Design Engineer
Fletcher Building
Auckland
12d ago
  • Do you like the idea of mixing design with onsite construction, and truly innovative ideas?
  • Can you mix geotechnical and structural engineering to provide practical solutions?
  • Want to understand how to convert 250,000Nm of torque with 6,000kPa of bearing capacity to provide a 4,617kN individual pile load?
  • Do you like variety, new challenges, R&D, and working within a team to solve problems?
  • Want to work in a world leading team that is truly engaged and highly successful?
  • Would you like to see your designs through from start to finish? (albeit in the ground!)
  • PILETECH is the pre-eminent screw piling contractor in New Zealand. We achieve this status by having the best designers (Design), importing high quality materials (Supply), tailor make piles for each job (Manufacture), and install them ourselves with our rigs (Install).

    By being the best we are now challenging conventional foundation solutions in commercial and industrial sectors, and even the infrastructure too.

    We’ve just delivered our 4 best years ever, and are getting ready for the next 4 years of growth. To do this we need to keep winning great jobs with cutting edge designs.

    We need a DESIGN ENGINEER to join our existing design team to design our screw piles to our Clients specifications whilst working with our estimators and operations teams.Why work for PILETECH?

  • Busy & Varied with 300+ projects per year to design no job is ever the same.
  • Complexity we think laterally to make sure that we get the best design in complex environment.
  • Develop learn new skills from respected industry experts who innovate and solve things practically.
  • Dynamic SME highly engaged team, travel opportunities, more fun, less politics, and a work : life balanceWhat will you be doing at PILETECH?
  • Part of the design team, you will work with the Engineering Manager to :

  • Liaise with the Clients’ structural and geotechnical engineers to interpret raw data and design information.
  • Developing a robust screw pile design and working with estimators to ensure it is also commercially efficient.
  • Getting to site to undertake fully sustained static load tests to ensure your design works with ground around it.
  • Working with our site foreman and site engineers to ensure the piles you designed are the piles we install, and adapting the solution where site changes are required.
  • What is PILETECH looking for in the successful candidate?

  • Somebody who is practical and site savvy, yet understands the importance of details and engineering principals.
  • You can work autonomously, hit deadlines, adapt quickly, and think outside the square.
  • Ideally an intermediate engineer (approx. 5yrs) but willing to review this for the right person.
  • Somebody who enjoys a balanced life, can have a laugh, whilst still achieving great outcomes.In this role, you will enjoy the benefits of working for a smaller business unit where you can make a difference, see the difference, and truly reap the rewards of your efforts.
  • You can work with some highly respected and experienced engineers that can expand your career horizons and understanding of complex engineering!

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