Engineering Technician - Services
SOLGM
Blenheim
6d ago

Marlborough is recognised internationally as the centre of New Zealand's wine industry and for the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds.

As a unitary authority we look after Marlborough's outstanding natural environment, investing in the region’s infrastructure, its people and its quality lifestyle.

Our Assets and Services Department is responsible for delivering the key services of roading, river control, drainage, water, sewerage, stormwater, waste management and emergency management.

The Department accounts for approximately 70% of Council’s annual operating expenditure plus significant major capital projects.

The Assets and Services Department is looking for an Engineering Technician who will be responsible for providing engineering assistance for various projects. This includes :

  • Providing additional draughting capacity in the department for engineering projects.
  • Carrying out basic site supervision functions, investigations, and surveys for engineering projects.
  • Providing information and comments to external clients in relation to plan information, service connections, development contributions, and GIS Plan information.
  • To be considered for this role you should :

  • Have (or be working towards) a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) or similar.
  • Be able to read and interpret engineering plans.
  • Have had a reasonable amount of experience in engineering draughting and basic site supervision for engineering projects.
  • Have good practical information system skills (including basic data entry skills).
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to deal with members of the public.
  • A salary package reflective of the successful candidate’s experience will be offered for this role.

    Applications close at 5.00 pm on 29 July 2021.

    Applications should be made online via the careers section of Marlborough District Council’s website where you will find full information on the vacancy and how to apply.

    For further information you are welcome to contact Brett Walker (Infrastructural Projects Engineer) on brett.walker marlborough.govt.nz.

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