Senior Civil Design Engineer – Palmerston North

WSP Opus is a team of experts who aspire every day to transform infrastructure to create better, sustainable communities.  We believe the greatest infrastructure starts with people and through our collaborative approach we’re creating innovative solutions for future generations.

Needed is a Civil Design Engineer to join our successful Palmerston North team. This position provides consultancy services to our clients across a wide range of Civil Engineering projects within the Transportation Team. This opportunity will also provide the successful candidate to be an active member of the project teams and be involved in project and/or task management, investigation, scheme assessment, traffic & transportation design and business case justifications, for the Palmerston North office and wider business as required.

The opportunity:

Undertake a broad range of civil and traffic engineering tasks, including:
• Investigation, design, evaluation, reporting and contract administration and site supervision.
• Technical reviews of civil engineering and traffic/transport projects in partnership with internal and external requirements.
• Preparation of designs and project reports in some, or all, of the following fields:
• Road Safety Engineering;
• Geometric Design;
• Pavement Design;
• Construction Management;
• Intersection Upgrades;
• Walking & Cycling.
You will have:
• Preferably five to ten years plus experience in the traffic & highway engineering sector, including safety, geometric and intersection design
• Software packages
• Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in some or all of the following:
o Pavement Design;
o Highway Lighting Design;
o Project Economics;
o Contract Administration (NZS 3910);
o NZTA Projects.
And how about you? You’ll be agile, invested in your career and have the technical expertise and the commercial acuity to contribute to our business. In return, we’ll offer you a career-defining role, interesting and meaningful projects and the opportunity to work with world leading experts. At WSP Opus we foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and success.
For further information, please view the position description below and to apply online, click on ‘apply’.