Senior Civil Engineer

Holmes Consulting LP

Join a team of engineers with decades of experience and a business with some of the most complex and interesting engineering projects in the world.

  • Strong pipeline of complex and interesting projects
  • Join a collaborative working environment, focused on career development
  • Flexible on location
For more than six decades, across New Zealand and the world, Holmes Consulting has led the engineering industry in invention, creativity and quality. We’ve built our reputation on the strength of our technical brilliance, ability to innovate, and our unwavering commitment to delivering engineering excellence. Holmes is a robust and resilient business with a strong balance sheet and a stable, consistent team across the country. Through the current Covid-19 situation, Holmes has continued to focus on the highest standards, and the Holmes team remains a vanguard for quality in the industry. With a fast-growing, highly successful team and new projects starting all over New Zealand, we’re looking for Senior Civil Engineer, based in one of our offices.
About you:
  • You’ll have experience across a wide variety of infrastructure design aspects, including some or all of: three waters infrastructure, roading, geometrics and pavement design.
  • You’ll be a technically astute engineer with sound commercial skills.
  • With strong project lead and relationship building capabilities, your experience will span from proposals through to project delivery.
  • Your excellent technical skills will be matched by your ability to build meaningful client relationships and you’ll be a confident communicator with the willingness to help out at every level.
  • You’ll also support by coaching and developing the next generation of civil engineers, so people leadership experience is important.
Working with some of New Zealand's best engineers—people who continue to lead innovation and advancement in our country and beyond, our team has earned a reputation for timely, accurate delivery, and the ability to meet tough challenges head-on. We’re lucky enough to work on some of the country’s most exciting and complex projects, with an ever-expanding client network.  Beyond our own walls, we’re active members of the wider engineering community, attending and presenting at national and global engineering conferences, as well as contributing to technical industry committees.
Hard work's a big part of what's got us where we are today, but it's not the final word. At Holmes Consulting, we have a vibrant, fun culture. If sport is your thing, you can join our touch, indoor netball, or football teams. Bootcamps, ski and cycle trips are also on the menu if you want to get involved, and we’ve got a range of social functions throughout the year if they take your fancy.  We’re a friendly, relaxed team that loves getting stuck into great projects, with plenty of fun and good times along the way.
Our vision at Holmes is to be more representative of the communities we serve—and the places we live and work. Holmes people are encouraged to dream big and empowered to achieve their goals in an environment where we recognise and value diversity. Our commitment is to provide all of our great people equal support and equal opportunity to thrive, grow and develop.

If you’re ready for a challenge and keen to take the next step in your career, we’d love to hear from you. Apply today or for more information please call Louise Hooper Smith on 027 388 3019 or