Engineer | Stormwater & Flood Protection
New Plymouth
2h ago
  • Deliver professional advice& technical services
  • Join a close-knit team thatvalues knowledge sharing & collaboration
  • Enjoy the incredible Taranakicoastal & mountain environment
  • If you’re tiredof fire fighting in your role and want to join a Council that’s thinking aheadand investing appropriately in infrastructure, look no further.

    New Plymouth District Council is leading theway with its integrated infrastructure management. We have a culture that’s centred around workingtogether, respecting each other and making a difference, delivering for ourcommunity.

    If you’re new to NewPlymouth and Taranaki, you’ll find life is easy here you can walk or cycle towork, houses are affordable, we have an awesome coastline and mountain on ourdoorstep, plus plenty of cafes, restaurants, events.

    We have anopening in our Three-Waters Team for a Stormwater Engineer to deliverprofessional advice and technical services in stormwater engineering and floodprotection.


  • Carry out investigations anddesign solutions to flooding and stormwater issues.
  • Supervise and administer professionalservice and maintenance and operations contracts related to stormwater andflood protection infrastructure.
  • Ensure stormwater catchmentmanagement plans and the asset management system are kept up to date, and all requiredmonitoring, condition assessments and maintenance is undertaken (eg., daminspections).
  • Report on the condition andperformance of stormwater and flood protection infrastructure and identify or makerecommendations on renewal and upgrade projects.
  • Evaluate the impacts of newdevelopments and provide feedback and recommendations.
  • Respond to immediate floodingand stormwater issues and contribute to the planning for and management of floodevents. Includes dam break responseplanning.
  • Engage with the community and formcollaborative working relationships within Council and with contractors, consultants,regulatory bodies.
  • YourSkills

  • A degree or diplomaqualification in Civil / Environmental Engineering and 4+ years of relatedexperience.
  • Good technical understanding ofstormwater and / or flood protection engineering, including prior design experience.
  • If you bring relevant experience and would enjoythe challenge of this role, we’d like to hear from you. You’ll be joining a highly engaged team thatworks well together with a culture of collaboration and knowledge sharing.

    Applications close 31 July 2021. However, we encourage you to apply promptly aswe will assess applications as they are received.

    Click Apply or to find out more, contactLisa Hulley on 027 688 8831 in confidence.

    NewPlymouth District Council has engaged Peak Recruitment to manage therecruitment of this position. Pleasedirect all enquiries and applications to Peak Recruitment.

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