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Senior Design Engineer

Engineering » Project Management
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Work Type:
Full Time
Hawkes Bay - Napier
Posted on:
4 August 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 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.

We are looking for a Senior Design Engineer who is experienced in 3 Waters. This is a key role in the team providing the opportunity to utilise your experience and progress your career into a leadership position.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of a high performing and competent team by using your proven technical skills and expertise.

The Design Team is responsible for the design of a variety of three waters utility works, roading projects (major and minor works), sportsgrounds and other civil engineering works throughout the City of Napier.

Your responsibilities will include managing and undertaking verification of designs and drawing and providing technical advice on infrastructure ensuring three waters/roading and other infrastructure designs meet appropriate industry standards.

To be successful you will bring:

  • A tertiary qualification in engineering (Civil)
  • 15+ years’ experience in engineering, design, and engineering reviews in three waters, roading and other city infrastructure assets at a high technical level.
  • Proven ability to train/mentor other team members and create a positive team environment.
  • Sound experience in the investigation stage of projects and feasibility studies
  • Competent with writing proposals and dealing with clients
  • Knowledge of survey procedures and survey instrumentation
  • Experienced in using NZ specifications and procedures
  • Knowledge of local authority infrastructure engineering, design and life cycle management principles and practices.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.

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.


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