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Senior Roads & Highways Engineer/Team Leader

Jacobs | Posted 5-03-2021

Auckland City (Government and Military)

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.
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Your Impact:

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

Due to ongoing project success in our New Zealand Transport region, we are now seeking a Senior Roads & Highways Engineer/Team Leader to help support the growth of the team. Reporting to the Section Leader – Roads & Highways , providing and leading consultancy services, engineering services, technical input and direction in design in the ANZ region. There is also a requirement for this role to be leading the team in terms of developing more junior employees to meet market requirements.

The primary role of Senior Engineer will attribute for 50-75% of time, while the Team Leader element will require 25% of time.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Key requirements for the role:

  • Degree in civil engineering or related discipline preferred
  • Experience in civil engineering and or roads & highway design
  • Understand general civil design principles and standards relating to transport infrastructure and general civil engineering projects.
  • Desire to achieve high quality outputs and deliver excellent service
  • Experienced working with clients to deliver great solutions
  • Understand project processes and how disciplines interact
  • Co-ordination of people around project/process
  • Excellent communication skills with a positive disposition
  • Has experience working in or contributing to a strong team culture

Jacobs. A world where you can.
From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.
With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.