Lead Engineer – Contract Management
4d ago

Join a global professional services leader.

We are committed to solving the world’s biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy, transport and urbanisation.

Our Wellington team is currently seeking an experienced Lead Engineer Construction Contracts to become an integral member of our Water team.

Key responsibilities will include :

  • Support project delivery as construction contracts lead and fulfilling appropriately named roles within NZS3910 construction contracts i.
  • e. Engineers Representative

  • Support GHDs technical response to emerging changes in design and construction delivery
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, contractors and GHD project teams across New Zealand
  • Understand the clients’ expectations and help manage the client interface. Responsible for the construction delivery phase of the project to the clients and GHDs expectations
  • What you will bring to the team :

  • Technical Delivery experience in leading the construction delivery phase of water infrastructure projects including : pump stations and rising mains.
  • Transmission gravity / pressure mains / networks. Water / Wastewater treatment plants. Stormwater pipes and structures

  • Deep understanding of infrastructure project delivery, including contact forms, procurement methodologies and client drivers
  • Strong appreciation of the commercial frameworks and financial drivers that exist in the construction industry, in particular, with construction contractors
  • Leadership level skills in the assessment of risk in the delivery of infrastructure projects and risk mitigation strategies
  • Proven skills in preparation of Briefing Papers, Claims Assessments, Contractual correspondence, Audit Reports, financial forecasting and Progress Reports
  • A desire and proven ability to coach and train assistant engineers
  • What's in it for you :

  • Insurances paid for by GHD (life, trauma and income protection)
  • Up to 20 days extra leave with our holiday buy-back scheme
  • Daily interaction with high performing teams
  • Professional development and ongoing training
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Flexible working arrangements for work-life balance
  • Opportunities to learn from our industry experts and technical gurus across APAC and globally
  • A highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • We will set you up for success with the latest hardware, tools and tech
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