Civil Engineer - Water

Stantec Australia

Location: Wellington

Job Type: Full time


Civil Engineer - Water - ( 220004D1 )


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 .

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role:

On the back of plenty of project wins we are looking for a BE Civil Engineer or equivalent with experience in general civil engineering projects, especially Water infrastructure. This is an opportunity to push your career forward as part of an international leader in infrastructure. You will join an established multi-disciplined team in our Wellington office, where there is a cluster of experienced engineers and project managers who can guide and mentor you as your build your career. You will be applying the technical knowledge you have, working alongside senior and up and coming specialists around the country to ensure extensive development for you.

You will be growing the commercial understanding you have already learnt, contributing to the development of proposals for clients as well as developing business from a local client base.

Key aspects of the roll will be:

  • Determine client requirements, conduct and manage site surveys and investigations, produce calculations, specifications and drawings to ensure that technical designs provide appropriate solutions.

  • Organise tender documents, evaluate tenders and contracts.

  • Develop and mentor junior staff.

  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships through excellent project performance.

  • Provide advice, solutions and project outcomes that create value for clients.

  • Liaise continually with our clients to ensure that their expectations are met and that any concerns are heard and addressed appropriately.

  • Produce quality project outputs, ensuring scope changes are closely monitored and design work is adequately resourced, reviewed and programmed.

  • Plan, programme, co-ordinate and write reports for specific projects.

  • Prepare cost estimates for project design and construction.

  • Contribute to proposal and bid development to support business development activities, including preparing proposal material as required

In this exciting position, we offer challenging projects to work on, professional career development through project opportunities, formal and informal training and development, and the opportunities that only a true Global Engineering consultancy can provide.

What we offer

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.

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

  • Mentoring for your own development

  • Professional Memberships

  • Health Insurance – Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) – Life Insurance

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

About us

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 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

Please apply directly online.

No Agency CVs will be accepted.


Relevant tertiary qualification

Primary Location : New Zealand-Wellington-Wellington

Organization : BC-3101 Water-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Feb 1, 2023, 3:15:49 PM

Req ID: 220004D1

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