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Structural Engineer - Christchurch

We are looking for a Structural Engineer who can combine technical engineering and client management. The workload is strong with strong existing relationships with insurance companies, lawyers, building companies and private developers.
Key responsibilities include involvement and supervision of earthquake repairs, new building design, and construction observation. In addition, you will be providing leadership, analysis and mentorship within the team. You will liaise with clients and stakeholders, seeking and securing new projects and business.
The company has a team of 30 in Christchurch and have grown substantially. In addition to the insurance assessment work, they are specialists in expert witness/dispute resolution insurance work, retrofit and new build design with some strengthening work around heritage buildings.
We welcome applications from those who possess:

  • Experience in structural engineering with a background in the NZ market
  • Previous exposure to earthquake assessments and repairs
  • Comprehensive understanding of New Zealand Building/Structural codes
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal including report writing skills

For a confidential discussion, please call Stephen Smith at Harper Smith Recruitment Ltd on 021 664 367 or email your CV and a covering letter detailing your technical experience for this position.
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, search and selection of professionals within Construction, Engineering and Industrial Manufacturing related industries. Check out our website for further opportunities www.harpersmith.co.nz. 

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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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