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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: New Plymouth
Categories: Engineering (All disciplines)
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.
The NZ Transport Agency along with its delivering agency the Mt Messenger Alliance, is constructing a new section of SH3, between Uruti and Ahititi to the north of New Plymouth in Taranaki which is located entirely within the rōhe of Ngāti Tama. This new section ofSH3 will bypass the existing approximately 7.4km steep, narrow and winding section of highway at Mt Messenger.
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 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies. Our commitment to building long term relationships and supporting our customers with high calibre services and solutions; the talents of our people; and consistent excellence in operational delivery sets us apart.
As the Project Engineer your role will be to manage all aspects of the civil and structural operation reporting directly to the Project Manager - Tunnels. You will have the opportunity to develop and maintain strong client relationships, liaise with the public and prepare progress and claim reports. You will also have a quality and safety ethos and perform audits and checks to ensure compliance with Health & Safety, quality and environmental policies.
We are looking for individuals with the following skills and experience:
• A formal civil engineering qualification (BE, NZCE)
• 5 + years' experience in a civil engineering position
• Ideally experienced with bulk earthwork, Concrete and Civil construction and Tunnels
• Experience in reviewing technical drawings and design
• Excellent organisational skills and demonstrated customer relationship management skills
• Sound project or engineering operations experience, including budget management
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent computer skills
• A self-starter, highly motivated and goal oriented
• Strong commitment to Health & Safety initiatives
• Willing to learn and build your career in a fast-developing regional business
This is an opportunity to become a key part of our Downer team. Downer is committed to delivering excellence by ensuring our people have the environment and the means to be successful and this position presents you with an opportunity to add high value while experiencing long-term growth.
Apply today by contacting heading to www.downercareers.co.nz using job reference number 596718
Downer NZ is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.
Our workplaces are drug and alcohol free - the successful applicant 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.
The Downer NZ Recruitment office will be closed from Friday, 23 December 2022 and we will be back on deck on Monday, 9 January 2022. If you submit an application during this period, please note that we will review your details and update you upon our return. Wishing you a safe and festive holiday season.
Advertised: 30 Nov 2022 New Zealand Daylight Time
Applications close: 20 Jan 2023 New Zealand Daylight Time