Asset Engineer


Queenstown Lakes District Council

Asset Engineer (Strategy and Asset Planning)

Work alongside the General Manager of Property and Infrastructure (P&I) to provide effective and sustainable services through high quality asset management.

The Organisation

Employing over 500 staff in what is indisputably one of the most stunning locations in the country, Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of a dynamic community. Our services are essential to the people in our region and include infrastructure development, community recreational facilities and planning, building and other regulatory services.

The Role

The Asset Engineer plays a key role in assisting the General Manager of Property and Infrastructure (P&I) to provide effective and sustainable services through high quality asset management across a range of public infrastructure types.  This will be completed by ensuring that Three Waters (3W) and solid waste asset information and analytics are robust and fit for purpose to support council decision making.

The Asset Engineer will be a key resource in the maintaining the quality of asset systems and data, and will have responsibility to ensure that data standards and systems are managed to attain the best outcomes for QLDC and the community.

This position exercises discretionary decision-making authority under limited supervision and direction to ensure that the asset systems, data and analytics are robust and fit for purpose to support council decision making.

The Person:

  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree required in Engineering or Geographic Information Systems (or similar).
  • A minimum of 7 years’ relevant work experience in similar discipline relevant to the responsibilities of the position, or a commensurate level of proven expertise
  • An understanding of asset management or graphical information systems would be desirable:
    • ESRI software (ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online),
    • Technology One Enterprise Asset Management,
    • Innovyze InfoNet.
  • Demonstrated advanced analytical and creative problem-solving skills are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritise and work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Proven track record of developing and maintaining relationships across a broad range of individuals at all levels in the organisation.
  • Highly developed communication skills including the ability to persuade and influence to obtain optimal outcomes.
  • Able to work autonomously within established procedures and practices; as well as able to propose improvements to processes
  • Highly motivated, achievement-oriented and innovative professional.  

In return the successful candidate will receive;

  • The opportunity to join a great team
  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities
  • Relocation allowance will be considered for the right candidates

Applications close: 6 October 2021

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