Senior Project Engineer

$130-140k NZD + package

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Project Engineer with experience in either roads, structures, piling, or utilities to work for our client in Auckland. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing technical aspects of projects within their respective specialization, ensuring successful project execution and client satisfaction.


  • Lead project teams in the planning, execution, and completion of projects related to roads, structures, piling, or utilities.
  • Apply specialised knowledge in the chosen field to provide technical expertise and guidance throughout all project phases.
  • Develop and review project plans, specifications, and engineering drawings, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Coordinate with project managers, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure efficient project delivery and adherence to project timelines and budgets.
  • Conduct regular site inspections, quality control checks, and safety audits to ensure compliance with engineering standards and safety regulations.
  • Act as a primary point of contact for project stakeholders, providing regular updates and addressing any technical concerns or issues.
  • Mentor and support junior engineering staff, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional development.


  • Proven experience as a Senior Project Engineer with expertise in roads, structures, piling, or utilities projects.
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering 
  • In-depth knowledge of the chosen specialization and related engineering principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to develop and manage project plans, budgets, and schedules.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in project management software and other relevant engineering tools.
  • Ability to adapt to changing project scopes and priorities, and to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.