First listed on: 03 September 2021

About us

Wannon Water is Victoria’s second largest regional urban water corporation by area.

Each day across south-west Victoria we deliver clear, fresh drinking water to our customers. We also take away sewage and trade waste which we treat and return safely to the environment. As a key regional organisation, Wannon Water strives to be an influential community partner, contributing to the wellbeing and prosperity of the region as a whole. We are guided by our strategic direction of beyond water for strong communities.

We provide services to 34 towns, including residential, commercial, industrial and rural customers. Our 212-strong employee base has more than 1,500 years’ experience at Wannon Water to fulfil our purpose of providing safe, reliable, innovative and sustainable water services and strengthening communities in south-west Victoria.


Our benefits

We are passionate about people - the people we employ, the people who depend on our products and services, and the people who make up our communities. 

As an employee of Wannon Water, you will have a genuine opportunity to make the most of your talents, broaden your experience and take on rewarding challenges. 

Working with the wider community, we commit to making gender equity a business and cultural norm. It’s simply the right thing to do. We embrace all forms of diversity and promote family-friendly working hours and leave arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we serve. We feature a mix of age groups and cultural diversity, programs to recognise and showcase great work and initiative, and a raft of professional development opportunities, making working here a great lifestyle choice.

You will have access to:

  • Programs to recognise and showcase great work and initiative
  • Discounts on services including computers, software and broadband.
  • A flexible work environment
  • An events and activities committee
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Rostered days off
  • An employee assistance program
  • Study leave
  • Health and wellbeing programs

About the role

We have an ongoing opportunity for an experienced engineer to work with our award-winning roof water harvesting team and assist with the effective investigation and planning of future water and wastewater infrastructure needs of the region.


A key component of the role will see you provide expert advice to internal stakeholders, business leads, consultants, developers and other industry professionals in water and wastewater infrastructure.


Deliverables in the role are broad and include development of the capital investment plan; future planning and review of existing systems accounting for climate change impacts; and building resilience and adaptation measures across a broad asset base. You will be responsible for concept design for augmented and new systems, including alternative water supplies. The role will also assist with advice on catchment planning referrals (domestic wastewater systems) and utilisation and enhancement of simulation models for water and wastewater systems.

 About you and your skills 

To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • A strong community focus
  • High organisational skills and an ability to visualise and strive for innovative solutions to  create efficient and effective ways of asset planning
  • High motivatation and enthusiasm
  • A strong understanding and desire to expand knowledge in the principles of infrastructure and water resource planning
  • Relevant experience in the water and sewerage sector
  • A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering (or suitable equivalent).


This is a full-time ongoing position, located in Warrnambool. The role has a salary range of $81,298.96 to $88,390.93 p.a plus superannuation. A higher salary may be negotiated for highly skilled and experienced applicants and applications are encouraged from these individuals.

For further information, please contact Brad Clingin (Manager Asset Planning) on 1300 926 666.


A copy of the position description for this role is available via our website at

Applications close: Sunday 19 September 2021

Click APPLY and you will be taken through to the Wannon Water Careers Portal to complete your application. Once there, you will be prompted to answer a few simple questions and upload your cover letter and CV. To give yourself the best opportunity to progress your application, please outline in your cover letter how your skills and experience meet the role requirements as outlined in the position description.

We thank you for taking the time to consider Wannon Water as a future employer and look forward to hearing from you

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