Project Engineer

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Permanent Full-time
NZ - Wellington
CPB Contractors
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Project Engineer

CPB Contractors is a leading international construction company and a member of the CIMIC Group.

We combine the construction track record and expertise formerly delivered by Leighton Contractors and Thiess, and we also include the people and projects of Leighton Asia.

In conjunction with our clients and partners, CPB Contractors is delivering important and iconic projects across all key sectors of the construction industry, meaning we offer significant and diverse work opportunities.

We are building on the strong foundations of our unique history to create a successful and sustainable future. Safely delivering next-generation infrastructure that better connects people and transforms communities is at the heart of what we do.

What can our construction projects build for you?

The Project

Currently more than 50% complete, the Transmission Gully Project involves the construction of a new highway through challenging terrain that will require approximately 6 million cubic metres of earthworks, significant stream diversions and vegetation clearing. The Project works include 27 kilometres of 4-lane motorway in a single road corridor, 3 grade-separated interchanges, 2 grade-separated connections, and 28 separate bridge and underpass structures.

Your Opportunity

Reporting to the Zone 2 Manager, the CPB HEB Joint Venture have requirements for a Project Engineer with recent experience within the earthworks and/or road construction projects.

Foremost, we are seeking someone who is very good at managing large subcontractor packages and also undertake cost control, estimating, budgeting, planning / programming as required.

As a Project Engineer, you will also be responsible for assisting senior members of the project team achieve optimum production and cost outcomes on the project by managing the day-to-day running of tasks, including workforce management, in a health and safety focused work environment.

The ideal applicant will have:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working on civil construction projects, ideally working with Tier 1 or Tier 2 contractors
  • Demonstrated experience applying engineering principles to comply with scope of works and technical criteria
  • Strong relationship building, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Relevant Tertiary Qualifications in Civil Engineering

To support our mission and principles, we need people who are talented, motivated and disciplined, and who have a strong work ethic that drives them to succeed.

In return, we offer rewarding careers, genuine opportunities to develop and grow, and a workplace culture that values and recognises effort and contribution.

If you are interested in this role and meet the above requirements, please apply below.



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