Contracts Engineer/Technologist or Technician

Stantec Australia

Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Contracts Engineer/Technologist or Technician - ( 23000185 )


Flexi Location: Hastings, Wellington or Palmerston North

We know that what we do really matters which is why Stantec provides solutions that begin at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

We work in multi-disciplinary teams to provide cost-effective, practical, innovative technology and engineering solutions. Our current projects are being implemented across all of Asia Pacific. There will be a mix of transportation projects, including council, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency, and private sector

The opportunity | Ko te āheinga

Support project managers, project technical leads and Engineers to the Contract by undertaking site monitoring, engineering calculations, site investigations, design, report writing, quality assurance (MSQA) activities and drawing preparation for a variety of projects.

This is your chance to take that next step and use your technical know-how together with your investigation, analytical and design skills to deliver excellent service to our key and emerging clients in New Zealand.

Day to day activities:

  • Conduct constructability reviews of draft designs, specifications, and drawings.

  • Preparation of cost estimates for construction including risk assessments to support contingency allowances.

  • Preparation of tender documents and the evaluation of tenders.

  • Liaise with external and government authorities, community groups, agencies and appropriate technical, operational and project staff to ensure the impact of works is minimised.

  • Act in the role of Engineer’s Representative or Principal’s Representative Agent in the administration and surveillance of projects, in accordance with appropriate standards and procedures including Client contract management requirements.

  • Ensure meetings are managed and documented with actions assigned.

  • Comprehensive documentation and record management in accordance with project plans and client requirements.

  • Develop and maintain constructive relationships with local contractors, clients, and team members.

  • Undertake a range of road design responsibilities in an accurate and timely manner

  • Conduct the role of task manager on assigned projects to deliver the agreed outputs on budget, on time and to quality standards

What we offer | Nga huanga mōu

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time working

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes

  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others

  • Professional Memberships

  • Health Insurance – Income Protection Insurance – Life Insurance

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing progamme

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Developing Professionals Group, a global network for our employees

  • Social Club—sports, clubs, shows, fun events

  • An inclusive workplace

About us | E pā ki a mātou

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind .

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport, and infrastructure projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru

To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Margaret McMeel on 64 9 580 4502 or mobile 64 275 442 930.

Applications close on Monday 10th April 2023 - We will review applications as we receive them.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe

  • Relevant technical qualification e.g. BEng. NZCE, BEngTech, Dip Eng.

  • Minimum 3 - 7 years’ relevant professional experience in traffic engineering, road safety and/or construction monitoring.

  • Strong investigation, analytical and report writing skills.

  • Able to build trust and provide support to peers and clients.

  • Ideally experience in both the public and private sectors.

  • Have a strong interest in professional development and building a challenging career in transport engineering.

Primary Location : New Zealand-Wellington-Wellington

Other Locations : New Zealand-Manawatu-Wanganui-Palmerston North, New Zealand-Hawkes Bay-Hastings

Organization : BC-3102 Transpt-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Mar 13, 2023, 3:24:35 PM

Req ID: 23000185

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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