This position sits within our Network Development and Delivery group (NDD). The NDD leads the investigation, design and delivery of the three-year rolling work programme that delivers fit-for-purpose infrastructure solutions for client councils, to deliver on our service goals.
We are looking for someone to take a guiding role on multiple, large scale and complex network projects, supporting the team to carry them out and lending their technical expertise to complex issues, ensuring strategic outcomes are delivered.
You have strong analytical skills and able to manage data to inform and make meaningful decisions, be familiar with innovation and strategy to meet climate change challenges and have a good understanding of planning and policy mechanisms.
- Have experience in taking strategy and turning it into activities that deliver the right outcomes for the region
- Have experience with asset management
- Have experience with stormwater engineering design
- Have strong technical knowledge in stormwater engineering, climate change resilience and adaptation
- Hold a BE or Diploma in Engineering (preferably civil or environmental engineering)
About our team
The Network Engineering team develops an understanding of the performance of the 3 Waters network and what upgrades are needed to support growth, renewals or continued reliable service to customers. We do this through undertaking and initiating investigations and regional studies informed by our over-arching strategy. We also support work across the business that is driven by this strategy. We provide engineering advice to Service Planning to help inform investment advice to Councils and to set Long Term Plans.
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 likeminded 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!
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How to apply
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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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