilla is a regional Council located approximately 1 hour south of Adelaide’s CBD on the Fleurieu Peninsula, covering 730km2 with a mix of rural and coastal environments.


District Council of Yankalilla
  • Assess the traffic and stormwater impacts associated with development applications and ensuring compliance with relevant standards, industry guides and Council Policy
  • Investigate, record, and resolve resident inquiries regarding Council's infrastructure assets
  • Review of traffic management plans and preparation of traffic impact statements
  • Assessment of tender submissions for civil construction works and engineering Consultancies
  • Review of civil construction drawings and designs
  • Assistance with management of external contractors undertaking civil construction works (road and bridge) including onsite inspections


  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Student in final year of study or recent graduate – or a student due to graduate in 2021
  • Unrestricted drivers' license and reliable transport to Yankalilla (no public transport services are available)
  • a high level of written, verbal and interpersonal communication skill
  • ability to communicate concepts and ideas to both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • ability to work both independently and as part of a small team
  • self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, possess high attention to detail and the ability to multi-task
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skill
  • Desirable - Construction industry induction card.

Applications close Wednesday 30 June 2021.

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