Contracts Engineer - Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
6d ago


We know that what we do really matters which is why Stantec provides solutions that begin at the intersection of community, creativity and client relationships.

Stantec has a healthy and diverse workload and we are looking to strengthen our team in Wellington with a suitably experienced transport engineer with a strong interest in road safety and active modes.

Role description :

Support project managers, project technical leads and Engineers to the Contract by undertaking site monitoring, engineering calculations, site investigations, design, report writing and drawing preparation for a variety of projects.

Have a key interest in safe and sustainable communities with an understanding of how a safer transport system is critical in achieving this.

Have experience in active transport projects, project management of transport project delivery, some civil geometric design experience and an understanding of micro-mobility.

This is your chance to take that next step and use your technical know-how together with your investigation, analytical and design skills to deliver excellent service to our key and emerging clients in New Zealand.

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

Our current projects are being implemented across all of Asia Pacific. There will be a mix of transportation projects, including council, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and private sector.

About the role :

  • Undertake construction monitoring on road improvement projects to ensure compliance with specification, as the Engineers Representative or their assistant.
  • Carry out site investigations, design and feasibility studies for proposed projects.
  • Produce calculations, specifications and geometric drawings to ensure that technical designs provide appropriate solutions.
  • With senior engineers, determine clients’ needs, budgets and expectations of design specification.
  • Assist with planning, co-ordination and report writing.
  • Organise tender documents, preparation of proposals, assist in the evaluation of tenders and administration of contracts.
  • 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.
  • Contribute to the achievement of project management targets and assist the project manager as required.
  • Complete other duties as may be assigned from time to time from management.
  • What we offer :

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

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time working
  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes
  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others
  • Professional Memberships
  • Health Insurance Income Protection Insurance Life Insurance
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing progamme
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • How to apply :

    To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Margaret McMeel on +64 9 580 4502 or mobile +64 275 442 930.

    Title :

    Contracts Engineer - Wellington

    Qualifications : About you :

    About you :

  • Relevant technical qualification BEng. NZCE, BEngTech, Dip Eng.
  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ relevant professional experience in traffic engineering, road safety and / or construction monitoring.
  • Strong investigation, analytical and report writing skills.
  • Able 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 building a challenging career in transport engineering and road safety.
  • Employment Type : Full-Time

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