After a difficult 2020 the year ahead is looking very positive for this commercial construction contractor with a significant amount of major projects already underway or starting in the foreseeable future. As such they are looking to develop their engineering capacity on a national level and are looking for the right person to head up that development.

This is a new role to the company so there is an opportunity for you to shape it as you see fit. Based in Auckland there will be a requirement for travel around the North and South Island as projects dictate. The Senior Engineer will be part of the leadership management team working with Engineers and Project Directors on a variety of commercial construction projects around the country. Although not initially having a team of direct reports your leadership experience will be invaluable as you work throughout the company.

You will be a specialist in structural engineering with a background in contracting or consultant engineering (ideally both). The focus is on commercial building projects in a range of sectors such as health, education, tourism, accommodation, office and government, so your track record will reflect that and include both above and below ground structures experience. Other requirements include,

  • A degree in structural engineering or similar industry field
  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience with a contractor or engineering consultancy
  • A desire to lead and build a new arm of a major contractor
  • A winning attitude!

This is a great opportunity for you to take your career to the next level with a leading New Zealand contractor. Although there are still restrictions at the border the company is looking for the right person so are happy to review candidates who are currently overseas. Your success will see you secure an excellent salary that reflects your experience and a package that includes numerous benefits in line with the role. They are keen to fill the role as soon as possible so send me a copy of your CV to and we can take your application from there.

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