First listed on: 06 November 2023

Asset Investigations Project Manager

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Asset Investigations Project Manager (Full-Time) to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 

Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelinesthat’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  
  • Work a 9-day fortnight at Full pay on the Enterprise agreement  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Salary Range $126,780 - $152,149 base + super
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do: 

  • Own delivery of agreed outcomes of projects from needs analysis to completion, including recommending and implementing optimal solutions to address the business needs while meeting agreed time, cost and quality objectives and determining how benefits will be realised.
  • Control the Asset Investigations program performance through monitoring the program schedule, financials and quality. 
  • Provide project management support to the Asset Investigation Engineers for project controls, procurement, quality assurance and Asset Investigations process improvements. 
  • Lead negotiation and ongoing management of contracts for consulting, externally provided services required to enable the delivery of projects. 
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders and approval authorities, including community and public consultation processes, planning approval processes ensuring that approvals are obtained in a timely manner.

What we are looking for:  

  • Tertiary Qualification (bachelor level or above) in Project Management or Engineering (Civil, Electrical, Mechanical) or demonstrated equivalent experience
  • 5+ years professional experience in Project Management (preferably in asset based projects) with demonstrated experience in delivering a portfolio of projects valued in excess of $5m meeting time, quality and cost targets 
  • Advanced knowledge in Asset Management Planning and asset renewal processes, and demonstrated knowledge of and practical application of project management software and methodologies 
  • Experience in assessing safety and other risk exposures and proactively manage these across project lifecycles 
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of dam design, water infrastructure, construction, operation, safety surveillance and maintenance

How we will support you: 

At WaterNSW, we embrace the opportunity to integrate work into our life by having full ownership of our work week. We value getting the job done rather than looking at your work hours. 

We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women.Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities 

More about our team / culture: 

We communicate openly and honestly while maintaining respect for each other. This means we get things done. We understand that everyone is different, and this is what we value as part of our inclusive culture. 

Who is WaterNSW

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 

For more information, please reach out to: Jasmine Choong on

Please note applications for this position will close on 21st November 2023.

Click for Position Description - Please note this can only be accessed on the WaterNSW Careers Page. 

You must have full work rights in Australia to qualify for all positions at WaterNSW. 

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant. 

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