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Service Engineer

Napier, New Zealand

Reference: 5748457

Full-time permanent position working Monday to Friday 40 hours per week .

Napier is a lively and vibrant city, offering an exceptional climate as well as plentiful opportunities for family, recreation and relaxation. Improved road and air links are helping to make Napier one of New Zealand's most popular, liveable and easily accessible cities.

Napier City Council is one of Napier's biggest and most desirable employers - we value excellence, integrity, sustainability and outstanding customer and community service.

A newly created opportunity has arisen in our Infrastructure Engineering team. As the Services Engineer, you will apply your technical skills and experience to engineering aspects of all asset approvals, building and resource consents processed by Council. This exciting role ensures quality infrastructure is constructed and risk is managed for new developments through robust engineering. Using judgement and best practice engineering, this role includes checking for compliance with required standards and taking the lead on behalf of Council for relevant engineering matters. Your contribution will see you having great input into this region for future generations. This is a real career pathway for engineers who want to be involved in great development projects.

Your expertise will include

  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • 3 years experience
  • Knowledge of Three Waters engineering or Local Government
  • Experience in system performance monitoring tools and techniques
  • Effective facilitation skills
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills

This is a genuine opportunity for someone wanting to progress their career within a supportive environment where no two days are the same. If you want to join an organisation where your contribution makes a difference and is appreciated, apply now! We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close this advertisement when we have found the right person.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. Napier City Council is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response

It is important for applicants to know that Napier City Council is currently undergoing a health and safety risk assessment to determine the risks of COVID-19 in our workplace and whether vaccinations are required by job holders to ensuring the health and safety of our team and customers. This role is subject to the risk assessment and depending on the outcome, may require the job holder to be fully vaccinated. You need to be aware that you will be asked to declare your vaccination status as part of your application.

Our preferred candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening which includes drug testing and, for some roles, health screening.

If you are ready for this opportunity, then we encourage you to apply now. We will be interviewing suitable candidates as applications are received and may close this advertisement when we have found the right person.