Senior Contracts Engineer/Technologist or Technician

Stantec Australia

Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Senior Contracts Engineer/Technologist or Technician - ( 23000184 )


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

To provide civil engineering technical expertise and knowledge to contribute to the successful delivery of tender/contract documentation, procurement/tendering, construction contract management, and monitoring, surveillance, and quality assurance (MSQA) activities for our client’s capital 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:

  • Undertake construction monitoring on road improvement projects to ensure compliance with specification, as the Engineers Representative or their assistant.

  • Conduct site investigations, design, and feasibility studies for proposed projects.

  • Produce calculations, specifications, and geometric drawings to ensure that technical designs provide appropriate solutions.

  • With other senior engineers, determine clients’ needs, budgets, and expectations of design specification.

  • Assist with planning, co-ordination and report writing.

  • Organise tender documents, preparation of proposals, assist in the evaluation of tenders and administration of contracts.

  • 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.

  • Provide guidance, direction and support to junior team members and Engineer’s Representative’s Assistants to develop their skills and experience in contract management.

  • Assist with the planning, programming, and co-ordination of specific projects in conjunction with the project manager or project technical lead to ensure that clients’ needs are identified and met.

  • Contribute to the achievement of project management targets and assist the project manager as required.

  • Complete other duties as may be assigned from time to time from management.

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

Apply directly online. 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 - applications will be reviewed as we receive them.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe

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

  • Minimum 8- 12 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.

  • 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 12, 2023, 8:52:01 PM

Req ID: 23000184

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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