Senior Civil Engineer

Posted 28 June 2023
Salary$140,000 - $170,000 + vehicle
Job type Permanent

Job description

One of the leading Civil Engineering Consultancy’s in Auckland is excited to be recruiting for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their Auckland office.  
This specialist civil engineering consultancy has been running for 13 years under its current owners but was operational for a long time prior to that under different ownership. With an office in Queenstown and Auckland the company specialises in civil engineering projects in the form of residential and industrial subdivisions, retirement villages and the infrastructure and civil site works of building projects. 

Over the last 13 years they’ve experienced consistent growth largely through referred work and have recently won another long term – large scale contract for another one of New Zealand’s largest land and property developers. As such this Senior Civil Engineer role is business critical.
You will play an integral part in leading the business forward assuming responsibility for brand new suburbs/subdivisions, developing strong relationships with clients, developers, and council. You will genuinely own your own projects and will manage them from concept to completion.  

On offer is a seriously competitive salary in the upper quartile of the Senior Civil Engineer salary band, an impressive choice of a brand-new work vehicle and the opportunity to work with some of the best Civil Engineering and Land Development experts in the country across a range of asset classes for the developers you’ve always wanted to work for.


This role will see you working on broad and varied elements of land development, including but not limited to site monitoring, contract administration, complex civil design, resource consent preparation, contract preparation and tendering.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • The design of earthworks, roading, drainage, stormwater treatment and detention
  • Hydrology, stream works & mitigation.
  • Resource consenting requirements
  • Managing large scale and complex land development projects
  • Manage individual outputs and those of the project team to deliver KPI’s for development projects
  • Acting and presenting as an expert witness in council and environment court arbitration
  • Mentoring of other project staff
  • Upholding quality and looking to improve team outputs regarding design and management of land development projects
  • Management of Construction Supervision to the highest level and maintaining strong relationships with contractors and the public
  • Overseeing Contract Management
  • Maintain up to date industry knowledge in areas of construction practice, modelling, software, and innovation
  • Strong experience with AutoCad, Civil 3D or 12D software
  • A Bachelor of Engineering university degree, a NZCE or a BEngTech.
  • Experience in using AutoCAD, Civil 3D or 12D software
  • 6 years + of local New Zealand experience required
  • A track record in delivering large subdivisions
  • The gravitas and relationship building skills to manage relations with clients and contractors to achieve wins and positive outcomes consistently
This opportunity is not one to be missed and is sure to be snapped up soon so apply now. For questions, get in touch with our Engineering Recruitment Consultant, Hugh Miller, today on 027 305 0677 for a confidential chat.

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.