Contract Engineer - CAPEX Renewals

Downer EDI Limited
Auckland, Australia
Closing date
Feb 13, 2022

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Auxiliary & Support Staff, Engineering
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time
angle-right Job no: 586740
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Management, Project Management, Construction, Civil Engineering

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand's infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

About us
At Downer, our purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport Services business unit is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.

We are big picture people, operating a under a model that pushes beyond the here and now. We design, build, and sustain the projects we work on, whilst also developing innovative solutions to the world's leading issues around sustainability, where we are recognised as global leaders.

We remain at the forefront of our industry by employing the best people who have the courage to challenge the status quo. Our people are experts in their fields, influencing and shaping our future.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a real difference by joining us as we continue to build a better tomorrow for generations to come.

About the role
As our Contract Engineer, you will be a part of a team that designs, builds, and maintains 25,000 kms worth of roads in Aotearoa. With over 150 years of projects and knowledge under our belts, our vision is innovative and future focused. We are building sustainable communities that you can be proud to say that you have been a part of producing.

With our current and future opportunities, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Contract Engineer to join our team based in Auckland. We have some exciting projects on the go and we would like you to be part of our great team.

Your role will be to assist in managing all aspects of the maintenance and construction projects, reporting directly to the Project Manager. You will aid in the planning and delivery of projects within the contract requirements, optimise resource use and achieve target results to the client's satisfaction, on time and within budget, championing a Zero Harm work culture. You will ensure stakeholder relationships are enhanced and built within area and surrounding stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our close-knit team in Auckland team based in Great South Road where you will be provided the opportunity to build a successful career with New Zealand's leading Infrastructure provider.

About you
To be successful within this role we are looking for a team player who will bring with them the following skills and experience:
  • Leadership skills with managing 2-3 direct reports
  • Experience in Site and / or Project Engineer roles for 3 - 5 years
  • Excellent use of MS Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experienced in project financial management and reporting
  • Current Full Drivers' License
  • Ability to work across geographical boundaries
  • Preferably hold a tertiary qualification in engineering or working towards one
  • Experience within Maintenance Contracts advantageous
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively with all team members

Perks & Benefits
Working for a progressive and reliable organisation, you will be offered a competitive remuneration package and enjoy flexible working as we take work-life balance so seriously we include it in your contract.

Surrounded by a team of leading experts, we will equip you with all the best tools of trade you will require to deliver the excellence we are known for, plus a whole lot of extras such as merch and clothing.

We pride ourselves on our socially responsible, inclusive, and diverse culture, that includes a Zero Harm tolerance.

You will receive ongoing mentoring, training, and development opportunities to ensure your knowledge and skills continue to be industry leading and your career opportunities limitless in an organisation the size of ours.

And because we are all about relationships creating success, we offer our people a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners. You will receive extensive discounts and perks across an enormous number of sought-after multinational brands, think banking, gyms, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, and plenty more!

How to bring your Difference to Downer
If this sounds like the opportunity for you, head to and enter reference number 586740 to apply.

Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - all successful applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-Employment drug test and medical.

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged.

We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in these roles, to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application will not be considered.

Advertised: 14 Jan 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 04 Feb 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time

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