Tonkin & Taylor

Transportation Engineers (Intermediate/Senior/Principal)

Tonkin & Taylor

Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 27-09-2019


New Zealand

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We are proud to have recently been named on some of New Zealand's largest roading infrastructure projects, the City Rail Link (CRL), and RiverLink - which are presenting wonderful opportunities for our employees, and the potential for us to expand our Transport team!

Tonkin + Taylor is a specialist, employee-owned New Zealand environmental and engineering consultancy.  We are renowned for our innovative solutions and exceptionally talented people. We are a dedicated team of professionals who enjoy our work and like to have fun!  Tonkin + Taylor is not only a place to work - it's a place where your work will make a difference. 

Due to sustained growth in several exciting areas of our business, T+T are currently seeking Intermediate, Senior and Principal Transportation Engineers to help drive our growth.  The work is technically challenging and varied. We have various pathways open and scope for you to develop.

You can look forward to:

  • A highly competitive remuneration package
  • Freedom and autonomy in the work you do
  • The opportunity to shape and contribute to some of New Zealand's most complex and challenging transport projects
  • A role in a company that believes strongly in the value our people bring to our clients and their projects.

Joining this team, you will have the opportunity to be involved in the delivery of multiple projects in a buoyant transport and infrastructure market across both NZ, Australia and the Pacific.  The work is technically challenging, varied and could see you involved in energetic Alliance and design build project environments as well as challenging transport/land use planning studies. We are working on landmark infrastructure projects across New Zealand and Australia.  We provide opportunities to work, learn and contribute across a wide range of sectors including transport, urban re-development, water resource, energy, ports and solid waste.

If looking for a change and a challenge, we have a place for you. To be successful in the position you will be a highly motivated self-starter and able to show initiative. You will have the opportunity to work autonomously so your confidence, organisational skills and ability to multitask will be fully utilised. Given the consultancy nature of our business, you will also need to demonstrate excellent verbal and written skills.

You'll have a proven ability to establish new business and build client relationships. Your ability at a strategic level with both clients and within T+T will be important. It's expected that you will have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • Member of Professional Institute
  • Multi-modal planning experience
  • Experience in delivering Transport solutions and applying innovative approaches when opportunity arises

This opportunity will allow you to:

  • Lead, take ownership of and deliver projects with a high level of responsibility
  • Broaden your experience, working with a variety of other disciplines
  • Realise your potential through exposure to nationally significant projects that require innovation and the ability to think outside the square

At T+T, we offer an environment in which innovation, technical rigour and achievement of results are rewarded. With our commitment to training, we will support your career needs and provide opportunities for development. 

If you are not already convinced about joining us, we also offer competitive remuneration and transfer packages along with a wide range of employee benefits. Tonkin + Taylor is not just a place to work - it's a place where innovation, technical rigour and achievement of results are celebrated and rewarded.  It is a place where you can work alongside New Zealand's experts to solve some of the most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects nationwide.

If you are an individual that thrives on challenges, works well in a team, and are keen to support others in a growing industry; then this is the opportunity for you.

About us:

We are a dedicated team of professionals working in the environmental and consulting engineering space who enjoy our work and like to have fun.  Tonkin + Taylor is not only a place to work - it's a place where your contribution will make a difference.  For further information on Tonkin + Taylor, go to

We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer and a member of Diversity Works.