Senior Project Engineer - Milford Sound

Permanent Job, Competitive Salary, Southland, Civil Construction

Your new company

You will be working for a leading provider of integrated services in the country, with a history dating back over 100 years. This company offers a range of solutions for asset owners, infrastructure, and facilities, including design, construction, maintenance, digital engineering and sustainability.

Your new role

You'll be working as a Senior Project Engineer that 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.

The project

This $25 million project will involve helping improve the safety and resilience of a tunnel based on a state highway between two rural Southland towns. The project is set to begin on Early November and will run for approximately 6 months. The successful candidate must be willing to live in rural Southland for at least 2 weeks at a time, with accommodation to be provided. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a major civil construction project in a rural area.

What you'll need to succeed

  • A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent in engineering is preferred.
  • 5+ years working at a Project Engineer level or higher is preferred.
  • Experience with structures is ideal.
  • Experienced in scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control and production of all phases of construction.
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects with extensive plant and resource knowledge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; with the ability to adapt to different audiences.
  • Great problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner based on objectives, risks, implications, and costs.

What you'll get in return

You’ll receive a competitive salary based on your capabilities, as well as benefits such as a vehicle and a living away from home allowance (LAHA). You’ll also have the opportunity to work in a Tier 1 civil company environment that encourages career growth opportunities.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or send to or call me now on 03 669 5568.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career



Job Type
Based on capabilities
Closing date
20 Oct 2023

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Mitchell Mahoni-Rae, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Dunedin
218 George Street, Dunedin Central

Telephone: 036695568

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