Project Engineer - Electrical


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

  • Join one of New Zealand’s most attractive companies to work for
  • Benefit from mentoring and coaching from senior team members and industry experts
  • Work on projects from high-profile and prestigious New Zealand organizations.

Ventia are currently seeking a Project Engineer to join their team in Otara.


Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will be supporting the project managers throught the lifecycle of each project, from initiation, planning, executions, and closure. You will be working closely with them in the reporting for Financial, SHEQ, and Quality.

In this role, you will be accountable for managing the scope, and planning of works, ensuring that priorities, quality, efficiencies are gained, budgets and deadlines are delivered for each project, keeping the client at the centre of what we do, while operating within agreed Ventia guidelines.

Other Key Responsibilities

  • Engage with Sub-Contractors and Suppliers as required for project activities
  • Write, compile and review reports
  • Ensure that monthly expenditure is achieved by ensure programme works are approved and loaded.
  • Assisting with claiming of works, development of the monthly programmes and implementation on approvals.
  • Ensure the delivery team have the capability and engagement to deliver the project safely, on time and within agreed customer parameters


As the successful candidate, you will ideally have demonstrated experience in supporting project managers with project delivery. You will need to have demonstrated experience in project management, planning, and scheduling.

Other experience:

  • Good working understanding of NZS3910-2003 and the CCA
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret, evaluate, analyst plans, diagrams and sketches provided to deliver scope and effecting planning and scheduling

Education and qualifications:

  • Bachelors/Diploma in Electrical Engineering or higher
  • Class 1 NZ Drivers Licence
  • Strong numeracy and literacy skills


Ventia is one of New Zealand’s leading infrastructure services companies. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. We pride ourselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.


  • You’re a can-do person who goes above and beyond to get the job done.
  • You put safety first.
  • You share our values like integrity and excellence.


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Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment medical as well as a police check.

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