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Our Careers

Construction Engineer

Auckland / Full Time

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Do you enjoy splitting your time between the office and project sites where the real magic happens? Are you a level-headed, self-starter that enjoys seeing projects come to life? Read on…

ABOUT MCKENZIE & CO.

McKenzie & Co. was born from a passion for high quality environments and a desire to develop great places for people to grow.

We offer land development consultancy services to developers including professional development advice, project management, civil engineering, surveying and planning. Our projects range in scope from large scale master-planned communities in greenfield locations, to complex infill developments in brownfields sites, right down to smaller residential subdivisions.

Established in 2014 by Clayton McKenzie, the business has fast become a centre of excellence for land development solutions. With office hubs in Auckland, Warkworth, Taupo, and Rotorua, you’ll be part of a 55+ strong team of expert surveyors, civil engineers, project managers, development advisors and support staff.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To support the purpose and mission of McKenzie & Co. Consultants Ltd – to develop great places and people – by supporting the construction manager and project lead/engineer with the day-to-day contract and construction needs of projects.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Project engineering
    • assist with civil engineering design process including limited design work from time-to-time
    • assist with the preparation of as-builts including limited CAD work from time-to-time
    • co-ordinate resource consents and Council interfaces as required
    • prepare and submit building consent and compliance applications
    • review construction drawings for onsite constructability, and
  • Project documentation – prepare schedules, contract documentation, resource consents and other documents related to our to civil engineering projects
  • Project compliance, contract administration and reporting

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Minimum 3 years post qualification experience overseeing construction and site works
  • Extensive BricsCAD/AutoCAD experience
  • Experience using NZS 23910:2013 is preferred
  • Demonstrated competency using MS Project, Word and Excel
  • Comfortable working in structured and unstructured project environments
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good relationship and interpersonal skills
  • Pays attention to detail, and
  • Is organised

A full position description is available here.

We’re accepting applications now! Send your CV directly to us at careers@mckenzieandco.co.nz For more information call 09 320 5707.

12d Design Engineers

Auckland and Warkworth / Full Time

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This is a great opportunity for someone with 12d design and engineering skills to join the McKenzie & Co. team to work on Auckland and Warkworth based projects.

ABOUT MCKENZIE & CO.

McKenzie & Co. was born from a passion for high quality environments and a desire to develop great places for people to grow.

We offer land development consultancy services to developers including professional development advice, project management, civil engineering, surveying and planning. Our projects range in scope from large scale master-planned communities in greenfield locations, to complex infill developments in brownfields sites, right down to smaller residential subdivisions.

Established in 2014 by Clayton McKenzie, the business has fast become a centre of excellence for land development solutions. With office hubs in Auckland, Warkworth, Taupo, and Rotorua, you’ll be part of a 55+ strong team of expert surveyors, civil engineers, project managers, development advisors and support staff.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To support the purpose and mission of McKenzie & Co. Consultants Ltd – to help to develop great places and people – while assisting the senior engineers in developing designs for land development projects.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Civil Engineering

  • Carry out civil engineering design and preparation of drawings in accordance with McKenzie & Co.’s CAD Standards
  • Liaise with the internal team e.g. surveyors and external consultants as required
  • Liaise with contractors and sub-contractors engaged by McKenzie & Co. to observe, measure and undertake contract administration duties of civil engineering projects as required
  • Prepare schedules, contract documentation, resource consents and other documents pertaining to civil engineering projects
  • Liaise with Auckland Council
  • Co-ordinate resource consents and council interfaces
  • Any other tasks associated with this role as reasonably delegated by the Senior Engineers, SMT, or Directors.

Internal requirements

  • Adhere to the company’s Quality Management Programme, its policies and procedures
  • Adhere to the company’s Health and Safety policy and procedures
  • Comply with administration requirements e.g. completion of timesheets, attending internal meetings, plus any other day-to-day matters that may arise from time-to-time
  • Follow internal quality procedures.

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor of Engineering or NZCE
  • Land development and subdivision design experience
  • 5-10 years civil engineering industry experience
  • Strong 12D and BricsCAD skills/experience
  • Good client relationship skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Organised and proactive
  • Good communication skills – written and verbal
  • Genuine “Can Do” attitude

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Auckland Council
  • Clients, subcontractors, consultants
  • Directors
  • Senior Management Team (SMT)
  • All staff
  • General public

A full position description is available here.

We’re accepting applications now! Send your CV directly to us at careers@mckenzieandco.co.nz For more information call 09 320 5707.

3 waters senior design engineer

Auckland / Full time

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Is water design engineering your thing? How about 3 waters design engineering? Want to work with a great team of like-minded and skilled professionals on a range of awesome land development projects? We’ve got a fabulous opportunity for the right person with great 3 waters design engineering skills.

ABOUT MCKENZIE & CO.

McKenzie & Co. was born from a passion for high quality environments and a desire to develop great places for people to grow.

We offer land development consultancy services to developers including professional development advice, project management, civil engineering, surveying and planning. Our projects range in scope from large scale master-planned communities in greenfield locations, to complex infill developments in brownfields sites, right down to smaller residential subdivisions.

Established in 2014 by Clayton McKenzie, the business has fast become a centre of excellence for land development solutions. With office hubs in Auckland, Warkworth, Taupo, and Rotorua, you’ll be part of a 55+ strong team of expert surveyors, civil engineers, project managers, development advisors and support staff.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To support the purpose and mission of McKenzie & Co. Consultants Ltd – to develop great places and people – by leading 3 waters engineering design and implementation for land development projects.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Civil Engineering

  • Provide 3 waters design support to land development projects and any other projects as required
  • Carry out civil engineering design, preparing drawings in accordance with the MCCL CAD Standard and, where necessary, provide information to draughting staff to produce ‘finished’ drawings/plans, etc
  • Engage and co-ordinate with the internal team, e.g., surveyors and with external consultants as required
  • Perform engineering calculations, analysis, and design, producing engineering reports, plans and tender documents and the assessment of tenders as required
  • Supervising and administering contracts, including the supervision of sub-contractors engaged by MCCL for the purposes of Health and Safety
  • Liaise with clients on a routine basis to keep client up to date with job progress. As a minimum, this is to include the introduction to client and explanation of various stages of the project; keeping the client informed of project progress, etc
  • Seek guidance from the SMT on matters relating to quality of output, presentation and on any circumstances where negotiations and communications with clients are causing, or has the potential to cause, difficulties
  • Project budget control and estimation
  • Interface and co-ordinate with Auckland Council, CCO’s and key stakeholders as required
  • Resource Consent management and follow up with Auckland Council as required
  • Business development and networking where appropriate, including seeking procurement opportunities, pricing, tendering
  • Any other tasks associated with your role as reasonably delegated by the SMT or a Director of MCCL

Internal requirements

  • Adhere to the MCCL Quality Management Programme and its policies/procedures.
  • Adhere to the MCCL Health and Safety policy/procedures.
  • Assistance with technical development of company QA systems.
  • Coach and develop junior staff as required, dealing with any issues promptly and appropriately.
  • Staff management including operational management, training, and HR
  • Reporting to Senior Management Team as required
  • Comply with administration requirements, e.g. completion of timesheets, attending or running internal meetings and other day-to-day matters as may arise and as would normally be expected in an office environment.

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED

Experience specifically focused on land development and subdivision design is the main requirement for this role. We are looking for somebody with the following attributes:

  • Minimum of 10 years civil engineering industry experience
  • Suitable tertiary qualification, e.g. BEng or BSurv
  • CPEng or RPSurv qualification required
  • Capable technical report writer and presenter
  • 12D and AutoCAD experience
  • Client focused
  • Genuine “Can Do” attitude

A full position description is available here.

We’re accepting applications now! Send your CV directly to us at careers@mckenzieandco.co.nz For more information call 09 320 5707.

Senior Engineers

Manukau or Auckland CBD / Full Time

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We’re looking for solid and reliable people with excellent engineering skills to join the McKenzie & Co. team to work on Auckland and Warkworth based projects.

ABOUT MCKENZIE & CO.

McKenzie & Co. was born from a passion for high quality environments and a desire to develop great places for people to grow.

We offer land development consultancy services to developers including professional development advice, project management, civil engineering, surveying and planning. Our projects range in scope from large scale master-planned communities in greenfield locations, to complex infill developments in brownfields sites, right down to smaller residential subdivisions.

Established in 2014 by Clayton McKenzie, the business has fast become a centre of excellence for land development solutions. With office hubs in Auckland, Warkworth, Taupo, and Rotorua, you’ll be part of a 55+ strong team of expert surveyors, civil engineers, project managers, development advisors and support staff.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To support the purpose and mission of McKenzie & Co. Consultants Ltd – to develop great places and people – by building the business through effective leadership of day-to-day conceptual design and liaising with key parties and consultants.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Project leadership 

  • The primary aim is to remove barriers for developers
  • Identify client requirements and get agreement on how to proceed
  • Manage project through to implementation, i.e. obtaining resource consent
  • Liaise with all parties to ensure common understanding of what is required, what the plan is, and allocating responsibilities
  • Constantly liaise with team members assigning tasks reviewing and monitoring progress to plan through daily scrums (meetings)

Relationship management 

  • Build trust through clearly articulating what we can do for our clients and developers – showing a flexible and professional approach at all times.
  • Communicate in a timely manner, doing what you say you will do
  • Allay fears that we will deliver on time, on cost and quality
  • Build and maintain new and existing relationships

Concept design

  • Build and maintain lot configuration with urban planners and designers
  • Act as the go-between with all parties involved in the project
  • Lead and direct depending on planning requirements, masterplan: concept (frameworks) , segment to lots
  • Refine typology, test engineering sensibility, form preliminary designs, engineers design to get resource consents through

People management  

  • Lead and direct teams
  • Develop staff, identifying talent ensuring the appropriate professional development is occurring
  • Encourage both technical and freehand design to ensure different methodologies continue to complement each other
  • Ensure staff understand the “why” of design

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Appropriate technical qualifications (RPSurv or CPeng)
  • 5 years’ land development experience (post licensing)
  • Attention to detail and well organised
  • Strong project leadership skills and experience
  • Comfortable with both flexibility and structure
  • Strong communication and presentation skills – written and verbal
  • Very strong relationship and interpersonal skills
  • People management skills

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Auckland Council
  • Watercare Services Ltd.
  • Healthy Waters Asset Management
  • Auckland Transport
  • Utility providers

A position description is available here.

We’re accepting applications now! Send your CV directly to us at careers@mckenzieandco.co.nz For more information call 09 320 5707.

Senior Engineer

Taupo / Full Time

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We’re looking for solid and reliable people with excellent engineering skills to join the McKenzie & Co. team to work on Auckland and Warkworth based projects.

ABOUT MCKENZIE & CO.

McKenzie & Co. was born from a passion for high quality environments and a desire to develop great places for people to grow.

We offer land development consultancy services to developers including professional development advice, project management, civil engineering, surveying and planning. Our projects range in scope from large scale master-planned communities in greenfield locations, to complex infill developments in brownfields sites, right down to smaller residential subdivisions.

Established in 2014 by Clayton McKenzie, the business has fast become a centre of excellence for land development solutions. With office hubs in Auckland, Warkworth, Taupo, and Rotorua, you’ll be part of a 55+ strong team of expert surveyors, civil engineers, project managers, development advisors and support staff.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To support the purpose and mission of McKenzie & Co. Consultants Ltd – to develop great places and people – by building the business through effective leadership of day-to-day conceptual design and liaising with key parties and consultants.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Project leadership 

  • The primary aim is to remove barriers for developers
  • Identify client requirements and get agreement on how to proceed
  • Manage project through to implementation, i.e. obtaining resource consent
  • Liaise with all parties to ensure common understanding of what is required, what the plan is, and allocating responsibilities
  • Constantly liaise with team members assigning tasks reviewing and monitoring progress to plan through daily scrums (meetings)

Relationship management 

  • Build trust through clearly articulating what we can do for our clients and developers – showing a flexible and professional approach at all times.
  • Communicate in a timely manner, doing what you say you will do
  • Allay fears that we will deliver on time, on cost and quality
  • Build and maintain new and existing relationships

Concept design

  • Build and maintain lot configuration with urban planners and designers
  • Act as the go-between with all parties involved in the project
  • Lead and direct depending on planning requirements, masterplan: concept (frameworks) , segment to lots
  • Refine typology, test engineering sensibility, form preliminary designs, engineers design to get resource consents through

People management  

  • Lead and direct teams
  • Develop staff, identifying talent ensuring the appropriate professional development is occurring
  • Encourage both technical and freehand design to ensure different methodologies continue to complement each other
  • Ensure staff understand the “why” of design

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Appropriate technical qualifications (RPSurv or CPeng)
  • 5 years’ land development experience (post licensing)
  • Attention to detail and well organised
  • Strong project leadership skills and experience
  • Comfortable with both flexibility and structure
  • Strong communication and presentation skills – written and verbal
  • Very strong relationship and interpersonal skills
  • People management skills

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Auckland Council
  • Watercare Services Ltd.
  • Healthy Waters Asset Management
  • Auckland Transport
  • Utility providers

A position description is available here.

We’re accepting applications now! Send your CV directly to us at careers@mckenzieandco.co.nz For more information call 09 320 5707.

Site Engineer

Warkworth / Full Time

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Do you prefer a mixed working environment with time spent in the office and on site? Are you a level-headed, self-starter that enjoys seeing projects come to life? Read on…

ABOUT MCKENZIE & CO.

McKenzie & Co. was born from a passion for high quality environments and a desire to develop great places for people to grow.

We offer land development consultancy services to developers including professional development advice, project management, civil engineering, surveying and planning. Our projects range in scope from large scale master-planned communities in greenfield locations, to complex infill developments in brownfields sites, right down to smaller residential subdivisions.

Established in 2014 by Clayton McKenzie, the business has fast become a centre of excellence for land development solutions. With office hubs in Auckland, Warkworth, Taupo, and Rotorua, you’ll be part of a 55+ strong team of expert surveyors, civil engineers, project managers, development advisors and support staff.

PUROPSE OF THE ROLE

To support the purpose and mission of McKenzie & Co. Consultants Ltd – to develop great places and people – by supporting the construction manager and project lead with the day-to-day contract and construction needs of projects.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Project engineering
    • assist with civil engineering design process including limited design work from time-to-time
    • assist with the preparation of as-builts including limited CAD work from time-to-time
    • co-ordinate resource consents and Council interfaces as required
    • prepare and submit building consent and compliance applications
    • review construction drawings for onsite constructability, and
  • Project documentation – prepare schedules, contract documentation, resource consents and other documents related to our to civil engineering projects
  • Project compliance, contract administration and reporting

COMPETENCIES/SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Minimum 3 years post qualification experience overseeing construction and site works
  • Extensive BricsCAD/AutoCAD experience
  • Experience using NZS 23910:2013 is preferred
  • Demonstrated competency using MS Project, Word and Excel
  • Comfortable working in structured and unstructured project environments
  • Strong communication skills – written and verbal
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good relationship and interpersonal skills
  • Pays attention to detail, and organised

A full position description is available here.

We’re accepting applications now! Send your CV directly to us at careers@mckenzieandco.co.nz For more information call 09 320 5707.