Civil Project Director

How to Enter

To secure a role as a Civil Project Director, most New Zealand employers will prefer you to have a degree in Civil Construction or Business Management and extensive experience in the civil construction industry.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Civil Project Director can include any of the following:

  • Meeting with clients and customers to determine requirements and report project progress
  • Engaging with government officials, building professionals and architects to plan work
  • Concluding volume of workers, materials, and machinery needed for construction projects
  • Managing risks to avoid delays
  • Consulting with Quantity Surveyors to make sure projects are kept within budget
  • Tracking and reporting construction costs
  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers
  • Hiring workers and apprentices
  • Ensuring Health and Safety standards are adhered to
  • Implement traffic management and environmental protection plans



Civil Project Directors who gain significant experience can often progress to more executive-level positions, such as Civil Construction Manager, or even start their own construction companies and become self-employed contractors and consultants.


Salary Range

90K-150K per annum (NZD)


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Physical Address:
Level 4, Aviation House
12 Johnston Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal Address:
PO Box 5555,
Wellington 6140

Tel: +64 4 499 8800
Fax: +64 4 499 0955



Physical Address:
Level 1, Altrans House,
104 Quay Street
Auckland 1010
New Zealand
Tel: +64 9 951 5011 


Physical Address:
50A Ossian Street
Napier 4110
New Zealand
Tel: 0800 868 436


Brisbane, Australia

Physical Address:
477 Boundary Street
QLD 4000
Tel: +61 7 3085 7427