Senior Road & Highway Design Engineer

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Job Description

New Zealand - Waikato, Hamilton - NZ

Job Summary

Due to a strong pipeline of work, internal promotions and exciting projects across Waikato / Bay of Plenty regions, we are excited to be growing our team here in Hamilton. We are seeking a Senior Road and Highway Engineer to design, draft and manage transport projects from inception, concept design through to detailed design and documentation. You will ensure all quality assurance processes are followed in the design process and through the production or coordination of design drawings and other related project documentation, delivered on time and to budget. You will have an eye for detail and technical skills to provide right first-time solutions to our clients.


Lead or support road and highways engineering design for projects for both National and Local Government and private clients utilising previous experience on similar projects.

Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and coordinate the integration of road and highways designs with other disciplines including CAD, street lighting, stormwater, pavements and structures.

Ability to undertake 2D and/or 3D road and intersection designs based either of aerial photography or topographical surveys.

Preparation and review of technical reports, specifications and calculations, incl. the preparation and measure of the works to produce a schedule of quantities.

Client and authority liaison for design approvals including arranging and attending meetings

Minimum Requirements

5-10 years relevant professional experience on Transportation Infrastructure projects

Proficient in 12D, or Civil3D and AutoCAD software

Leadership ability or the desire to become a leader

Highly organized and self-motivated Design Engineer


Member of a recognised professional institute or working towards it

Proficiency in Infraworks software is advantageous

An appreciation of road safety audits and ancillary road design elements including; roadside barriers, road drainage, street lighting, streetscape, pavements and other structures (retaining walls etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering or Diploma in a Relevant technical qualification

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 244849BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.