Asset Engineer


Christchurch City Council

Asset Engineer - Stormwater and Land Drainage

Want to be involved in shaping your City? Here at the Council, we know our strength comes from our people, working together as one team to create results. When you join us, you're getting involved first hand and contributing to crafting the Christchurch community. We're diverse and dynamic - there are always new and interesting projects to get stuck into, and we love creating opportunities for our people to get involved with.

Christchurch is a rapidly changing city and the Asset Management Team within the Three Waters and Waste Unit has a challenging future ahead. We continue to seek balance with the renewal of our ageing infrastructure, rates, and the levels of service we provide to the residents of Christchurch. Value for money and effective decision making is key when reaching resolutions that support the Council's strategic directions, and deliver the desired community outcomes for our present and future generations.

In this challenging yet exciting role, you will be reporting to the Team Leader of Three Waters and Waste Asset Management.

As an Asset Engineer - Stormwater and Land Drainage, you will have a responsibility for providing asset management services for the Council owned stormwater and land drainage assets within the City.

These include the following:

  • Stormwater Drainage - the provision and maintenance of the stormwater drainage system (surface water management systems such as; streams, rivers, utility waterways, basins, pumps, structures, pipes etc)
  • Flood Protection and Control Works - the maintenance of the natural waterways and their associated structures and systems. This includes stopbanks, flood gates and the hydrometric network (rain and water level monitoring systems)

To succeed in this role you will hold a tertiary qualification in Engineering (BE) or equivalent discipline. You will be computer literate and your knowledge in, or experience of using InfoNet and other assessment management systems is highly desirable.

Our successful applicant will demonstrate experience within the area of land drainage or similar field, ideally within local government. You will be highly motivated, and pride yourself on your excellent relationship building, communication and interpersonal skills.

Get first-hand experience, and get involved in it all. We can't wait to have you on board.

Additional recruitment information

Salary: Will be discussed with the successful applicant
Hours of work: Fixed-term, full-time for a period of up to three years


Applications close: 24 October 2021

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