Civil Engineer

Location: Queenstown-Lakes, Otago
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Wilson Contractors are a well- established locally owned and operated company based in Otago and Southland, with branches in Queenstown, Cromwell and Invercargill.

We specialise in civil contracting, delivering a range of services including subdivision construction, bulk earthworks, roading, drainage, infrastructure and site works.

We are looking for a full time, permanent Intermediate to Senior Civil Engineer to be based in our Queenstown branch working around Queenstown Lakes and Central Otago.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A relevant qualification such as a BE, National Diploma in Engineering, NZCE.
  • A current drivers licence
  • 3+ years civil engineering experience within New Zealand (but not essential for the right candidate)
  • A history of delivering projects to meet time, quality, and safety; as well as customer expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage, motivate and relate to people at all levels.
  • Experience managing engineering projects within a contracting environment.
  • Contract management, budget preparation and financial management skills.

In addition, you should have excellent relationship development and networking skills; be a strong communicator, a self-starter, and be able to work effectively under pressure.

We offer the following benefits:

  • Good rates of pay, training and education opportunities.
  • The chance to live in the Southern Lakes / Central Otago region.
  • Company Vehicle
  • Health Insurance
  • Family atmosphere, good support, great people.

Key duties of the role:

  • Efficient and effective management of contracts and assigned staff
  • Complete civil construction projects in accordance with design specifications
  • Plan construction methods and ensure delivery is both safe and efficient.
  • Carry out operations in such a way so as to minimise our impact on the environment.
  • Day to day running and administration of project is effective.
  • Job records are captured, and invoicing is correct.
  • Ensure work is adequately controlled and supervised to meeting the requirements of the customer, job time and cost budgets.
  • Manage the preparation and implementation of contract quality plans.
  • Oversee or complete testing as required by Quality Plans.
  • Complete programs for contracts and monitor their completion to ensure they are completed in the agreed time frame

All applicants must have NZ Residency or a valid NZ Work Visa

If this sounds like the job you are looking for, please apply now and send your CV + cover letter through.

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