Infrastructure Engineer - Stormwater


Hamilton City Council

Infrastructure Engineer - Stormwater

Hamilton City is one of the fastest growing urban centres in New Zealand, located on the banks of the mighty Waikato River. The wellbeing of Hamiltonians and the Waikato River are at the heart of everything we do.

Our team of Stormwater Specialists are at the forefront of urban stormwater management locally, nationally and internationally.

Interdisciplinary collaboration and catchment wide integration are key tenets to our approach to strategic waters planning and implementation. Strong relationships with Iwi, Mana Whenua, Internal Stakeholders across Council Business, Developers, Regional Council, Government Agencies and our community are critical to our success.

As a subject matter expert, you will work alongside our team of thought leaders, innovators and strategists to create a better future for Hamiltonians and the Waikato Metro Area.

Key components of the role will be:
- To provide a safe, efficient and effective network across Hamilton City
- Leading key stormwater infrastructure planning projects
- Contributing to the stormwater growth program, projects in the 10-year plan and 30-year strategy and district plan revisions
- Directing modelling needed for stormwater planning and capital projects
- Communicating infrastructure strategies and solutions

If you’re looking for an opportunity to move the dial on your career and on integrated waters management in the heart of a thriving Metropolitan Area, this may be the opportunity for you.

To be successful, you will need over 5 years’ work in a similar Infrastructure Engineer position and a relevant qualification, ideally in Engineering (or Science).

The role will be based in the central city but we are open to discussing flexible work arrangements like working from home too.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together. This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a more vibrant, attractive and prosperous city.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you. Make it happen and apply online today!

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessments, credit check and a Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

 We will only collect personal information from you, or any relevant agencies with your consent, in accordance with our obligations in the Privacy Act 2020, which are to only undertake pre-employment screening checks relevant to the specific duties and functions of the role being advertised. The types of checks we conduct will vary depending on the role. You can find more information by clicking here about our recruitment process including the specific checks we undertake for each role.

Hamilton City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture.

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.  Due to border restrictions, only people who are already eligible to live and work in New Zealand should apply. Evidence will be required.


Applications close: 15 November 2021

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