Foundations Project Engineer

  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Brian Perry Civil
  • Location:Christchurch
  • Job Reference:FCE/15012020
  • Closing Date:14 Feb 2020


We currently have an opportunity for a Christchurch based Foundations Project Engineer to join our team. As market leaders across a range of specialist fields we have a range of diverse and exciting projects secured and an interesting future workload. We are innovative, driven by continuous improvement and are excited about the planned growth of our business. 

This is a great opportunity for a Project Engineer with 7 + years’ foundations experience or a Project Manager who is in the early stages of their career, to specialise in a complex and technical discipline and work towards running our South Island foundations division in a supportive environment.  Although based in Christchurch this position will allow you to travel around the South Island and possibly further afield such as the South Pacific (if desire and opportunities combine) with our tight knit team delivering innovative solutions for an array of clients. 

Previous foundations experience is essential as we need you to hit the ground running and experience with South Island geology is advantageous. We will offer support and mentoring through our experienced site crews geotechnical team and our greater foundations business who will offer technical support to help you progress.

For the right candidate and if interested there could be the opportunity to progress your design skills with a bespoke role where you work alongside our Geotech Manager assisting them in foundations and temporary works design on our South Island projects. Training and support in working towards CPEng will be offered. 

You will have an engineering qualification and associated industry experience and exposure to New Zealand geotechnical conditions. You will be involved in a range of foundations projects so will need a drive and desire to succeed. This role requires tackling challenging projects which require detail focused individuals, who are team players, and will be hands-on throughout project delivery.

Brian Perry Civil is a leading and award-winning New Zealand contractor. As part of the overall Fletcher Building Group, we undertake a wide range of civil construction projects throughout New Zealand and the South Pacific, with specialties in foundations, ground engineering and civil structures.

In this role, you will enjoy the benefits of autonomy gained from working within a smaller business unit as well as having unrivalled access to training, development and career progression that comes with being part of the Fletcher Building Group.

For your opportunity to make it with Brian Perry Civil, click apply now!