Project Engineer - Water Services

Waipa District Council

Big things are happening in Water Services at Waipā District Council!

We have recently confirmed a fresh structure for our Water Services Team - a new model which includes thirteen brand new roles across all aspects of Three Waters; including leadership, technical specialist, and operational roles. If you're interested in working with us to build a Champion Water Services Team and delivering excellence in waters for our communities, then we want to hear from you.

About the role

We are looking for a Project Engineer - Water Services to join our Project and Contract Management Team. Our successful candidate will be one of a team of five project engineers (including the team leader) responsible for:

  • Identifying, scoping and designing projects, ready for tender;
  • Managing tender processes;
  • Leading the project management of renewals and minor capital works from beginning to end, including supervising consultants and contractors;
  • Providing technical advice and obtaining external advice as required; and
  • Working across departments and with customers to ensure we're providing the best and most efficient services possible for our communities.

We offer a fun and family-friendly, community-focused environment with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop. The Waipā District is nestled in the heart of the Waikato, within commuting distance of Hamilton, and within easy reach of Auckland and Tauranga on weekends. Commonly known as the Home of Champions, and encircled by mountains and reserves, Waipā offers high performance sport (rowing, cycling and kayaking) and opportunities to get out into nature in abundance. Coupled with fantastic local schools and great house prices, Waipā is the ideal place to achieve true work/life balance.

If you think you could be our newest Project Engineer - Water Services, don't delay - APPLY NOW!

Please note, this is part of a broader Water Services recruitment campaign being run over the next few months - please sign up for job alerts via our website for updates when new roles are listed:

To apply for this job, please go online to and enter the job code 13586WNZ

Applications Close Date: Monday, 24th August at 5:00 PM