Senior Water Engineer
Palmerston North, Manawatu, New Zealand
21h ago

GHD Palmerston North’s water team has a strong local client base with growing workload across public clients, local developers and other private clients.

Our office has over 20 employees in a great location in town and it is a thriving, fun place to work. As well as water, we excel in structures, transportation and agribusiness with a strong focus on digital transformation.

Working with an excellent and energetic Team Leader, this position offers good variety of work and will see you involved in :

  • Delivering technical outcomes on three waters infrastructure projects
  • Working with the Water Central team on multi-discipline projects, both within the Central region and nationally
  • Undertaking project investigations, feasibility studies, concept, preliminary and detailed design work and report writing, contract administration and MSQA
  • Preparation of proposals and bids for projects
  • Design mentoring - growing the capability of the younger team members
  • Managing a variety of small to medium sized projects
  • What you will bring to the team :

  • Proven experience in delivering 3 water infrastructure design projects and good understanding of NZ industry standards
  • The ability to take technical lead on projects, coordinate resources and ensure project outcomes and client expectations are met
  • Your experience of providing technical recommendations for bids as well as writing and crafting proposals for projects
  • The ability to be client facing, with an eye for business development opportunities
  • A proactive and collaborative attitude, able to coach and mentor
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Our commitment to you

    Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

    In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.

    Why GHD?

    Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned.

    This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

    So, do you have what it takes : passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

    About GHD

    As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future.

    To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

    In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.

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