The civil and infrastructure season is getting busier in New Zealand and this leading civil contractor is due to start a major project civil in Auckland in the first quarter of 2020. As a company they have completed some of the most ingenious and complicated heavy civil and infrastructure projects around. This upcoming project is one of the biggest in New Zealand and as such a hugely important one for the company and a great addition to any engineers bank of experience.

Their current requirement is for a number of Project Engineers to work on the structural component of the project. As a Project Engineer you will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the industry with a civil contractor, with at least two years in a Project Engineer position. Your broader civil and infrastructure experience will be beneficial but it is essential that the bulk of your focus has been on civil structures including bridges, foundations, piling, retaining walls to name but a few. In your role as Project Engineer you will be comfortable managing a package or section of work that includes health & safety, ongoing site management and subcontractor management whilst at the same time running a team of junior engineers. Other desirable attributes include,

  • A degree or equivalent industry qualification
  • Excellent man management skills
  • Great communication and IT skills
  • A sense of humour and a desire to do a great job

This company has a very successful track record of recruiting from overseas and those candidates that made the move have been impressed with the company, their career opportunities and New Zealand as a whole. If you want to continue your career with an organisation that appreciates your experience and can offer you a future that this is the opportunity for you. Your successful application will result in an excellent salary and package.

These are positions for the New Year so I would encourage you to contact me immediately so that we can discuss the company and the roles in more detail. Catalyst Recruitment are specialists in bringing candidates to New Zealand from overseas and will make sure that you’re given all the information upfront to make the move to New Zealand a swift and simple one. To find out more contact Phil on +6421 489 367, or send me a copy of your CV via email to

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