Construction Project Engineer

  • Job Reference: SB-ConProjEngNZ
  • Date Posted: 14 March 2018
  • Location: New Zealand
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Suzie Britton
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 547 3399

Job Description


The role of the maintenance division is to provide a high degree of customer service to our clients, whilst maintaining excellence, quality, cost control and relationship management.  Our aim is for a long term sustainable profit.


The role of the Construction Project Engineer

Role Accountabilities:

Pricing, Tendering and Securing Work

  • Keep up to date with relevant legislation, guidelines and industry information as it pertains to the construction industry

  • Pricing of work and preparation of tenders / quotes / estimates and negotiating works

  • Plan and organize plant, labour, sub contractors and suppliers as required for projects

  • Keep management informed  of all potential future work

  • Follow all procedures in relation to pricing, tendering and quoting of work

Job / Project Management

  • Follow Company procedure in relation to job set up, job management and job close out including filing

  • Review DJR’s

  • Manage projects to set estimates from department managers. Ensure optimal operational efficiencies throughout all aspects of the project

  • Maintain programmes of all work

  • Review all financial information, carry out costs to complete for projects

  • Ensure jobs are carried out to job specifications, company policies and relevant legislation, codes and regulations

  • Keep department managers informed of any potential or actual problems associated with contracts, clients or resources including quality issues

  • Conduct customer / client interactions professionally

Subcontractor and Supplier Management

  • Adopt the Company first focus and proactively source resources such as labour, plant and material internally first where ever possible

  • Follow Company procedures for supplier and subcontractor management included preferred supplier / subcontractor agreements to ensure all paperwork is completed for the set up

  • Highlight any performance issues with suppliers or contractors to department managers

  • Negotiate rates with suppliers / subcontractors where preferred agreements don’t exist or as appropriate to size and duration of project

Participate and Champion Company Work Ethics within the Department for all projects and activities

  • Maintain open communication with staff and management

  • Carry out monthly tailgates with staff

  • Participate and champion Company best practices, work procedures, health and safety, environment and quality procedures, customer relationship management on all projects

Participate within the Construction Department to maximize performance of foreman / supervisors and construction crews

  • Assist department managers in providing leadership and guidance and guidance with co-ordination and monitoring of department projects and activities for construction staff

  • Ensure construction staff are familiar with and motivated by the company’s mission statement and relevant policies

  • Highlight to any department managers areas that construction staff may require development to enable them to perform their roles competently and efficiently


Interested? Then click the apply button today, or contact me for further information.

All Applicants must have the right to work in the UK or hold the appropriate work permit.