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Intermediate - Senior Civil Engineers

79 Grafton Road, Grafton, Auckland

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

We’re looking to employ Intermediate to Senior Level Civil Engineers into our team, who will report to and work closely with our General Manager. You’ll be based in our Auckland office, surrounded by talented, down-to-earth colleagues who all have a passion for delivering exceptional service to our clients.

This position entails carrying out general engineering services within Terra Consultants. Your role will be based heavily on the use of your knowledge as an Engineering Professional. The role based within the Land Development Team is orientated around assisting other engineers, surveyors, planners and architects in meeting current targets and workload goals. You will grow into your role as an integral, valued and important member of our team.


Work Activities will include:

  • Undertaking technical and feasibility studies, including site investigations;
    Engineering Design using Civil 3D;

  • Attending meetings and liaising with clients and a variety of professionals, including architects and subcontractors;

  • Assessing the sustainability and environmental impact of projects;

  • Assisting with project compliance with legal requirements, especially health and safety;

  • Undertaking and reviewing complex calculations and compiling job specs and supervision tendering procedures;

  • Overseeing of construction contracts and contract supervision (where applicable);

  • You will liaise with council for resource consents, engineering approvals and building consents.

The successful applicant must be self-motivated, capable, and able to work independently. Our engineers have a flexible role where diversity is encouraged. We have a busy workload ahead of us with many residential subdivisions ready to be designed. In the role, you will coordinate with other consultants when designing roads, drainage, earthworks, and utility supply.

Benefits and perks

  • Flexible working arrangements - work/life balance;

  • A top-end salary to the right candidate;

  • Our goal is for the enhancement of the skills and abilities of each individual employee. We commit to 3% of annual salary towards training and CPD courses, as well as the opportunity to work closely with the General Manager and Senior Members of Terra Group NZ Limited.

Your ideal experience and attributes include:

  • Ability to problem-solve with the goal to resolve design and development problems;

  • Related qualification and proven working approx 3-10 years in Civil Engineering experience;

  • Confident and capable communicator and team member;

  • You may be required to carry out 2D and 3D CAD Civil Design (subdivisions) using AutoCAD Civil3D, so knowledge of this (although not essential) would be beneficial for this role;

  • Use your knowledge as an Engineering Professional;

  • Experience in construction observation;

  • Strong interpersonal skills which allow you to liaise with team members and other professional disciplines in order to discuss project management, project elements, project issues, and status, and be involved in solutions for projects with Clients and management;

  • Construction cost estimate experience is advantageous;

  • A focus on quality standards, assurances, and delivery methods offering innovation in methods and delivery where possible;

  • Health and Safety knowledge advantageous (specifically around Health and Safety in design practices);

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • General knowledge of Synergy Digital Doc. Mgt System is advantageous;

If you meet the requirements and would like to express interest in this opportunity, please apply for the job and send your application to

About the Company

Terra Consultants is one of New Zealand’s leading multidisciplinary land development consultancies working primarily in the planning, analysis, consenting, design and implementation of large-scale residential, commercial and infrastructural projects. Our cutting-edge talented team of experts have been bringing our clients success for over two decades. We are all about developing our people’s skills so that together with our Clients we are “Building better environments for a better future.”

With a diverse and growing pipeline of work, we’re looking to welcome someone who will grow into their role as an integral, valued, and important member of our world-class senior team. Our ideal candidate will have a customer-centric approach as a consultant. Terra Consultants is a nationwide, multidisciplinary consultancy. Our projects are undertaken by a combination of different experts from various disciplines working together to achieve a common goal. In-house services offered to our clients include; Project Management, Planning, Surveying, Structural Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering, Urban Design, and Architecture.

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