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Design Engineer

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This role will focus on undertaking engineering design and analysis work for flood control and drainage infrastructure projects. A high standard of written and verbal communication skills is essential, alongside a positive and constructive customer service focus for dealing with engineering requests from our internal and external clients. This is a permanent full-time position.

About the Opportunity:

The key objectives of the role are to:

  • Support the development of engineering designs for flood control and drainage infrastructure to a high professional standard.
  • Ensure the ecological, cultural, and recreational values associated with any projects are effectively considered
  • Ensure required waterway and flood modelling is completed effectively and efficiently.
  • Acknowledge and respond to requests for engineering input into a range of other Council work.

About you:

The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, pro-active and energetic person with a ‘can do’ attitude and be able to demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent tertiary qualification.
  • Chartered Professional Engineer (or in the process of acquiring)
  • Sound understanding of the following legislation: Resource Management Act, Soil Conservation and Rivers Control Act, Local Government Act, Reserves Act, Public Works Act
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to initiate and engage effectively at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Competency in a range of computer applications and engineering specific software.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in engineering aspects of local government, utility or engineering consultancy organisation. Engineering in natural resources is desirable.

The salary range for this role will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

If this sounds like you then we are keen to hear from you. We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close the advertisement when we have found the right person.

Applications close 1 February 2021.  

To view a copy of the job description for this role please click here

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12 January 2021

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