- Are you looking for a new challenge?
- Keen to be part of city growth and housing delivery?
- Opportunity to work in a great, collaborative team!
This is an opportunity to join a knowledgeable, collaborative team and be part of city growth and housing delivery. You may be at any stage of your career, looking to be part of a transformational era for three waters and land development in the Wellington region.
As a Land Development Engineer, you will provide 3 Waters (water, wastewater, and stormwater) advice and information relating to consenting the development of land. You will be familiar with Council policy, legislation and the regional engineering standards and specifications for 3 Waters infrastructure. You are expected to work on range of development issues, review engineering proposals and designs, carry out assessments and provide timely support and technical guidance to the team.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- A relevant qualification or experience, preferably in 3 Waters or land development
- knowledge of the Resource Management Act, Local Government Act and Civil Engineering Practice
- analytical skills and be able to carry out informed assessments and make meaningful decisions
- written and verbal communication skills and be able to put ideas across in a logical and coherent fashion
- customer relationship and stakeholder management skills combined with a strong customer service ethos
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), MIPENZ (preferred), be solutions-focused, show good judgement and have a working knowledge of the Resource Management Act and district planning procedures.
Wellington Water knows that a great values-driven culture like ours means we can be a trusted advisor to the region’s Councils and deliver great outcomes for our customers. Wellington Water plans and delivers drinking water, wastewater and storm water services from source to sea in partnership with the community, engineering consultants and contractors.
People work at Wellington Water because they want to make a difference. That means you will be helping to look after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare, and the environment so our communities can prosper.
Why join us?
It is an exciting time to be working in the water sector, not only are you at the forefront of looking after our most precious assets: water, human health and welfare and the environment but proposed changes for the sector is increasing awareness around the importance of managing the three waters and creating new opportunities. Your personal and professional growth will be encouraged and you will work alongside like-minded people who are passionate about their work and have a strong sense of purpose. If this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you! If you have questions about the role, please email JoinUs@wellingtonwater.co.nz.
How to apply
To apply for the role, click on the ”apply” button or visit the Wellington Water Careers site
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand, or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options
For further information, email: JoinUs@wellingtonwater.co.nz
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