Principal Civil Engineer - What you've been waiting for!
Decipher Group
Christchurch, New Zealand
6d ago
  • Are you an engaging communicator?
  • Can you think on your feet to meet client’s needs?
  • Would others describe you as a natural leader?
  • Davis Ogilvie & Partners Ltd has an 80-year history of helping to develop communities in New Zealand. Covering structural, civil and geotechnical engineering, land surveying, resource management and environmental science, Davis Ogilvie has built a reputation for using collaborative processes to create excellent solutions for its clients.

    Due to their unwavering commitment to their people and clients, Davis Ogilvie are looking for a Principal Civil Engineer who has the X Factor.

    The Principal Civil Engineer will take overall leadership accountability for the Civil Engineering Team and its projects which span residential, rural and commercial developments throughout the South Island.

    Through leadership of the team, the Principal Civil Engineer will contribute towards day-to-day, civil engineering design and reporting and will continue to develop Davis Ogilvie’s civil projects and business.

    This is a business-critical role that requires a combination of people leadership, client focus and technical ability to ensure client and business objectives are met.

    Davis Ogilvie are looking for someone who can demonstrate or show a willingness to develop :

  • strong stakeholder management skills; enjoy developing working relationships with clients, developers, services providers and local and regional authorities
  • natural, dynamic leadership with the ability to positively influence and mentor a team of technical professionals;
  • superior and compelling communication skills that complement your ability to work successfully in a dynamic and energetic environment
  • To be successful in this role you will be :

  • be a Chartered Professional Engineer, having a minimum of 2 years’ post CPEng experience ideally in land development or infrastructure design;
  • be familiar with relevant New Zealand standards, engineering code of practices and regional plans;
  • In return, you will be rewarded with this unique opportunity to drive your career forward towards potential ownership and be involved integrally across this highly successful and well-established business.

    Are you ready to take this step?

    How to apply

    To discover more about Davis Ogilvie please visit

    For a confidential discussion about the role; contact Pia Warren on 027 2535 203 or by email at z

    Applications close : Friday, 21st February 2020

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