Project Engineer

Job title : Project Engineer
Location : Wellington
Job type : Contract
Contact name : Peter Henderson
Job reference : PH73277

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Experienced Project Engineer to join this leading contractor in the Rail Engineering sector. This is a 6 month fixed term contract with strong likelihood of extension beyond. This person will have a significant role within the Wellington Rail Upgrade Programme

The Role:
Coordinate on-site construction engineering activities to achieve project time and budget objectives.

Position-specific tasks or responsibilities:

  • Ensure contract works are constructed in accordance with design, standards and specification requirements

  • Ensure works completed in accordance with health and safety, environmental, quality systems, procedures

  • standards and legislative requirements

  • Plan and execute works to meet project programme requirements

  • Procure and manage subcontractors and suppliers in accordance with agreements


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science, Building Construction or equivalent

  • Diploma of Project Management in Engineering, Science, Building, Construction or equivalent

  • Chartered Engineering Status (Ideal but not required)


  • Minimum 5-10 years’ engineering experience

  • Experience on > $10 M Projects

  • Project Engineer and operational experience

  • Knowledge of project management structure, plans, specification, standards and implications for project accountabilities

  • Understanding of the Project Design Management Plan, Quality Management Plan. Safety Management Plan and Environmental Management Plan

  • Pre-contracts knowledge in relation to design, planning and legislative requirements

  • Project wide level of planning, development and review of complex projects

  • Delivery of minor projects to program and budget specifications

  • Effective time management skills including sequencing of work of own and resource management

  • Advanced skills in relevant computer software packages; Microsoft Suite; Primavera 6

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills

For more information contact Peter Henderson on 027 441 9300, apply online or email your CV to, quoting Ref PH73277