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Title:  Site Engineers

Date:  09-Sep-2021

Wellington, KiwiRail Holdings Ltd, NZ, 6011

Business unit:  Construction Delivery
Position status:  Permanent
Employment type:  Full Time
Level of experience:  Experienced

We are looking for a multiple Site Engineers to join this critical Programme in Wellington.


Your Role:

These Site Engineer roles sits within our Wellington Metro Upgrade Programme and are permanent positions in the Delivery team.


This is a very large programme of investment packages to upgrade the Wellington Metropolitan Rail Network and has two key objectives – renewing network infrastructure for existing services and upgrading the network to improve service in the future.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing input into the development of accurate and achievable detailed plans, contracts, and schedules
  • Providing input into delivery planning and executing work in line with plans, design, contracts, and quality requirements
  • Supporting Project Engineers and Senior Project Engineers to actively manage the quality of all work undertaken
  • Monitoring delivery activities as required
  • Monitoring progress of all construction works
  • Contributing to project documentation and financial management of work as required


Your Skills:

We are looking for candidates who can bring fresh thinking and demonstrate a drive for continuous improvement and innovation. You will have the ability to gather the appropriate information, analyse problems logically, and think laterally to develop solutions and make good decisions.


You will be open to change and demonstrate situational awareness and adaptability, while being a big picture thinker without losing attention to detail and accuracy.


Importantly, you will have excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. You will also have outstanding written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.


Your Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Access to discounted travel, health insurance & holiday houses across NZ as part of our Staff Welfare Trust


About KiwiRail:

KiwiRail is New Zealand's national railway, employing around 4,200 talented people in a wide range of business functions.  Our teams are responsible for maintaining 4,000 kilometres of rail corridor, bridges, tunnels, viaducts, overhead wires, signals, and level crossings. Our team is like a family; we love what we do, and we thrive in this busy and upbeat environment.


KiwiRail is committed to an inclusive, flexible, and supportive workplace where everyone can feel valued, respected, and have equal opportunity to succeed. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders, sexual orientation, personalities, ethnicities, abilities, and cultures.


If you are ready to make a difference within a progressive organisation that encourages forward thinking and recognises success, then we would like to hear from you.


Applications close: 26th September

Position Description: https://www.kiwirail.co.nz/assets/Careers/SG/Site-Engineer-PD-.pdf?vid=6

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