Senior Structural Engineer (Salary Range: $150K + dep. on exp.)

79 Grafton Road, Grafton, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Terra Consultants have a position for a Senior Structural Engineer to join the team in our Central Auckland office. This is a client-facing role. We are a friendly and busy consultancy that offers a supportive environment for a Structural Engineer to contribute to a range of exciting and complex land development projects, with opportunities to grow your skill base and role within the consultancy. We are currently involved in several large-scale residential development proposals, as well as a range of other work in both the wider Auckland area, Northland, and Central North Island Regions.

We are a friendly and busy consultancy that offers a range of exciting and complex land development projects, with opportunities to grow your skill base and role within the consultancy. We presently have a significant amount of committed forward work in all development sectors with an incredibly diverse range of project types and scale, with infill residential development being one of our specialties. We are currently involved in several large-scale integrated housing developments as well as a range of other works in the wider Auckland area, Northland, Central North Island and Canterbury Regions.

Benefits and perks
• Flexible working arrangements - work/life balance;
• An appealing 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 CBD courses;
• Work towards full project autonomy and coordination;
• Opportunity to work on a full spectrum of private consenting projects from planning feasibilities, infill, and greenfield residential, commercial, industrial and regional consenting.

Requirements

Your ideal experience and attributes include:

  • Registered & Chartered S Member of Engineering New Zealand (CPEng), specialising in Structural Engineering;

  • Bachelor of Structural Engineering (or equivalent)[A1] ;

  • Use your impressive knowledge as an Engineering and Business Professional;

  • Proven experience coordinating and directing projects;

  • Our ideal candidate has supervisor, senior or managerial experience in a consulting environment;

  • 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;

  • Experience managing project schedules and budgets;

  • 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);

  • Proven experience in a client-facing role;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.


What a typical day would look like:

  • Lead the structural engineering team and provide technical expertise to junior members of staff;

  • Direct, review and approve design and changes as a Chartered Structural Engineer.

  • You will work closely with and be well-supported by our Director and General Manager in our Auckland office;

  • Carry out site visits;

  • Review outputs from the Structural Engineering team;

  • Lead research and development initiatives to identify opportunities for new projects and improved processes;

  • The range of work includes but is not limited to preparing Building Consent applications and  providing construction observation;

  • You will work closely with other disciplines in-house and across our three offices to deliver projects for our clients;

  • You will have the full support of the Terra Consultancy administration team so that you are empowered to efficiently plan and implement business strategies for the sustainable growth of the company.

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 healthy pipeline of projects, we’re looking to welcome someone who is seeking the next step up in their managerial career. It is our hope that you will grow into your role as an integral, valued, and important member of the senior management team.

Our ideal candidate will have a customer-centric approach as a consultancy manager.
About the business
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.

We are a friendly and busy consultancy that offers a range of exciting and complex land development projects, with opportunities to grow your skill base and role within the consultancy. We presently have a significant amount of committed forward work in all development sectors with an incredibly diverse range of project types and scale, with infill residential development being one of our specialties. We are currently involved in several large-scale integrated housing developments as well as a range of other works in the wider Auckland area, Northland, Central North Island and Canterbury Regions.

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