Land Development Engineer (Project Management Engineer)

  • Are you an experienced Project Management Engineer looking for your next challenge?
  • Do you love providing solutions and exceptional service for customers?
  • Are you inquisitive and innovative with outstanding interpersonal skills?
  • Looking for a role where you can have a positive, lasting impact on your community?

Waimakariri District is one of the fastest-growing Districts in New Zealand and the third-largest, by population, in the South Island. This brings with it abundant challenges across a diverse range of areas. The Council is seeking a Land Development Engineer within the Project Delivery Unit, based in Rangiora, North Canterbury, to provide engineering advice on an array of growth developments.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated, skilled and experienced engineer and project manager to join a progressive and customer-focused Council. This is a permanent term full-time position with the responsibility of providing land development engineering delivery in a long-term sustainable manner. We currently have some exciting developments underway requiring engineering assessments on plan change applications, providing engineering advice on resource consents, engineering plan reviews, inspections, coordination with developers, and consultation with Asset Managers.

The preferred candidate will be an intermediate to senior engineer to work within the Utilities & Roading Department and be a key part of the Project Delivery Unit. You will be responsible for providing high-quality engineering input on development projects within the District. This is a great opportunity to take ownership and work closely with the public, Council, consultants, and contractors to deliver outstanding results.

This role will suit a qualified engineer, with technical expertise in Civil Engineering. Ideally, applicants should have experience in Civil and Environmental Engineering techniques, and applicants with strong Traffic Engineering skills will also be considered. Strong organisation and oral communication skills are essential for this varied and challenging position.

The rewards for this position include a competitive salary package designed to attract the right person to join our team, great working conditions and a very supportive and friendly team environment where you really can make a difference.

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, Waimakariri District offers small town and rural lifestyles with a range of outdoor recreation activities on your doorstep but with the advantages of a big city nearby. Whatever your choice of living environment it is readily available and affordable.

If you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of this exciting position, and you want to be on our team then get in touch because we want to hear from you.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact Gary Stevenson, Development Manager on 021 480 833.

Applications close 5:00pm Wednesday, 4 November 2020.

The Council is a Professional Development Partner with Engineering New Zealand and is an equal opportunities employer.

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Permanent Full Time

Job no: 5247800

Location: Waimakariri

Closing Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2020