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Contract Engineer - Wainui (597202)

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Wainui, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

As our Contract Engineer, working in our Transport team, you’ll be involved in projects around the Wainui / Silverdale region, where you’ll provide management of specific operations, delivering on contract requirements, optimising resource use and achieving target results.

With a variety of work on offer, this includes developing maintenance strategies, pricing, programming, planning, construction and claiming a variety of road sealing projects.

You’ll perform tasks across a range contracts, departments and geographic areas. As Contract Engineer, you’ll aide in the delivery of contract requirements, optimisation of resource use and achieving target results to the client’s satisfaction, on time and within budget. You will also help to develop a strong and motivated team whilst ensuring stakeholder relationships are enhanced and built within the region.

About you:

Bring your proven willingness and capability to learn and couple it with your previous experience in civil construction (at least two years) or a tertiary qualification and we’re keen to see your application. Other things you need to bring to this role will include:

  • Experience using RAMM Contractor (advantageous)
  • Experience in managing work crews
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills – for all internal and external relationships

This is an ideal role for someone who is looking for a role with variety and the opportunity to develop rewarding relationships with customers and team members. If you’re looking for the next step in career, and would love to join an organisation who can offer stability, growth and plenty of career development then don't delay, apply online by heading to our keyword search: 597202

Perks & Benefits
Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive salary, the tools of the trade required to deliver the excellence we are known for, including Downer merch, clothing and hardware etc.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, which includes Zero Harm. You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry-leading and your career opportunities limitless in a business the size of ours.

Because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through various partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across a large number of sought-after multinational brands - Think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

About us
At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport business is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

We are big picture people, operating under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world’s leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by building bright futures for our people, matching our words with our actions, and having the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.   

How to apply:
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 597202 to apply.     

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 and 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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