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Senior to Principal Hydraulic Project Engineer

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Senior to Principal Hydraulic Project Engineer - ( 230000W1 )


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

The opportunity | Ko te āheinga

Our New Zealand Buildings team are seeking a Senior/Principal level Hydraulic Project Engineer/Project Manager to progress their career in Hydraulic Services consulting.

This role is suitable for a qualified candidate to take the lead on a diverse range of projects. The candidate will have significant Hydraulic design experience within the building services sector. This role would be suitable for someone that is looking to take a step up in their career, comfortable in managing and overseeing junior staff, sound client handling and wider project coordination skills.

You will be able to draw on your practical and commercial experience in the Hydraulic industry, in coordinating the delivery of teams and passing on your expertise and understanding of the consulting process.

We are involved in a vast variety of project types including retail, office, laboratories, residential, health and aged care, industrial, education and infrastructure. The successful candidate will be working in a strong team environment and will need to manage several projects at any one time. You will be self-motivated, resourceful and a great communicator.

Day to day tasks would involve:

  • Undertaking Hydraulic engineering assessment and calculations for the detailed design of building structures.

  • Experienced dealing with a range of clients and stakeholders including local authorities, government bodies and commercial companies.

  • Self-management skills will be as important as your technical design and project management abilities.

  • Prioritise workloads to ensure our Clients' needs are met whilst maintaining strong and trusting working relationships with your colleague's both locally and across the international Stantec team.

  • Build and develop your professional profile both internally and externally by consistently demonstrating an ability to successfully deliver projects.

  • Maintain an appropriate level of service to Clients.

  • Assist with project management and business development.

  • Support other PE’s in completing projects in terms of program, profitability, technical risk management and overall Client satisfaction.

  • Adhere to professional standards, ethics and quality procedures.

  • Contribute to our company culture.

What we offer | Nga huanga mōu

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

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time working

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

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

  • Professional Memberships

  • Mental Health & Wellbeing programs

  • Health Insurance – Income Protection Insurance – Life Insurance

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us | E pā ki a mātou

Built on a nearly 200-year history, the Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents and make an impact on the world around us. We actively encourage diversity, inclusion and equity in the workplace, celebrating differences so that innovation can flourish. Join us and redefine your personal best.

How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru

To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Margaret McMeel on 64 9 580 4502 (tel: 64 9 580 4502) 0r mobile 64 275 442 930 (tel: 64 275 442 930) .


About you | E pā ana ki a koe

To be successful for this role you'll need:

  • Mechanical Engineer Degree or equivalent

  • Knowledge of the New Zealand Building Code and relevant Australian and New Zealand Standards

  • Minimum 8 years professional experience in the consulting or engineering industry.

  • Must have previous Hydraulic building services experience

  • Technically very strong in terms of understanding the key elements of the design and construction associated with Hydraulic Engineering works.

  • Ability to multitask and deliver high profile projects in a timely manner

  • Be well connected/networked within the industry

  • The ability to use initiative and think outside the box

  • Positive, can-do attitude

  • Chartered Professional Engineer (or equivalent) and/or Producer Statement Author would be favourable, but not essential.

Primary Location : New Zealand-Auckland-Auckland

Work Locations :

Auckland NZ

Organization : BC-3104 Buildings-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 21, 2023, 12:08:14 PM

Req ID: 230000W1

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