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Job Description

Aurecon is an engineering, design, and advisory company, with its head office in Australia. They were named in 2020, by the Australian Financial Review as most innovative and professional services company.

Drawing on our deep pool of expertise, they co-create innovative solutions with their clients to some of the world’s most complex challenges. And through a range of unique creative processes and skills, Aurecon work to re-imagine, shape and design a better future. 

We are looking for a variety of people to join our highway corridor team who are interested to be involved in projects of national importance based at various locations across New Zealand.  We value a focus on technical skills with multi-modal and safety engineering across road, cycle way and public transport design.  From Pre-Implementation to Detailed Design and Implementation across corridors from Motorways to urban arterials. We seek the driven, the proactive and those that fit well into a diverse, inclusive and positive team culture.

At Aurecon we see the future through a very different lens.

  • Technical eminence, innovation and digital are at the heart of everything we do. Are you excited about the future?
  • Are you driven by the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and complex projects and to learn from the best? We are.
  • Diversity is at the core of everything we do. We work together to create a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness. Our differences are what fuel our creativity.
  • We embrace flexible working and are always open to discussing your individual needs so that you get to create your own experience with us.

What will you do? 

There has never been a better time to be involved in the Transport sector in New Zealand.  Our team enjoys a strong and growing pipeline of planning and engineering design in response to significant national investment in transport infrastructure.

We have an enviable position established on some of the most high-profile transport projects in New Zealand and are looking for experienced professionals to help to continue to bring these ideas to life.

We welcome expressions of interest from candidates in the following disciplines, previous experience working on Waka Kotahi and Auckland Transport projects will be viewed favourably: 

  • Technical Director Highways – strong client experience preferred
  • Principal Highways Engineer – strong technical experience preferred
  • Design Managers – Senior, track record in contractor led delivery preferred
  • Civil/Roads Engineer – mid level to senior, multiple positions
  • Walking and Cycling Specialist - strong technical experience preferred
  • Safety Engineers - Senior, Safety Audit experience preferred
  • Roads Modellers – mid level to senior, OpenRoads experience preferred
  • Drafters – Junior to Intermediate level, AutoCAD experience required

We know the work we do is vital in assisting our world’s economic development and, it’s the technical expertise and the depth of knowledge of our people that really sets us apart. Your ability to bring an understanding of the full project life cycle is highly valuable.

What can you bring to the team? 

Firstly, you will share our genuine passion for re-imagining engineering and be someone that actively pursues continuous learning to help shape the future. You will also need relevant experience in corridor engineering, design or planning within the transport industry.

Our Aurecon Attributes describe the types of people we bring together, and there will be at least one that resonates strongly with you. Because of this, we know that each of our team members brings something different to Aurecon. We look for people who have had a broad range of experiences throughout their career and can demonstrate how they have worked as part of a team to bring ideas to life. Does that sound like you?