Civil Project Manager
Engineering - Christchurch - City

We are recruiting for a Project Manager to work for a mid tier contractor on a permanent basis through out the North and South Islands of New Zealand. The work will involve being a part of a team delivering a range of civil projects with values ranging from $1m - $20m.

The company you will be working for is a local construction company who specialise in civil, earthworks, drainage, infrastructure, land development and road works. 

For this position, your key responsibilities and duties will include:

  • Co-ordinate and manage a team of engineers and tradesmen on civil engineering projects
  • Conduct research to obtain data on labour costs, materials, production times etc.
  • Obtain and review offers and quotes by subcontractors or vendors
  • Build relationships with key vendors (subcontractors, suppliers, engineers etc.)
  • Liaise with clients and suppliers to obtain information and calculate costs
  • Participate in tender reviews with senior management

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • You will have a tertiary qualification in Engineering (or similar), be a strong communicator and leader with significant experience in the civil engineering and construction industry
  • Previous experience working as a Project Manager, PM, Operations Manager, Agent within a building environment.
  • Experience pricing construction projects, preferably building works up to $20m.
  • Strong financial and project management principles
  • Previous bid management experience will be an advantage

The successful applicant will benefit from a competitive salary and package, ongoing training, and a great work life balance.

Are you looking for a change in your career and wish to expand your civil engineering and construction knowledge? If so please apply below!