Senior Bridge and Structures Design Engineer
Kiwi Rail
Wellington
3d ago

KiwiRail is proud to be the backbone of NZ's integrated transport network, running rail across NZ from Whangarei to Invercargill.

We're a market leader in logistics solutions, moving a third of NZ's export goods across the country and one of the country's biggest tourism operators.

Our organisation is large and diverse, employing over 4,000 talented people in a wide range of business functions.

We are seeking a Senior Bridge and Structures Engineer to join our Planning & Engineering team located in Auckland.

Your Role :

In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with engineering aspects of design and maintenance work for railways infrastructure structures assets.

Your main responsibilities will include :

  • Creating design solutions for bridge strengthening and replacement (including foundations), and other structures (bridges, tunnels, culverts, retaining walls, seawalls, lighting towers)
  • Undertaking structural assessments of existing bridges and structures, including fatigue and seismic capacities.
  • Providing expert technical advice for the maintenance and upgrade of structures assets.
  • Training and supervising junior engineers, providing technical guidance and mentoring.
  • Supporting the development of long-term asset management strategies for structures assets.
  • Your Skills :

  • Tertiary degree in Engineering
  • Demonstrable experience in detailed design of bridges and / or other railway infrastructure
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to effectively present information and advice to a range of audiences.
  • Customer-focused and driven to exceed service delivery expectations.
  • Your Benefits :

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Based in our modern Parnell office
  • Access to discounted holiday homes and travel
  • Subsidised health insurance
  • We are moving through an exciting period of change as we look to the future and imbed growth strategies. If you want to join a progressive organisation that encourages forward thinking and recognises success, then this is the place you need to be - apply today!

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