Site Engineer Jobs

How to Enter

To become a Site Engineer in New Zealand, it’s recommended to complete a Bachelor of Engineering or Engineering Technology qualification to gain a boost over your competition. If you’re looking to specialise as a Site Engineer, then studying the relevant qualification, such as Civil or Environmental Engineering, can also be beneficial.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical responsibilities of a Site Engineer could include some or all of the following:

  • Planning onsite work to be done
  • Supervising workers and contractors
  • Organising vehicle plants, machinery and equipment
  • Preparing progress reports
  • Ensuring Health & Safety standards are met
  • Solving problems and reducing risk of delays



Experienced Site Engineers can often choose to specialise further into specific sectors, such as Civil, Residential or Commercial Construction, or move into other areas of Engineering, such as Health & Safety, Environmental, Water Resources or Mechanical. Alternatively, with additional training, Site Engineers can also move into Project or Site Management positions.


Salary Range

45k – 75K 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