Civil Transport Engineer

Aurecon is a progressive privately-owned consulting firm operating across Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle-East. We bring ideas to life to design for a better future. Our New Zealand Transportation business operates across four New Zealand locations offering our core services of Project Management, Transport Planning, Highways and Construction Management, Ground and Underground Engineering, Road Safety, Rail and Bridge Engineering.

Your Role

We have an opportunity for a talented, client focused intermediate level civil engineer to join our team in Tauranga to work on a variety of transportation projects including highway infrastructure projects, cycleways, road safety improvement projects, highway improvements and efficiency projects. Working alongside our experienced team of highway designers, road safety engineers, ground engineers, civil/structures and bridges engineers and geometric designers, you will be given a broad variety of tasks and responsibilities across our portfolio of projects and clients, which will see you rapidly expand your knowledge and experience. Working in a vibrant multi-disciplinary office environment you will also gain exposure to a variety of our other parts of our business including Land Infrastructure, Energy and Resource, Advisory and Built Environment.

This role will predominantly focus on technical delivery but with opportunity for client interaction and of course team work. Some of your tasks may include:

  • Integrated Transport Assessments
  • Road Safety Audits
  • Crash Analysis/Crash Investigation
  • Safety Improvements Projects
  • Geometric design
  • Intersection analysis and design
  • Civil engineering assessment and design
  • Highway design
  • Procurement
  • Construction phase services

Key Requirements

  • BEng (civil)/ NZ Diploma in Engineering (Civil L6)/Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil L7)/Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Civil L7) with 3 -5 years’ experience in civil design and modelling
  • Experience using CAD, MX, and similar
  • A sound knowledge of relevant NZ standards and local design codes
  • General civil design experience including geometric design of linear transport infrastructure, road drainage, landform design, pavement design, road safety assessment.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • A collaborative team person who demonstrates respect, integrity and honesty
  • A motivated individual who shows initiative and develops innovative solutions for our clients

What We Provide

  • Working in a progressive and innovative company
  • Excellent career opportunities to work on key NZ infrastructure projects
  • Exposure to our Digital, Innovation and Eminence initiatives.
  • A competitive remuneration package and flexi-time
  • Our commitment to your professional development
  • Exposure to interesting and varied projects
  • Access to Employee Education Assistance
  • Emerging professionals group
  • Links to academia and professional groups
  • Opportunity for travel and work with a diverse range of talented professionals

This is an exciting position within our Tauranga Transport team which offers great opportunity to further develop your professional career while living in a vibrant location promoting a fantastic lifestyle. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture which empowers our people to reach their full potential, promotes teamwork and encourages sustainability with attractive remuneration packages.

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Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer.

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