Senior Civil Engineering Lead - Three Waters

Posted 13 December 2022
Salary$130,000 to $170,000
Job type Permanent

Job description


This multi – disciplinary engineering consultancy has won employer of the year for three years in a row and is proud to boast a 30 strong team of Civil and Structural Engineers with 15 nationalities represented amongst the headcount.
With a particular focus on structural, water, land development and temporary works this business still has engineers that work on civil and structural projects. With a diverse range of clients in the public and private sectors, across a range of asset classes they are well set to ride out any economic downturn.
They have a real focus on communication, culture fit and collaboration and believe that good people make good engineers. They have created an eco-system for Engineers of all levels to thrive and where Directors and Seniors work closely with Junior and Intermediate engineers to achieve the best possible outcomes for their ever-growing list of clients.


This role has a real focus on public water infrastructure for key players in the Three Waters space and the successful candidate will be expected to provide:
  • Urgent operational support, ad hoc responsive problem solving and design guidance (lots of site presence, burst mains, slip repairs, etc.).  
  • Stormwater separations, upgrades, development projects etc for Healthy Waters.
  • Water and Wastewater projects e.g., pipeline renewals, Water Treatment Plants (new and upgrades), pump stations, diversions, inspections, etc.


The successful candidate will have:
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage expectations and client relationships.
  • Have pragmatic and logical problem-solving and decision-making ability.
  • Be technically solid and independent with a clear understanding of design principles.
  • Have the ability and personality to lead a team and mentor more junior engineers, to be supportive and positive.
  • Uphold a high standard of quality and dependability.
And on a day-to-day basis you will be expected to:
  • Ensure successful delivery of their projects including overseeing engineers and drafts people where appropriate.
  • Manage client relationships including scoping, quoting, and maintaining open communication.
  • Prepare designs, undertake inspections, and respond to urgent site queries where needed.
  • Support business development through engaging in professional development sessions and developing client relationships.

A highly competitive salary with a well-known name in the industry and the ability to progress your career with a company that has grown consistently over a long period of time. Working with some of the best in the business and with ongoing training and support provided, you will have the opportunity to grow your knowledge within the land development and wider civil sector.

Your benefits include:
  • Clear Career Progression Pathway
  • Competitive remuneration with an annual salary review
  • Strong and supportive team culture
  • Established professional development frameworks
  • A well-established social club, Friday drinks and Free Parking

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 at or on 027 305 0677 for a confidential chat.