civil design engineer - land development in Christchurch

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job details

christchurch, canterbury
job type
NZ$ 70,000 - NZ$ 85,000 per year
reference number
sharon mcsporran, randstad
03 335 3815
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job description

Christchurch, a vibrant, energetic city, home to some of New Zealand’s most beautiful beaches, picturesque landscapes, stunning nature reserves and parks as well as a friendly, close-knit communities are just some of what wait for you...

This company is one of New Zealand's leading national multi-discipline engineering consultancies. This is a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of an innovative company where challenge achieves results and solutions. They currently have an exciting opportunity for a Civil Engineer to join their team.

This role will be involved in civil consulting engineering works covering stormwater, wastewater, water supply, and roading infrastructure design and supervision for land developments. You will be carrying out civil engineering infrastructure investigations, concept evaluation, reporting, design drawing and site supervision for land developments. You will need to prepare civil engineering design and drawings for Resource/Building Consent Applications with an excellent understanding of the processes associated with Resource Consents, Engineering Approvals, and Building Consents.

You will need…

  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering or BE (Civil) and wish to work towards chartered status
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience in Civil engineering in NZ
  • Strong ability to prepare technical drawings in Civil 3D and to clearly identify the details.
  • Experience in the civil engineering field with a sound land development background
  • To have a working knowledge of a variety of civil engineering fields from stormwater drainage, water supply and wastewater drainage, earthworks, road construction and land development
  • Good analytical, report writing and oral presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and client relationship skills.

Only those with a Valid Work Visa or Full Working Rights for New Zealand will be considered.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link or email your updated CV as a Word Document to

If you feel this opportunity isn’t the right one for you, have a look at our website for the latest vacancies, alternatively, please contact Sharon on (0) 3 335 3815 for a confidential discussion.

The Randstad CPE team (Construction, Property and Engineering), Sharon McSporran (Design Engineering Specialist), Tanya Guerin (Commercial and Residential Construction Specialist), Amy Green (Civil Construction Specialist) are currently resourcing for a number of permanent and contract positions. For full details please visit our website at or call the team on 0800 86 96 75. Thank you.

Randstad currently have a number of construction requirements; please visit our website at for regular updates. SK916752A