Asset Engineer Jobs

How to Enter

To secure a job as an Asset Engineer in New Zealand, most candidates will have previous experience in a Foreman or Supervisory role with a focus of running a team and managing assets and resources. Alternatively, obtaining a degree in Engineering with a relevant specialisation (Natural Resources, Civil Engineering etc.) can greatly boost your employability.


Typical Responsibilities

The typical job responsibilities of an Asset Engineer can include some or all of the following:

  • Maintaining, upgrading, and operating company assets to ensure they’re functioning at their optimum levels
  • Designing and updating optimisation processes
  • Testing and improving the performance of psychical assets
  • Determining asset lifecycles and replacement strategies
  • Working with management to plan budgets and resources
  • Leading teams of other Engineers
  • Adhering to regulation, and quality and safety standards



Many successful Asset Engineers go on to become Asset Managers and oversee the entire maintenance, optimisation and lifecycle procedures for an engineering firm. Alternatively, they can also choose to specialise in other areas of engineering, such as Civil, Mechatronics, Mechanical or Electrical.


Salary Range

66K – 130K 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