New Zealand remains one of the best locations in the world to work and play. We’re very protective of the great work – life balance we have here and this is particularly evident in the civil and infrastructure sector. I’ve worked with many international candidates who continue to enjoy all that New Zealand has to offer whilst developing and advancing their careers in the infrastructure sector.

My client is a leading tier 1 civil contractor and they are working as part of a major project alliance in Auckland. Focussing specifically on bridges and other civil structures they are looking for an experienced QA Engineer to join their team. Your primary responsibility will be to uphold the highest standards of quality assurance throughout the project lifecycle. You will work closely with a dynamic team of engineers, designers, and project managers to ensure that all aspects of construction meet regulatory requirements and exceed industry expectations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive quality assurance processes for bridge and civil structure construction.
  • Conduct thorough inspections and audits to identify potential issues and ensure compliance with project specifications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address quality concerns and implement corrective actions.
  • Utilize cutting-edge technology and software tools to streamline QA processes and enhance project efficiency.
  • Prepare detailed reports and documentation to track QA activities and communicate findings to stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or similar
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in quality assurance with a contractor, with specific focus on bridges and civil structures
  • A track record in promoting a quality culture of best practice as well as practical developed skills in auditing, inspection, testing, risk assessment, quality assurance.
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodologies, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across teams.

This is a great opportunity to join one of New Zealand’s leading contractors on a major project in our biggest city. You will secure and excellent salary and package which will include relocation and immigration assistance. If you feel this is a role for you then send your CV to Phil at and we’ll start your journey.

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