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Project Engineer (Piling)

  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downer’s Transport Projects division delivers multi-disciplined infrastructure solutions throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific, in the road, rail, renewable, marine, and civil sectors. We’ve had some great successes in the past couple of years both nationally and within the pacific region.

With our current workload in a range of Civil & Commercial Construction and future opportunities, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Project Piling Engineer to join our team based in Auckland. We have some exciting projects on the go and we would like you to be part of our great team.

Your role will be to manage all aspects of the civil and structural operation reporting directly to the Project Manager.  You will have the opportunity to develop and maintain strong client relationships, liaise with the public and prepare progress and claim reports. You will also have a quality and safety ethos and perform audits and checks to ensure compliance with Health & Safety, quality and environmental policies.

 About you:

 We are looking for individuals with the following skills and experience:

  • A formal civil engineering qualification (BE, NZCE)
  • 4 + years' experience in a civil engineering position
  • Ideally experienced with piling and ground improvements plus general Civil construction experience.
  • Experience in reviewing technical drawings and design
  • Excellent organisational skills and demonstrated customer relationship management skills
  • Sound project or engineering operations experience, including budget management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • A self-starter, highly motivated and goal oriented
  • Strong commitment to Health & Safety initiatives, and ability to assist in preparing method statements for a range piling techniques, together with JSEA preparation.
  • Willing to learn and build your career in a fast-developing regional business

In return, you can expect to be part of a top performing, high profile company with a successful tendering history and a jam-packed project pipeline.

This is an opportunity to become a key part of our Downer team.  Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful and this position presents you with an opportunity to add high value while experiencing long-term growth.

Apply today by contacting heading to using job reference number 590561

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

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - the successful applicant will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.  

The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2023.   If you submit an application during this period please note that we will review your details and update you upon our return.  Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.


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