Utilities Asset Engineer


Nelson City Council

Utilities Asset Engineer

  • Are you a specialist in Three Waters infrastructure?
  • Develop your career in asset management
  • Make a difference to Nelson's future

We're responding to the future of the three waters reform and expanding the team. We have an opening for a Utilities Asset Engineer, specialising in Water, Wastewater and Stormwater.

Utilising your engineering knowledge, you will work closely with the Activity Engineers to provide much needed support with Activity Management Planning, developing options and solutions for our infrastructure and providing technical support across the Infrastructure Group. You'll be ensuring that our infrastructure and services are sustainable for our future by understanding your asset and working with our operations team to keep it maintained while planning for long term growth.

Reporting to the Senior Activity Engineer, we offer you a rewarding and flexible work environment, surrounded by likeminded people who want to make a difference to Nelson. We offer ongoing professional development, a variety of challenging and interesting work, and a chance to focus and enhance your technical skills.

In return you'll hold an Engineering degree in Civil, Natural Resources or Environmental Engineering combined with some experience in three waters infrastructure. Experience in a consultancy or a local authority would be an advantage. Advanced computer skills, strong problem solving and judgement is important, as is the ability to communicate well with others.

Nelson is a vibrant city with a strong cultural, art and events focus. With stunning beaches, a playground of mountain bike tracks and walkways, coupled with high sunshine hours, it's a perfect city to balance a fulfilling career with a great lifestyle. If you want to make a difference in your community, apply now!

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For more information, please contact David Light, Manager Utilities on 03 546 0359

Applications close midnight Monday 22nd February 2021

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