Principal Wastewater/ 3 Waters Engineer (NZ Wide)

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ABC, a leading environmental consultancy in New Zealand, is looking for a Principal Wastewater Engineer with expertise in civil engineering, water management, and client engagement. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity and apply now!

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Principal Wastewater/ 3 Waters Engineer (NZ Wide)
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Auckland CBD, Auckland
Full time


Competitive + $750 annual wellbeing allowance

Mō tō mātou āhuatanga | Who we are

ABC is New Zealand's leading engineering and environmental consultancy, renowned for our technical excellence in solving complex challenges. We are proudly employee owned and our collective mission is to create and sustain a better world.

Kei te hiahia mātou ki ōu pūkenga | We want your skills

Due to an upcoming retirement, we have a rare opportunity to join our well-established Water team at a senior level.

As a Principal Wastewater/ 3 Waters Engineer, you'll be an integral part of our Water team providing technical and management expertise and leadership to manage the delivery of a portfolio of projects in the water sector for private and public clients. The role will include design of Three Waters networks through all stages of design, providing technical advice and mentoring to junior staff, technical review of others work and production of technical specifications, tender and contract documents.

There's plenty of scope to make this role your own - we love new ideas and fresh perspectives.

Nā tōu rourou | What you'll bring

There's no one size that fits all at ABC and we're looking for varied skillsets and backgrounds to reflect our diverse range of projects and clients. Our ideal candidate will be someone who has strong technical skills, is confident interacting with clients, and enjoys developing Water professionals.

This role would particularly suit someone who has:

BE(hons) in Civil Engineering

15+ years of relevant experience

CPEng (or equivalent)

A passion for Water Engineering with a broad range of Water Engineering expertise including some or all of the following:

- An innovative, collaborative mindset and ability to work well in a team
- Strong client relationship skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams
- Hydraulic and civil / pipework design of wastewater networks including gravity and pressure systems
- Pump station design
- Knowledge of mechanical / electrical and control works and ability to interface with these disciplines
- Knowledge of hydraulic network modelling and interfacing with these disciplines
- Knowledge of wastewater treatment plants and hydraulic / civil design experience
- Experience in design of water supply and stormwater networks and treatment
- Experience in Construction Administration

If you are an individual that thrives on challenges, works well in a team and are keen to support others in a growing industry then this is the opportunity for you!

Ngā Hua | Our benefits

- Shareholding opportunities
- Exposure to a variety of professional experts and projects
- A highly supportive team environment
- Professional memberships and continued education support
- A flexible working culture and formal flexible working arrangements including part time working and ability to purchase extra leave
- Internal training programs
- Mentoring programs
- $750 annual wellbeing allowance and wellbeing programme
- A very active social club
- Fruit baskets, cheese and crackers and morning teas (we love morning teas at ABC!)
- Additional parental leave, salary top-up and a back to work coaching programme (as per policy)
- State of the art, modern and contemporary offices

ABC is not only a place to work - it's a place where your work will make a difference.

'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 Pacific languages to apply. ABC are proud to be part of the Rainbow Tick Whanau and welcome applicants from rainbow communities.

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