Project Engineer

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  • Job Type:Full time
  • Category:Construction/Technical
  • Business Group:Higgins
  • Location:Tauranga
  • Job Reference:FCH/30556
  • Closing Date:24 Feb 2023


Thinking of a move? The city of Tauranga is an excellent choice for those seeking to balance work in New Zealand with a fantastic lifestyle. You'll be based in the beautiful, sunny Bay of Plenty near some of New Zealand’s best beaches.

We have an opportunity for a Project Engineer to join the Higgins Team in Tauranga. You will be joining a team of experienced Project Managers and Supervisors working on projects ranging up to $30M in value.

Come join the Higgins team:
  • Competitive remuneration + vehicle 
  • Gain full project lifecycle experience 
  • Work alongside an experienced project leader’s
  • Career development – opportunities to grow your career at Higgins and the wider Fletcher Building group of businesses
  • Access to Fletchers Building Benefits Programme, including: 
  • A brand-new market-leading parental leave policy to ensure employees are well supported throughout one of life’s most significant events.
  • FB employee share scheme, educational and welfare funds
  • A significant portfolio of retail benefits across major NZ businesses such as ANZ, Z energy, PlaceMakers, Mico and Samsung. 
What you’ll bring to the role:
  • Experience on New Zealand civils and roading projects in an Engineering capacity
  • A tertiary qualification in Engineering (NZDCE or BEng Civils or similar)
  • A strong focus on cost control and Quality outcomes. 
  • Understanding of the Construction Contracts Act and the knowledge to apply NZS3910 is desirable
  • Experience managing project resources including materials and teams/crews is favourable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build effective relationships with stakeholders and clients.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and general systems aptitude.
Higgins is a leading roading and civil infrastructure company in New Zealand. We are on a dynamic growth path with people at the heart of what we do every day. We offer a great working environment, competitive salary package, subsidised medical insurance and subsidised education and training for you and your dependants.

Higgins is committed to a drug-free workplace. The successful applicant will be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing along with a health check – you’ll need to be fit for work!

Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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