Water Engineer, New Zealand


Professional Services

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Applications Close - End of Day: 31-10-2017

$80,000 - $180,000

New Zealand

Work type:


Water Engineer

About GHD:

Join one of the world’s leading engineering, architecture, environmental and planning companies. With an expanding portfolio of water projects around the world, GHD has achieved unprecedented levels of performance in this sector. Passionate about the communities in which we live, we have a reputation for providing sustainable water solutions covering every element of the water cycle for urban, rural and industrial water applications.

Join a highly-motivated network of more than 8500 people who collaborate seamlessly across the world to enhance the quality of communities in which people live and work.

What we offer:

We offer a professional and friendly culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. Our culture is diverse and highly collaborative. We can give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects with industry leaders. In addition to a competitive salary, GHD also provides attractive career and lifestyle options including professional development through the GHD Business School, flexible leave, family-friendly practices and an active social club.

The role:

We are currently looking for intermediate, senior and principal water engineers to work on infrastructure projects involving the design of water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure across New Zealand.  Ideally, candidates would have experience in one or more of the following:

- Working in a consulting environment

- Project management

- Design of

o Waste water infrastructure

o Storm water infrastructure

o Potable water infrastructure

- Hydraulic modelling

- Experience in both public and private sector

- People management ( operationally and in project teams)

- Preparation of proposals and bids for projects

Key skills required:

- Communication skills

- Commercial awareness and cost knowledge

- Strong client focus (both internally and externally)

- Site safety and quality assurance experience

- Design management

- Risk Awareness

- Relevant Degree or Diploma

- Professional Accreditation an advantage

The roles we are looking to fill would suit candidates with between 6 – 20+ years of relevant work experience.


Our Water teams operate out of our Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Palmerston North, Tauranga and Hamilton offices.

Apply now:

If you would like to apply for this position please submit your covering letter and resume to Renee Brennan –

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