We have an exciting opportunity for a Chartered Senior Structural Engineer to join our dynamic Auckland team. Our growing team has a strong forward workload of diverse and challenging projects ahead, so if you relish the challenge of utilising new technologies, in a progressive environment, we would like to hear from you.


About the role

You will lead the delivery of projects, as well as provide specialised technical expertise on complex engineering projects: residential, commercial and industrial.

Your role includes establishing and maintaining client relationships; preparing preliminary designs, supervising detailed designs; managing on-site investigations and monitoring; reporting on the progress of project delivery and contributing to technical development within the team.

  • Produce proposals and further develop our business achieving sustainable growth
  • Maintain strong working relationships with all clients, stakeholders, suppliers and contractors
  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of overall company strategies
  • Manage all size projects, including cost estimates, tender submissions, technical documentation, project scheduling and meeting deadlines and budgets

We offer a competitive remuneration package, flexible working, a performance bonus, company vehicle or parking available, on-the-job training and ongoing career development.

About you

  • CPEng qualified with 10 years+ professional structural engineering experience in New Zealand, with solid technical expertise in design
  • Experience in leading and managing the delivery of structural engineering projects
  • Strong leadership skills, mentoring team members, being a role model for promoting high work standards to deliver client projects on time and at high quality
  • Understand risk, be commercially astute and place a high regard on client satisfaction
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a positive drive and resilience

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, including Project Management and Architectural Services, 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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