Civil Project Engineer

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

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Job description

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Civil Engineer to ensure the Civil aspects of major wind farm construction projects are delivered in accordance with contract requirements and best practices. Our client operates in the renewable energy sector on a global basis and have several projects heading into construction in Australia and New Zealand.

Location- Manawatu-Waganui Region, New Zealand

Duration- 12 Month Fixed term contract


  • Review of drawing and documentation submissions from customers and subcontractors against contractual obligations, industry standards, safety compliance and best practice.
  • Ensure civil deliverables required to be submitted by the company are provided in a timely, safe and high-quality manner.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure civil issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with and support site-based personnel.
  • Undertake site inspections to ensure compliance to design and industry standards.
  • Assess Variations, Requests for Information (RFIs) and payment claims.
  • Attend and provide input to various safety, design, technical and risk meetings, workshops and reviews.
  • Review tender specifications.

Required Experience

  • Management of subcontractors and designers - tier one companies valued
  • Review of civil design
  • Experience with Concrete / Foundation design highly valued
  • Experience with Pavement / Road design highly valued
  • Experience in doing Negotiation with major stakeholders, both clients / contractors
  • Experience in high-pressure environment
  • Experience in construction of Wind farms highly valued
  • Advanced use of MS Office
  • Strong verbal and written communication / negotiation
  • Relationship building, both internal and external
  • Proactive view and practical approach toward role


  • Post Graduate Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • CPEng ideally RPEQ

Please apply if you hold the above qualifications and experience. Due to the high volume of applications, unfortunately only successful candidates will be contacted. Successful candidates will be contacted by 6th July 2019.