Transportation Engineer, Principal

Construction and Technical Recruitment

Project ownership and direction, including planning and preparation of tender and job costs and project management to project completion.

  • Opportunity to work with the best in the industry
  • Respected Senior position
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most exciting projects available.
Our client is one of New Zealand’s largest specialists Transportation and Civil  Engineering Consultancies. They offer a full range of professional services within the transportation industry, and have been involved in a number of high profile projects throughout the country. Due to recent growth and expansion, they currently require a Principal Transportation Engineer to join their Auckland team. 

Reporting to the Group Manager, the Principal Transportation Engineer will contribute at a senior level to a wide variety of tasks, involving development of new and existing client relationships, preparation of tender and job cost and project management within tight deadlines. 

You will have substantial experience delivering transport studies and projects and have an established local and national network. A strong understanding of the NZTA business case process. A good understanding of the Economic Evaluation Manual (NZTA EEM) would be beneficial. 

Your duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Business development, new and existing relationships,
  • Project ownership and direction, including preparation of tender and job costs and project management within tight deadlines.
  • Preparation and presentation of completed project reports
  • Initiate, conduct, collate and analyse background studies
You will need a relevant degree in Civil Engineering (CPEng would be highly regarded as is holding a PMP qualification), with substantial experience in transportation engineering and project management, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a proven ability in transportation design. A current drivers license, the ability to lead a team and also work autonomously are a must for this role.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take your career to the next level and join one of New Zealand’s market leaders, use leading edge technology and work alongside the industries best. In addition, you will receive a very competitive salary package, dependant on experience.
You must be eligible to work in NZ to apply for this role.
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Andrew Williams on 021 467 577 or