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Roading EngineerJobs

Roading EngineerJobs

How to Enter

To Secure a job as a Roading Engineer in the Transportation industry, New Zealand employers commonly expect you to hold relevant Engineering qualification, such as a Bachelor of Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree.

Typical Responsibilities

The job of a Roading Engineer can include some or all of the following responsibilities:

  • Designing and planning roads, highways and public walkways

  • Evaluating whether proposed projects are suitable

  • Liaising with government officials, clients and other professionals

  • Assessing and reducing any potential environmental impact of proposed work

  • Aiding in obtaining building permits and approval

  • Ensuring construction and engineering work is completed correctly and to plans

  • Reporting on work completed


Following a few years’ experience, a Roading Engineer can move into a senior Engineering, managerial or consultant role. Alternatively, other options include specialising in other areas of Civil Engineering, such as Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural, Energy or Water Resources.

Salary Range

45k – 75K per annum (NZD)