Vacancies - North Island

Administration Assistant

We have a vacancy for a motivated administration assistant to work alongside our busy engineering and administrative teams.  This varied support role involves formatting and proofing, word processing, relief reception, database management, compliance auditing,
and general office duties.  The successful applicant will have:

  • at least five years office experience;
  • an advanced level of written English, with excellent spelling and grammar, and strong attention to detail;
  • proven proofreading skills would be an advantage;
  • an intermediate to advanced level of Microsoft Word, and some Excel experience;
  • a polite telephone manner and good verbal communication skills;
  • the ability to prioritise and occasionally work under pressure;
  • a willingness to learn new procedures and processes; and
  • a driver licence.
Training and support will be provided under the supervision of our Administration Manager.

This role will suit a team-oriented administrative support assistant with initiative, strong problem solving ability, and the ability to multi-task.

Intermediate Civil Engineer

We have a vacancy for an intermediate civil engineer with at least five years' relevant consulting industry experience.  The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate technical competence through various project stages including feasibility, consenting, detailed design, data analysis and interpretation, and construction management.

The position requires an experienced project manager with the necessary skills for the preparation of fee proposals, client liaison, tender submissions, project supervision, and report preparation, including the presentation of results, conclusions, and recommendations.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

We are seeking a senior geotechnical engineer with at least ten years' New Zealand consulting experience.  The position will require a variety of geotechnical engineering skills for residential and commercial projects.  The role includes:
  • Client liaison, preparation of fee proposals, and tender submissions.
  • Supervision and undertaking geotechnical investigations.
  • Analysis and interpretation of data; report preparation and presentation of results, conclusions and recommendations.

Intermediate Civil CAD Technician

We have a full-time vacancy for an Intermediate Civil CAD Technician with at least four to six years' engineering experience in land development, and proven experience with AutoCAD and 12D.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a working knowledge of New Zealand design codes and practices;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills; and
  • will work well as part of a team.
A diploma in Civil Engineering or other relevant qualification is preferred.

The position involves responsibility for providing high quality civil engineering design and detailing on a broad range of infrastructure and land development projects.

Junior Civil CAD Technician

We have a full-time vacancy for a Junior Civil CAD Technician with at least two years' proven AutoCAD experience; ideally, a knowledge of land development; and an interest in establishing a career in the field of civil/geotechnical engineering. An understanding of New Zealand design codes and practices would be advantageous but is not essential.

The position involves assistance with the production of high quality civil engineering drawings on a broad range of infrastructure and land development projects. Assistance with civil and geotechnical site investigations may also be required at times. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and will work well as part of a team.

We are committed to ensuring the continued development of our staff, therefore provision for further relevant part-time study will be made.


If you have the relevant qualifications, a proven track record, and are a self-motivated team player who can rise to meet a challenge, we would like to hear from you.

Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience.  If you consider you have the right combination of skills and experience to become part of the team contact us.

Applications treated in confidence.

Please send your CV to:

Daphne Gordon
Riley Consultants Ltd
PO Box 100253
North Shore 0745
or email D Gordon