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Design Engineer

Engineering » Civil/Structural Engineering
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Full Time
Hawkes Bay - Napier
Posted on:
24 June 2020

Napier City Council is one of Napier’s largest and most desirable employers – they value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.


It is an exciting time to be joining the Council's Infrastructure Design team. Led by a passionate and experienced Manager the team culture is one of professionalism, service excellence and a real focus on continuing professional development.


The design team provides civil engineering design and contract administration services for a variety of projects, including road construction, three waters construction and other minor works. 


We are seeking an experienced Design Engineer to work as part of our professional team to ensure the coordinated design of infrastructure projects.  You will be responsible for a variety of projects including roading, carparks, sportsgrounds, 3 waters utility and other civil engineering works throughout the Napier City. 


To be successful you will bring:

  • A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering, Diploma in Civil Engineering or NZCE (Civil).
  • Proven technical design experience.
  • Solid technical experience in either roading design or 3 Waters design.
  • Excellent knowledge of horizontal and vertical design in accordance with the Austroads standards and a sound understanding of traffic engineering, intersection design and local area traffic management.
  • Experience and understanding of Civil engineering and land surveying practices and principles.
  • Extensive knowledge of New Zealand local authority specifications, infrastructure design principles and practices.
  • Extensive experience and sound knowledge of Safety in Design and implementation.


This is a fantastic opportunity to join Napier City Council and make a positive impact on the communities they serve.


Please apply with your CV and cover letter through this site or contact Ian Green on 04 499 8055 for further information.


Applications close Friday 10 July 2020.


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