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Asset Engineer

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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Te Anau
Categories: Civil Engineering

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

We have an exciting opportunity to become part of this high performing team in Te Anau as our Asset Engineer.  Reporting to the Asset Manager, you would be responsible for the planning, operational management and delivery of the forward works programme , determining effective maintenance programmes and contributing to the strategies that drive them.

About the role:
As the Asset Engineer, you will provide support to the Asset Manager, the Operations Manager, Technical Services teams as well as internal and external supply partners as one collaborative group within the Milford Alliance- an Alliance of Downer and NZTA to maintain. The Asset Engineer will be well supported by an experienced team who work across various contracts.

As our Asset Engineer, you will ensure the deliverables of the contracts are being achieved and make best use of available financial, human and physical resources to provide a customer focused delivery team. Day to day you will:

  • Manage the processes associated with the provision of data and condition collection including mentoring  of inspectors
  • Oversee the asset inventory/database management and oversight of data quality
  • Lead the data analysis, treatment selection and the development of the forward works programmes
  • Work with operational staff to ensure maintenance intervention strategies are followed and decisions are made with a "best for network" approach
  • Facilitate the development & management of maintenance programmes of works
  • Assist the Asset Manager in information collection  

About you:
You will need to have proven industry experience and knowledge but experience in advanced asset management will be advantageous. You will also have:

  • Superior communication skills and ability to effectively communicate complex technical issues in a clear and rigorous manner to maximize impact
  • Proven ability to manage multifaceted supplier/service provider relationships and develop effective working relationships
  • Passion, drive and enthusiasm and highly self-motivated to drive business results
  • Sound commercial understanding and acumen
  • Ability to conduct some travel.
  • Desirable to hold tertiary Engineering qualification (or equivalent)

A role with us can enable you to develop and enhance your skills and experience.  This is a great opportunity for you to join our diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team thriving in a collaborative fast-paced environment.  We will reward you with a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, great training and ongoing development, and the opportunity to advance your career within our organisation. 

How to apply
If this sounds like an opportunity for you then register your interest at reference 571559.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment drug test & medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

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