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Title:  Site Engineer

Job Number:  6504

Wellington, WGN, NZ, 5018

About John Holland


We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. 






From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.






While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected, and better to live in.






Are you up for the challenge?


About the Role


John Holland currently has an opportunity for a Site Engineer to join our project team in Wellington. This position will give the successful candidate the opportunity to oversee a large package of works and will primarily provide onsite engineering services and technical support to ensure short term planning and programming of works is completed in conjunction with the site supervision staff.


Responsibilities of the role include;


  • Monitor productivity and keep daily records summarising works completed and daily progress tracking.
  • Conduct and administer overall job planning and programming including short range and intermediate activities for construction projects for approval by the Project Manager
  • Undertake quantitative and qualitative safety, environment, and quality risk assessment to ensure acceptable quality of structures and finishes
  • Site based quality control and management of sub-contractors.
  • Co-ordination of site based stakeholders and contractors required to complete construction activities this may include but is not limited to Traffic control, local council and client communication and approvals.


To be successful in this key role, you must have;


  • Must hold a tertiary qualification or equivalent in Electrical or Civil engineering or construction management.
  • Demonstrated experience in, and / or construction experience. Background working within a rail environment will be highly regarded.
  • A New Zealand passport / visa and the right to work within New Zealand.
  • Good computer and software skills (Word, Excel etc)
  • Strong commitment to Health and safety initiatives.





As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives. Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.






We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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