Due to business growth have an exciting opportunity for a chartered Senior Structural Engineer to join our dynamic commercial team in Christchurch.  If you enjoy working across an interesting range of 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 lead the delivery of projects, as well as provide specialised technical expertise on complex engineering projects: residential, commercial and industrial.  This is a varied role which will see you 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 through coaching and mentoring.

You will work on a range of projects and enjoy the technical challenges and problem solving involved in producing the latest technical designs.

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

About you

  • Qualified with a BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering, or equivalent. CPEng preferred.
  • 7 years+ professional engineering experience in NZ, with proven seismic experience to NZ codes and strong technical knowledge.
  • Experience in leading and managing the delivery of structural engineering projects.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the confidence to liaise with clients and local councils as well as lead and contribute to project delivery.
  • A natural organiser with a high attention to detail, you will be adept at managing your time to deliver client projects on time and within budget.
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and communicating with a wide range of people.
  • Able to coach and mentor colleagues to develop their technical skills and knowledge.

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 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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