Senior Structural Engineer

Posted 31 May 2023
Salary$120,000 - $160,000
Job type Permanent

Job description

Senior Structural Engineer

An opportunity presents itself for a Senior Structural engineer to join one of the best respected structural engineering consultancies in Auckland. The successful candidate will get to use modern software/analysis tools (listed below) while working in a supportive and experienced team as part of a large and diverse structural engineering business. The successful candidate will work on an array of projects across the education, warehousing, high rise, commercial and industrial sectors for some of the country’s property developers and businesses. New Zealand experience is a must and design, and communication skills are integral to this role.

The successful candidate will have:
  • A Bachelor of Engineering Degree.
  • Strong Design skills.
  • Strong understanding of seismic ductility.
  • New Zealand experience as a structural engineer.
  • Understanding of New Zealand building codes.
  • Able to undertake seismic assessments – ISA & DSA.
  • Great communicator – both verbal and written.
  • Professional experience using ETABS software and Micro Scan.
The ideal candidate will: 
  • Be self-motivated – able to work autonomously.
  • Have a hunger to expand their technical knowledge.
  • Enjoy the rewards and responsibility of managing their own projects.
  • Believe in and excel at working in a collaborative environment.


Your benefits include:
  • The option of a 9-day fortnight.
  • Regular Team Lunches.
  • Chartership paid for and supported.
  • Monthly Salary Reviews.
  • A flat collaborative structure.
  • Southern Cross Health Insurance.
  • A seriously competitive salary/package with a discretionary bonus.
  • Weekly Tech sessions with other NZ offices – shared knowledge.
  • Industry renowned and hands on Directors that care about what they do and are passionate about developing their staff.


This nationwide structural engineering consultancy has over 40 years of experience in the design, construction and seismic fields of complex buildings and structures across the public and private sectors with a long list of successfully completed office buildings, high rise apartments, warehouses, industrial, residential and education projects for some of New Zealand’s largest and most respected property developers/NZX listed businesses.
With a well-established mentoring program, a collaborative and flat structure, a “social culture” this consultancy is big enough to work with the best and for the best but small and agile enough to make decisions quickly and for outstanding performers to be seen. On the back of years of good work, they’re in a strong position to provide their engineers with a steady flow of interesting work and professional development opportunities. 

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.