The Engineering Services Department of Cootamundra Shire Council includes a team of 45 outdoor and 7 indoor staff, dedicated to providing quality infrastructure and services for the town and district communities of the Cootamundra Shire.

Council has been recognised for its engineering success by being a regular recipient of state awards, including 2002 NSW National Co-ordinators Excellence Award for drumMUSTER and the 2002 Local Government Excellence in the Environment Awards (Waste Management & Water Efficiency categories).