Project Engineer

Location: Christchurch Posted Date: May 12, 2020
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Employer Job Id: 568392 Careermine Job Id: 1841774
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Christchurch
Categories: 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 12,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand's biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

As a key part of our Christchurch construction team were looking for a Project Engineer to join our team. Your role will involve the tendering, management and delivery of civil projects up to $3 million. Join a brand new crew, full of enthusiasm and energy.

What's in it for you?
  • To take on and own projects from start to finish - demonstrate your project management skills including; programme planning, delivery and financial acumen.
  • Develop or improve your tendering ability
  • Opportunity to mentor and develop a team by building trusting relationships
  • Competitive remuneration package and company vehicle

What will you be doing in this role?
  • You will be bring your financial acumen to the fore with the delivery good solid financial reports and meeting assigned budgets.
  • Be highly responsive and work to tight deadlines
  • Deliver on project requirements,
  • Optimize resource use to ensure a high standard and quality of work for our customers.
  • Use your experience to develop methodologies and programmes for high quality tenders to help grow the business.

Skills and attributes:
  • Proven successful Project Management experience, ideally within Road Maintenance, Utilities and/or Construction with an engineering qualification is preferable
  • Preparing project reports, proposals and budgets.
  • A strong track record of positive leadership behaviours that empower others through collaboration.
  • The ability to create and deliver a strong customer focus culture, and a collaborative approach to develop client relationships
  • A positive health and safety attitude
  • A sound understanding of contract conditions and how to work within them.

Maybe you are looking for your next challenge or you are a seasoned Project Engineer looking for change? Either way you will be passionate about contracting, detailed planning, motivating a team and actively seek continuous improvement.

If you are looking to be part of a collaborative team, and an organisation that values people as its number one asset, then apply today! Visit www.downercareers.co.nz entering 568392 into the keyword search.

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.

Advertised: 11 May 2020 New Zealand Standard Time
Applications close: 07 Jun 2020 New Zealand Standard Time