Engineer, Waste Water and Water Supply, Operations Planning Unit, Operations, Hamilton or Christchurch – : Department of Conservation

Job Description

The Department of Conservation (DOC) manages a nation-wide infrastructure of visitor sites and associated small to medium scale wastewater disposal and water supply systems. We need a wastewater and water supply engineer, chartered under the NZ Chartered Professional Engineers Act, to supplement the capability of the existing engineering team.

Your expertise is needed to manage and improve existing standard wastewater and water supply system designs, conduct research and develop new systems and assist DOC project managers with concept design and the engagement of consultants. You will also provide general wastewater and water supply engineering advice to DOC staff.

We need you to have a broad wastewater and water supply engineering background, preferably with remote location experience, experience in NZ’s backcountry, a good level of fitness and a willingness to travel. You must be self-motivated and happy working with minimal supervision.

The preferred locations for this role are Hamilton or Christchurch but other locations may be considered.

Please apply online. Applications must include a cover letter, CV and evidence of the required capabilities as per the role description. Your application shall also include a short portfolio (maximum 30 pages) of personal work samples that may include hand calculations, hand sketches, construction drawings, reports and specifications.

For more information please contact Jonathan Calder,, or the Operations Planning Unit, telephone (03) 756 9135, quoting vacancy 400/9316.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 12 March 2018.

Please click here to Apply Online

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