Senior Civil Engineer

What’s on offer
  • Industry leading remuneration package - up to $180,000!!!
  • Great working environment with a social culture in Christchurch CBD. 
  • Strong project workload.
  • Opportunity to become a shareholder in the business.
About the company
An established, medium-sized, multi-disciplinary consultancy offering the full range of land development services across planning, surveying and civil engineering. Their head office is in Christchurch with a few other smaller offices across the south island. 

This consultancy is well established having been in business for over 30 years. They have a tight-knit, social culture with plenty of diversity throughout the business. 

They are now seeking an ambitious Senior Civil Engineer to lead the Civil Engineering team in the design and delivery of various land/site development projects throughout the Canterbury region. 

With a supportive work culture, industry-leading remuneration and real opportunities to develop, this is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious and driven Senior Civil Engineer to step into a leadership role with a great kiwi business! 
About the role
Reporting to the Civil Engineering Director, you’ll have the autonomy to take control of the role and make it your own, grow the team and ensure it’s successful. 

You’ll take control of larger development projects, seeing them through from start to finish. This will involve managing client relationships, business development, as well as providing technical leadership, guidance and direction to junior/intermediate engineers.  

You will be the senior leader of the Civil Engineering team, taking responsibility for establishing goals, deadlines and budgets for projects, as well as implementing strategies to improve the workflows and quality of deliverables.

Project work typically encompasses commercial residential and industrial developments as well as some municipal infrastructure.

In the longer term, and for the right person, there is also the opportunity to become a shareholder in the business.
About you
You should be ambitious and driven to make a name for yourself in the industry, (if you haven’t already). Passionate about your work and a natural team player. With your strong technical, analytical and communication skills, you’re an asset to the team and you understand how to work to time and budget while ensuring quality standards are met. You have a positive attitude and growth mindset. You are well networked and know the land development process inside out. Professional development is important to you, and you’re keen to step up into a role where you are utilising both your technical and leadership abilities while being rewarded for it! 
What we’re looking for
  • A Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of experience in land development engineering within a design consultancy, preferably in Christchurch.
  • Strong Civil 3D design skills and experience in the design of land development and/or three waters projects.
  • Great people skills, and an ability to connect with your clients and understand their needs. 
  • A positive attitude and a growth mindset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with relevant Codes of Practice, NZ Standards, technical publications and guidelines.
How to apply
Opportunities like this don’t come along often! If you are interested apply now, or contact All conversations are strictly confidential.