Engineer to Contract - Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
1m ago

Description :

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging.

That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind .

Stantec has a healthy, diverse and exciting workload with a number of regionally significant construction projects so we are looking to strengthen our team in Wellington with a suitably experienced and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency accredited Engineer to Contract.

About the role

You will administer and manage construction contracts as well as undertaking on-site construction monitoring, surveillance and quality assurance, and liaising collaboratively with contractors and clients.

We work in multi-disciplinary teams to provide cost-effective, practical, innovative technology and engineering solutions.

This is your chance to take that next step and use your technical know-how together with your investigation, analytical and management skills to deliver excellent service to our key projects.

There will be a mix of transportation projects, including council, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and private sector.

The role in a snapshot will encompass the following :

  • Undertaking contract management and administration and on-site construction monitoring for road and highway improvement projects as the Engineer to Contract.
  • Directing or carrying out site investigations and observations, engineering calculations, report writing and undertaking feasibility studies for a variety of transportation projects.
  • Preparing project specific procurement plans.
  • Preparing tender / contract documents including specifications.
  • Leading or assisting in the evaluation of tenders and reporting.
  • Assist with the planning, programming and co-ordination of specific projects in conjunction with the project manager or project technical lead to ensure that clients’ needs are identified and met.
  • Title :

    Engineer to Contract - Wellington

    Qualifications :

    To be successful for this role you'll need :

  • A relevant technical qualification e.g. BEng. NZCE, BEngTech, Dip Eng.
  • CPEng accreditation (or equivalent).
  • Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency Engineer to Contract accreditation to at least Level 2 (or sufficient experience to gain accreditation).
  • A minimum 10 years’ post graduate engineering experience.
  • A solid foundation of technical knowledge on standard processes and procedures in technical fields of earthworks, structures and pavements.
  • A solid understanding of NZS 3910 : 2013.
  • Contract management and site monitoring experience, with a minimum of 5 years gained in consultancy.
  • Experience of leading multidisciplinary design projects with remote resources.
  • Strong investigation, analytical and report writing skills.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and an ability to build trust and provide support to peers and clients.
  • Experience in both the public and private sectors.
  • Have a strong interest in professional development and growing a challenging career in contract and construction management.
  • Job Category : Civil Engineering

    Civil Engineering

    Preferred Specifications :

    What we offer

    Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts
  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
  • Mentoring for your own development
  • Professional Memberships
  • Health Insurance Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) Life Insurance
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Employee Assistance Program
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