Senior Technical Designers

Posted 23 November 2022
Salary$635 Daily plus Super
Job type Contract
Sectors CGC CoverGovernment

Job description

The NSW Government is investing $8.6 billion over the next 4 years, continuing its program to deliver 160 new and upgraded schools to support communities across NSW.

Our client is currently looking to engage Senior Technical Designers experienced in Architectural projects defining briefs, for initial 12 month contracts.

Overview of the Project:
Universal Pre-Kindergarten is the centrepiece of the Department of Education’s Early Years Commitment is the NSW Government’s investment of $5.8 billion to introduce a new universal pre-Kindergarten year in the year before primary school, for every child by the end of the decade. To achieve this Statutory Planning support is needed to investigate and deliver the appropriate infrastructure/asset response across the state. We will run pilots in selected locations to help us understand the best ways to introduce universal pre-Kindergarten by the end of the decade, in 2030. The creation of this team is an important step forward to realise this and support the existing planning team with work across the state. With the creation of a new team for a new program of work, the opportunity also includes process refinement and improvement.

Primary purpose of the role
Provide a design management service to SINSW that is efficient, cost effective and adds value to the development of sound infrastructure planning that meets organisational, legislative and educational requirements.

Key accountabilities
  • Review designs for completeness, building standards and constructability compliance, drawing upon professional expert advice from subject matter experts as required.
  • Provide strategic and technical advice and guidance across a range of infrastructure design issues during project development and delivery in reference to the Educational Facilities Standards and Guidelines (EFSG) and design best practice standards.
  • Ensure a sufficient pipeline of external consultancy design services and coordinate its allocation across the planning portfolio to ensure resources scale up and down as required to meet need and demand.
  • Undertake analysis and prepare accommodation schedules for current and future educational facilities to inform project scope and design briefs.
  • Coordinate investigations into design related activities that inform the EFSG and design principles.
  • Source and manage the engagement of external consultants, including preparation of briefs, ensuring timeliness of advice and review of quality.
  • Direct and manage design service levels and outputs to ensure that they progress on time and within budget, while meeting the expectation of stakeholders.
Key knowledge and experience
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.
Essential requirements
  • Tertiary qualification in architecture, property or relevant knowledge or experience.
  • Flexibility to travel state-wide locations.
  • A valid driver licence.
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to or call Jessica now on 0282524001.