Senior Water Resources Engineer

Posted 13 February 2024
Salary$110,000 - $140,000
Job type Permanent

Job description

One of New Zealand’s most respected, employee owned, multidisciplinary consultancies is excited to be recruiting for a Senior Water Resources Engineer to join their Auckland office.
The role has come about due to an influx of work and increased demand in the water discipline.
For over 100 years these experts have been providing services in the engineering, surveying, planning, urban design, GIS, land development, 3 waters and transport disciplines.
The successful candidate will be working on an interesting mix of large-scale projects across the public and private sectors that will make a positive difference to the lives and safety of everyday Aucklanders. The projects will range private land development projects for some of NZ’s most well know property developers to infrastructure projects for councils and infrastructure providers.
Reporting to the Three Waters Manager (A renowned industry leader), you’ll be working closely with the Three Waters Team Lead, who’s renowned for her people focused management style.
There is potential that the successful candidate could also join the team in a “Team Lead” position.
You’ll be joining a team that is heavy on modelling expertise is really looking for an engineer with strong “planning” expertise and a knack for getting resource consent for complex projects. If you have modelling experience too, that would be advantageous.
On offer is a competitive market rate salary, a clear career progression pathway at a consultancy that is renowned for its professional development, Genuine flexibility and Work from home arrangements, an employee share scheme and a role with an organisation that will set you up for massive success and that prides itself on its down to earth culture and efficiency.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Having a lead role on projects involving stormwater management plans, hydraulic modelling, engineering design, and other flood management and network projects.
  • Investigation, planning and design of water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure.
  • Providing technical expertise, project management and delivering solutions to the local and wider national team,
  • Shaping better infrastructure for a diverse range of public and private clients across Aotearoa. 
  • maintaining direct relationships with existing clients and expanding our client base through your established networks.
  • 5+ years’ work experience in related roles.
  • Experience in hydrologic and hydraulic modelling and design of pipe and surface networks, or flood control systems.
  • Experience in delivering stormwater projects: skills in Water Sensitive/Low Impact Design, hydraulic modelling, preparing Catchment/Stormwater Management Plans, or working in Three Waters/Infrastructure space are a bonus.
  • Skills using or interpreting results with software such as InfoWorks ICM, MIKE DHI, HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, TUFLOW and GIS.
  • Proven experience in client relationship management and identification of opportunities is advantageous.
  • Enthusiastic about sustainability, resilience, and green infrastructure.
  • Tertiary qualified with a relevant degree such as a Bachelor of Engineering.
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.