Section Engineer

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Job Title: Section Engineer Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Job Description: As a Section Engineer, you will play a vital role in the successful execution of engineering projects in the Auckland area. You will be responsible for overseeing and managing specific sections or aspects of a larger project, ensuring that they are executed efficiently, safely, and in accordance with project plans and quality standards. This role requires strong technical expertise, excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure project success.


  1. Project Oversight: Manage the planning, coordination, and execution of assigned project sections to ensure timely completion and adherence to project specifications.

  2. Technical Expertise: Apply your engineering knowledge and expertise to solve technical challenges, provide guidance to the project team, and ensure that designs are implemented accurately.

  3. Quality Control: Implement quality control measures to ensure that work is completed to the required standards and specifications. Conduct regular inspections and tests to identify and rectify any deviations.

  4. Health and Safety: Prioritize and enforce strict safety protocols on-site. Identify potential hazards and implement preventive measures to ensure the well-being of the project team and site personnel.

  5. Collaboration: Work closely with other sections of the project team, including site managers, contractors, architects, and other stakeholders. Communicate effectively to ensure a smooth workflow and resolve any issues that arise.

  6. Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of project progress, issues, and solutions. Generate reports and documentation as required by project management.

  7. Resource Management: Coordinate resources, including personnel, equipment, and materials, to optimize project efficiency and effectiveness.

  8. Budget and Cost Control: Monitor expenses related to your section of the project and ensure that costs are managed within the allocated budget.

  9. Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement and innovation within your section of the project. Implement best practices and lessons learned from previous projects.


  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Professional engineering registration (CEng or equivalent) is preferred but not always required.
  • Proven experience as a Section Engineer or similar role in a construction or engineering environment.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering principles, construction methods, and relevant regulations.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Proficient in project management tools and software.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to supervise and manage a team.