sr. civil engineer/ team leader in Christchurch

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christchurch, canterbury
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sharon mcsporran, randstad
03 335 3815
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job description

The Company

Our client is recognised as one of the leading multi-disciplined consulting firms in New Zealand. Due to increasing workload, they are looking for a Senior Civil Engineer to join their successful Christchurch team, offering you the chance to join a diverse multicultural team with Surveyors, Civil Engineers, Structural Engineer and Project Managers. We are looking for someone who enjoys mentoring and is a strong team leader.

This role will give you the opportunity to join a high-performing, an open and friendly team where there is an abundance of mentoring and development opportunities. Previous design experience in residential and commercial land development projects in New Zealand or a similar market (with similar design codes) is a must. The ideal candidate will be mature, friendly, open, ambitious, a good communicator, with a bit of life experience and a genuine passion for their professional development.

The best applicants for this role will have:

  • At least 8 years experience relevant experience, including land development, civil infrastructure and water projects
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in engineering
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3d or 12d is highly advantageous
  • Proven experience in Landform, Drainage, Roading, Utilities, Consenting, Construction & Contract Management
  • Excellent data analysis, modelling and report writing skills
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills, able to build strong internal and external relationships in the local market and the wider industry
  • You need to be a leader & be responsible for the professional development of junior engineers

You will be given the opportunity to work on a wide variety of multi-disciplinary projects, develop your career and work alongside top professionals in a modern, dynamic and culturally diverse environment, where you will form strong and lasting relationships. Your hard work and contribution to the business will be recognised, valued and rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package.

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