Due to business growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer to join our residential team in Christchurch.  If you enjoy working across an interesting range of projects, relish the challenge of utilising new technologies, in a progressive environment, we would like to hear from you.

About the role

As a Structural Engineer in our residential team, you will work on a growing range of projects across New Zealand; our projects range from architecturally designed bespoke homes to structural alterations.  You will be responsible for project administration and management, the development of seismic design and analysis of buildings, actively contribute to the development and implementation of overall company strategies.

This is a varied role including the preparation of fee proposals, concept, preliminary and detailed designs, on-site investigations and technical development.

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

About you

  • Qualified with a BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering, or equivalent
  • A senior level professional engineer, with solid residential design experience
  • You will be conversant with relevant NZ Building codes and statutory requirements, with proven seismic experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the confidence to liaise with clients, local councils, architects and contractors as well as lead and contribute to project delivery
  • Adaptable with a keen eye for detail, excellent planning, organising and time management skills
  • Ability to lead multi-disciplinary projects ensuring timeframes and project briefs are met.
  • Thrive on a challenge and be motivated to provide innovative solutions for our clients
  • Enjoy working in a team environment and communicating with a wide range of people

About us

Kirk Roberts Consulting is a multi-disciplinary company with over 130 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.  With 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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