Project and Design Engineer

Help shape the future of our thriving district!

At Otorohanga District Council we believe that ‘small is good’.  Comprising just over 40 staff and based in an attractive rural location, Council’s friendly, professional team takes real pride in their work to provide quality and timely service to their customers.

We want to hear from you if you have an interest and experience in:

  • Scheduling works with an appreciation for budgets and timeframes
  • Project management of infrastructure projects
  • Management of staff associated with project design works
  • Effectively interacting with a range of people and translating technical information in a user friendly way.

As you will be involved with road maintenance and capital works projects for both roads and three waters, relevant civil engineering qualifications are preferred although practical on the job ‘know-how’ will be highly regarded.  You may have come from a contracting, consulting or local government background with a focus on ensuring work quality standards are met.

Working with an experienced and supportive Management Team you will have the confidence to engage contractors and project manage to get the job done with time both in the office and out in the field generally between the life-friendly hours of 8.00am – 5.00pm.

You will need the right to work in New Zealand to apply for this role.

For a confidential chat please call Kylie on 07 873 7104.or send your cover letter and CV to Kylie Mouat at by 5.00pm Wednesday 24 October.