Christchurch Office Vacancies


VACANCY:  Civil Engineer

We are seeking an intermediate civil engineer with at least four years' New Zealand consulting experience to join our engineering team.  The position involves a variety of civil engineering related work which could include residential and commercial development, hydro power, irrigation, and geotechnical projects.  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.

VACANCY: Senior Civil Engineer – Infrastructure / Land Development

The position involves a variety of civil engineering related work including the Christchurch rebuild; land development; civil infrastructure; hydro power and irrigation; and will also cover various project stages from feasibility, consenting, and detailed design, to construction.  The ideal candidate will have an aptitude for project and client management, communication and reporting skills, and motivation.  The position will involve developing new work, growing and managing the civil team and working closely with other senior and junior staff as well as technical inputs into a variety of civil based work.  Our preferred candidate will have:

  • At least ten years' experience in an engineering consultancy environment. 
  • Experience in land development both residential and commercial. 
  • Experience in New Zealand and preferably the Canterbury region.
  • A strong technical background, with excellent report writing skills. 
  • The ability to deliver a project from start to finish.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


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 skill and experience to become part of the team contact us.

All applications treated in confidence.

Please send your CV to:

Kelly Osborn

Riley Consultants Ltd
PO Box 4355
Christchurch 8140
or email Kelly Osborn