Project Controls Engineer

Job title : Project Controls Engineer
Location : Auckland
Job type : Permanent
Contact name : Hamish McLean
Job reference : OS71979

About the company:

My client has established themselves in the New Zealand project management & infrastructure advisory sector as one of the smartest and highest performing teams available. They have a strong history of project delivery, and have been key drivers of some of New Zealand’s largest infrastructure programmes / projects.

Services provided by my client include cost and construction management, project controls, contract management, construction programming, tender evaluation and contractor selection, project reporting and claims analysis.

They are highly valued by key organisations across NZ such as NZTA, KiwiRail, MoE, & many others, including private clients, for their ability to cut through project red tape and keep critical infrastructure programmes on time and budget.

About the role:

This role will include working out of clients’ offices advising them on all aspects of project criticals from feasibility and procurement to project controls, construction management and project

commissioning. This role will see the successful person working alongside two highly regarded directors, helping to grow their service offering in a market space they are quickly coming to dominate.

This is the ideal role for an intermediate engineer with 2-4 years’ experience under their belt with an engineering consultancy, looking to extend their career away from traditional design engineering services to a more proactive, client advisory role on projects such across roading, rail, port, health, and education developments.

Successful applicants will have:

  • 2-4 years’ experience in civil infrastructure, ideally within a large engineering consultancy or advisory team

  • Ideally, project experience across rail, roading, airport or power industry upgrades.

  • Experience in managing multiple stakeholder projects to successful outcomes

  • Working knowledge of project controls software

  • Excellent communication skills in verbal and written report writing

  • Tertiary qualification in engineering or construction management

For further information contact Hamish McLean on 09 951 5011, apply online, or via email:, quoting reference: OS71979