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Senior Civil Engineer - Christchurch

This is an exciting and rare opportunity for a Senior Civil Engineer to join this friendly, vibrant and professional organisation within the Civil Design team. This will provide you the chance to be involved in the business at a strategic planning level, developing key business opportunities. 

The successful candidate will mainly be involved in commercial and sub-divisional land developments, roading, drainage and earthworks. In addition, this role will involve project management, designing projects, report writing and some draughting as well as client liaison. This organisation places value on a holistic approach, partnering with their clients to develop innovative and forward thinking civil solutions.

Necessary attributes:

  • You will preferably hold a BE (Civil) with 6-7 years’ experience within a NZ consultancy
  • Vast experience with AutoCAD Civil 3D in a New Zealand environment
  • A proven background in design and draughting of Civil/Land Development projects
  • Commercial and business acumen
  • Plentiful experience in project management and client liaison
  • Extensive land development experience

The ability to work cohesively in a team environment as well as independently will be favoured, as will your self-motivation, timeliness and enthusiasm. This is a unique opportunity to apply your skills and expertise within a business that prides itself on its highly successful history and reputation in the marketplace and places high value on employees.

Please note we will only accept applications from NZ citizens or residents.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Stephen Smith on 03 265 0800 or email a copy of your CV (in Word format) and a cover letter to . Your application will be treated with the strictest confidence.

All enquiries and applications to Harper Smith Recruitment are treated in strict confidence. Under no circumstances does Harper Smith Recruitment provide information either written or verbally on any candidate to any client without prior approval from the candidate.

Harper Smith Recruitment Ltd is a technical recruitment company specialising in the recruitment and search and selection of professionals from an Engineering, Manufacturing and Construction background.

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Harper Smith Tauranga

PH +64 (0)7 571 4529
78 First Avenue, Tauranga
PO Box 87, Tauranga 3140
New Zealand

Harper Smith Christchurch

PH +64 (0)3 265 0800
Level 1 Unit 3
46 Acheron Drive
Riccarton 8041
New Zealand

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