Work at QLDC

Senior Asset Engineer, Transport

Otago - Queenstown

The most beautiful District in New Zealand is currently experiencing a high growth; this growth offers career development opportunities for enthusiastic, motivated and results-driven professionals like you. You will be part of a dedicated, professional asset management team that also spans energy, three waters, business intelligence, software, policy and finance.

The Role

This is a 12-month maternity cover position responsible for QLDC’s transport asset management functions. Preferred start date is mid / late April 2018.

Key tasks include:

  • Develop and maintain the roading and transport asset management systems
  • Schedule maintenance and replacement of transport assets
  • Maintain and upgrade QLDC’s transport assets in accordance with the policies and plans
  • Carry out innovation, continuous improvement and risk management functions in the advancement of transport services and functions
  • Scoping, tendering and management of consultants and contractors


About You

  • Tertiary qualification in a related field, diploma level of greater
  • 15 years’ minimum relevant experience within infrastructure
  • Proven experience in roading infrastructure planning, contracts and management
  • Sufficient experience and capability to qualify for appointment to national / regional working groups
  • Well-developed people and communication skills and a strong customer ethos
  • A positive, will, contributing and adaptable member of the team
  • Full New Zealand drivers licence (private car)

The Benefits

  • Competitive market remuneration
  • Career progression and training opportunities
  • Regular working hours
  • Subsidised Health Insurance
  • Discounted health and fitness club rates at our great facilities
  • Relocation allowance will be considered for the right candidates


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Applications close: 14 Feb 2018