Site Engineer

Job title : Site Engineer
Location : Wellington
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Peter Henderson
Job reference : PH72416

The Role

Otaki to Peka Peka is $400M highways improvement project that will provide a bypass of Otaki, a four-lane expressway to ease congestion and improve the movement of freight and people through the region.

Our Client is seeking a Site Engineer with general civils or roading experience to help bring the project to successful completion. This is an excellent opportunity to establish a career in infrastructure in the Wellington region. With a strong outlook on future works, and a team dedicated to training and promoting from within, this role will give an established Site Engineer a wide range of future opportunities.

Key accountabilities of the position include:

  • Understand contract drawings and be able to communicate specifications to the construction team

  • Develop strong working relationships with Foremen to ensure measurements and quantities are in line with the goals of the project

  • Assist Project Engineer with project planning, including programme, work methods, procurement.

  • Undertake the design of temporary works

  • Prepare Work Plans, Inspections, Test Plan, and Job Risk Analysis

  • Quality control of direct and subcontract works

  • Record keeping for performance monitoring

  • Maintaining a Site Diary to record labour, plant, progress

  • Uphold high standards for all matters relating to safety

What we need

  • Bachelor of Engineering

  • 2+years site-based experience in civils projects

  • Excellent communication skills

  • A team-focused attitude

What’s on offer

  • Competitive package + great employee benefits, including educational support

  • Clear opportunities for training and career growth

  • Internal mobility across an exciting portfolio of current project and future works

To apply, send your CV to, reference PH72416. For more information call Peter Henderson on 027 441 9300