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Senior Project Engineer (Wellington)

  • Wellington, New Zealand
  • Full Time - Permanent

Downers 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 national and within the Wellington region. We are currently delivering a number of major infrastructure projects which will change the face of Wellington! It’s time to join the next stage of Wellingtons development!

As a key part of our construction team you will report to the Project Manager. Your role will involve providing technical assistance on all engineering requirements within the project. You will be assisting the Project Manager with day to day operations, project documentation and contractual issues.

About you:

Suitable applicants for this role will have:

  • A formal civil engineering qualification (BE, NZCE) is preferred
  • 5 + years experience in a civil engineering position is desirable
  • Ideally experienced with bulk earthworks and civil construction
  • 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
  • Willing to learn and build your career in a fast-developing regional business

In return we offer:

We provide genuine training opportunities and career development, the ability to transfer to different parts of New Zealand and of course long-term job security.

  • Guaranteed full-time hours – minimum 40 hours per week
  • Tools of trade provided including uniform and PPE gear
  • Access to a range of company benefits and partnered discounts
  • Pay range: $120,000 - $160,000 (negotiable on experience)

If you're ready to accept the challenge, apply today by contacting heading to www.downercareers.co.nz using job reference number 596192. 

The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug test & 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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