Water Resources

Senior Water Resources Engineer (Dams focus) - Auckland or Christchurch

One talented individual we are seeking is a Senior Water Resources Engineer to join our Auckland or Christchurch office.

The position involves working on the development of new or existing dams, canals and associated structures for irrigation/water supply, hydro-power and flood protection works. Dam safety inspections and reviews would also form a key aspect of the work you perform.

We are interested in hearing from people with a minimum of eight year’s experience who have the following:

  • A BE Civil qualification or equivalent (Washington Accord).
  • CPEng accreditation.
  • Well-rounded experience working on the design and construction of dams and stopbanks. This will preferably include experience in or exposure to hydrologic, hydraulic and geotechnical design. With particular strength in the design of hydraulic structures.
  • Strong ability in leading and delivery projects.
  • Experience with tendering, contract administration and construction supervision.
  • Strong client relationships skills.
  • Interest in client development and some exposure to this area.
  • Interest and skills in coaching and developing other staff.

We offer a relaxed environment, flexible working, scope to work across different disciplines, and freedom to shape your career pathway based on your strengths and interest areas.

If this opportunity has piqued your interest – please send your CV detailing your experience to date and a covering letter telling us a little about yourself to Human Resources/Recruitment and why you would like to join the team here at RILEY.

If you are not based in Auckland or Christchurch, please still get in touch.  We are happy to discuss the possibility of a remote-working arrangement.

We look forward to hearing from you.

For information about our consultancy and the type of work we undertake visit www.riley.co.nz.