Our Structural team have an exciting opportunity for a Structural Engineer to come and be part of the team.  If you have experience in commercial design, enjoy managing your own projects and relish the challenge of utilising new technologies, in a progressive environment, we would like to hear from you.

About the role

You will work on a growing range of commercial projects and enjoy the technical challenges and problem solving involved in producing the latest technical designs and analysis of multi-storey commercial designs.

You will be working with the Structural team on engineering design and will effectively contribute to:

  • Assisting with project design through co-ordination with the team to ensure efficient and effective delivery to our clients.
  • Independently manage small to medium sized projects
  • Liaising with Team Lead to finalise design criteria
  • Evaluate design solutions against design brief
  • Preparation of proposals and monitoring progress through to delivery and invoicing
  • Review of design documentation
  • Liaising with clients, internal teams and contractors
  • Preparation of specifications and associated design documentation
  • Independently undertake construction monitoring

This is a varied role which will see you developing and maintaining client relationships, preparation of concept, preliminary and detailed designs, project administration and management, on-site investigations and technical development.

We offer a competitive remuneration package, paid overtime, a performance bonus, flexible working, on-the-job training and ongoing career development.

About you

  • Qualified with a BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering, or equivalent
  • 3-6 years commercial design experience in New Zealand, with proven seismic experience to NZ codes and strong technical knowledge
  • Working towards Chartership
  • Experience in managing the delivery of structural engineering projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the confidence to liaise with clients and local councils as well as lead and contribute to project delivery
  • Solution focussed, a good problem solver
  • Adaptable with a keen eye for detail, excellent planning, organising and time management skills
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and communicating with a wide range of people

About us

Kirk Roberts Consulting Engineers is a multi-discipline engineering company with over 100 employees providing Structural, Geotechnical, Fire, Civil and Environmental Engineering Services, plus Project Management, Architecture and Engineering Software to a range of clients across New Zealand, from our offices in Christchurch, Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.

At Kirk Roberts the heart of our business is innovation and finding a better way is why we exist.  Our company was founded to challenge the norm and push boundaries, so we can bring our clients advanced engineering, project management and software solutions that drive efficiencies.

To apply

Please send your latest CV and covering letter to:  Please note, that all applicants must be domiciled in New Zealand and be eligible for permanent employment in NZ, with either a NZ Passport, residency, or current work visa.



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