- Job posted on: 9th Feb 2021
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Ekistica (www.ekistica.com.au) is a professional advisory and technical consultancy firm based in Central Australia with extensive experience delivering innovative solutions to the complex challenges of remote area infrastructure development, across Australia, the Pacific, South Asia and beyond.
Wholly owned by the Indigenous controlled Centre for Appropriate Technology Ltd, and with a heritage of working with remote and regional communities that spans over forty years, our vision is a world where location is no longer a barrier to good technical outcomes: where the appropriation of technology enables people, communities and businesses to reach their full potential. We pursue this by providing high quality, independent technical advisory, design engineering and project delivery services to a wide range of national and international clients that include state and national governments, intergovernmental agencies and development banks/organisations, power utilities, community service organisations, large commercial firms and private investment firms.
Based in Alice Springs, our dynamic team includes more than twenty five professional engineers, project managers, engagement specialists and data analysts. You will work as part of this diverse team to deliver an exciting and challenging suite of projects, that include housing programs in remote Indigenous communities, commercial and utility scale renewable energy systems in remote and regional areas, and other public and privately funded remote infrastructure developments.
An early to mid-career engineer with industry experience, you will share our passion for regional and remote areas and have a desire to make a difference. You will have a broad range of experience and be excited to work with a team to bring ideas and projects to life. You will seek to learn and apply new thinking to your current capabilities which will include:
The position is full-time and based in Ekistica’s offices on the beautiful Desert Knowledge Precinct in Alice Springs, with travel to project sites in Australia and potentially overseas.
Ekistica offers 5 weeks annual leave each year, flexible working arrangements, an annual professional development allowance, superannuation of 9.5% in addition to base salary, and an annual performance bonus of up to 5% of salary, measured against the following key metrics:
A relocation allowance is generally offered for new interstate employees, with additional government support also available.