Project Engineer

Job ID:21149
Title:Project Engineer
Employment Type:Full time

Job Description

The Senior Downer New Zealand team are travelling to London to interview on the following dates:


  • Sunday 31 October
  • Monday 1 November
  • Tuesday 2 November


If you would like the chance to work for this leading company in beautiful New Zealand, please apply today.


Come and live the dream Down Under!


Build and grow New Zealand’s infrastructure by bringing your expertise to our South Pacific paradise. New challenges, a new country, and a new lifestyle – make 2023 your year to experience something exceptional. 

There has never been a better opportunity for an infrastructure professional like you to secure your and your family’s future in New Zealand.


At Downer, you will be leading from the front because we are New Zealand’s biggest integrated services provider. Day to day, we design, build, and service Australasia’s major civil infrastructure. From our roads to our rail, ports, and airports, our Transport business is responsible for keeping New Zealand moving.


In Aotearoa, New Zealand alone, we service 25,000 kms worth of roads.


Whether it’s our work on major projects like the:

  • City Rail Link in Auckland
  • Transmission Gully in Wellington
  • Milford Road in Fiordland
  • Cameron Road in Tauranga


About the opportunity:

With our current and future opportunities, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Project Engineer to join our team based in Auckland. We have some exciting projects on the go and we would like you to be part of our great team.


Your role will be to assist in managing all aspects of the maintenance and construction projects, reporting directly to the Contract Engineer.  You will aid in the planning and delivery of projects within the contract requirements, optimise resource use and achieve target results to the client’s satisfaction, on time and within budget. You will ensure stakeholder relationships are enhanced and built within area and surrounding stakeholders.


About you:

 We are looking for individuals with the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in managing work crews and construction activities
  • Excellent use of MS Excel, Word and Outlook, and project
  • Experienced in project financial management and reporting
  • High level RAMM Contractor competency.
  • Current Drivers’ Licence
  • Ability to work across geographical boundaries


Core benefits of working for Downer:

  • Competitive remuneration and vehicle packages
  • Free access for you and your immediate family to mental health & counselling services
  • A Flexible Working Policy, allowing work to work for you
  • Dedicated personal development plans that are reviewed quarterly, empowering you to take ownership of your career trajectory!
  • Access to over 50 training programmes including Leadership Pathways!
  • The latest and greatest tools of the trade our people require to successfully perform in their roles!
  • Access to a comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners – all employees have access to a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!
  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downers volunteer leave!
  • A dedicated Corporate Social Responsibility team who provides holistic wrap-around support to our people who need it!


Secure your UK interview with Downer:

In order for your UK interview to be arranged and to receive the immigration assistance you may need, please ensure your application is made via this form, versus directly on Downer’s website. 


This application is through Working In - Immigration and sourcing partners for Downer New Zealand’s 2022 UK interview event.









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