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Senior Civil Engineer - Transport

Engineering and Construction
Queenstown, Otago
November 15, 2021

Known for its welcoming community, Queenstown is famous for its iconic scenic views and the opportunity to achieve a unique outdoor lifestyle that makes Queenstown one of the most appealing places to live and work in New Zealand.

Employing over 500 staff, Queenstown Lakes District Council is at the very heart of a dynamic community with a commitment to delivering the best in facilities and services that match the needs of the region and those who live in and come to visit.

Your role has the opportunity to be directly involved in one of the largest collections of Transport projects in the region, working with and providing technical solutions within a key stake holder group that includes Waka Kotahi. Your technical input will also be required on other key infrastructure projects aimed to improve services and address pending changes to how infrastructural assets are managed in the future. The inputs you will provide will range from  investment planning and business case scoping support of projects through to technical support and assurance of the design and construction phases of assigned projects

For the level of contribution and representation required, you will hold an appropriate tertiary level degree (Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering or equivalent) together with 7-10 years of experience in planning and design around infrastructure for Transportation in particular. This will need to be supported by formal training and or qualification in Project Management. Based on your close involvement on behalf of QLDC, demonstrating strong technical competence, negotiation and commercial skills will be important as will your ability to develop a risk profile with an appropriate mitigation strategy.

This is an excellent Senior level role that will place you at the sharp end of major capital works within an environment and lifestyle that many strive to achieve in their careers.

Initial enquiries can be made by contacting Gerald van Looy on (21) 302888 or Matt van Tuinen on (021) 998383.

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Applications close 29 November 2021.

To be considered you must contact Echelon Group directly as applications through other agencies will not be considered or accepted.