Principal Civil Engineer

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Join the exciting team at ABC in Hamilton as a Lead Structural Engineer to provide cutting-edge and eco-friendly engineering solutions. Take the helm on projects, oversee teams, and interact with clients for project success.

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Principal Civil Engineer
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Hamilton Central, Waikato
Full time


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Mō tō mātou āhuatanga | Who we are

At ABC, our team is celebrated for crafting innovative solutions that promote sustainability. United by a common mission, we are dedicated to creating and sustaining a better world.

Kei te hiahia mātou ki ōu | We want your skills

We seek a Principal Structural Engineer to join our dynamic team in Hamilton. Our team is committed to delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to complex engineering projects. We have various technical work across several sectors, including all aspects of large-scale retaining structures, tunnels, foundations, coastal infrastructure, bridges, roads, and rail. If you value autonomy, mastery, and purpose in your work and will thrive in a team environment where every day is different, we'd love to speak to you!

Kei te whakapono mātou ki tō whanaketanga | We want to develop you

With ABC, you will work with excellent clients and our multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and planners throughout the project's life—from concept design and consenting to tender and construction. You will also see your designs built.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and Inspire: Manage and lead various exciting projects encompassing all aspects of civil infrastructure design.
Team Leadership: Opportunity to build and oversee a team to deliver complex civil infrastructure projects successfully.
Client Engagement: Drive business development efforts and cultivate strong client relationships.
Project Management: Implement and execute project controls, including financial tracking, earned value reporting, programming, and progress tracking. Develop and manage project-specific processes and controls to ensure successful project delivery.
Design Delivery: Manage comprehensive design packages for transport, energy, waste, commercial, and water infrastructure projects.
Quality and Performance: Ensure projects are delivered to the highest standards regarding quality, risk management, programme adherence, and financial performance.
Technical Leadership: Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and support for the development of other staff members.
Cross-Disciplinary Coordination: Interface and coordinate with disciplines such as geology, hydrology, structural and geotechnical engineering, and contaminated land management.

Na tōu rourou | What you'll bring

Education: BE (Hons) or MEng in Civil Engineering.
Certification: Chartered Civil Engineer (CPEng or IStructE).
Experience: 15+ years in structural design, focusing on bridges, tunnels, retaining, and marine structures.
Skills: Strong analytical and design skills; expert witness or insurance experience.
Approach: Emphasis on simple, robust solutions to complex issues.
Management: Project management and client relationship management skills.
Consulting: Senior-level consulting experience.
Teamwork: Proven ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and deliver quality products on time.
Leadership: Effective delegation and mentoring of junior engineers.

Ngā Hua | Our benefits

Shareholding opportunities
Exposure to a variety of professional experts and projects; ABC is involved in many large-scale alliance projects, as well as smaller community-focused projects
Flexible working culture and formal flexible working arrangements, including working part-time and the ability to purchase extra leave
A highly supportive team environment where you are encouraged to pave your career path that caters to your ambitions
Professional memberships and continued education support
Internal training programmes and mentoring programmes
Annual well-being allowance and well-being programme
Additional parental leave, salary top-up, and a back-to-work coaching programme (as per policy)
State of the art, modern and contemporary offices.

We embrace flexible working at ABC and aim to serve the needs of our people, clients, and communities. Our flexible working culture enables us to work flexibly to create better work and life experiences. We welcome applicants who wish to work part-time or flexible hours.

Toroa tā mātou pae tukutuku mō ētehi atu kōrero | For more information, check out our website

'Everyone Matters' is one of our three core values at ABC, and we are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce who foster inclusion, participation, and equal opportunity.

We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer, a member of Diversity Works, and Partners of TupuToa and Pūhoro STEMM Academy. We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

ABC have a partnership with Rainbow Tick and are actively working towards accreditation - we absolutely welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

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