Title:  Design Engineer - Auckland



The Opportunity

Veolia Australia & New Zealand (Veolia) is the only global company to provide a full range of environmental services in the fields of water solutions, waste management solutions and energy solutions.


With the global expertise gained from serving the environment for more than 150 years, Veolia operates in more than 40 countries around the world, with well over a hundred sites and approximately 4000 employees in Australia & New Zealand.


We seek an experienced Engineer to join our Projects, Technical and Assets Group (PTAG). The position is based in Veolia’s Ellerslie Corporate Head Office.


You will work with various stakeholders on assigned projects to formulate design concepts and generate design deliverables for various stages of assigned projects. The deliverables expected can be in the form of an engineering report, scope of work, drawing or method statement etc. The focus of the work will be in the area of water/wastewater projects delivery, however the work of the NZ PTAG team, and therefore that of the Design Engineer, will vary according to current contractual and client needs. 

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Generating concept drawings and models for new projects
  • Participating in project resource estimation process
  • Leasing with customers, suppliers and project team members to developing design solutions
  • Participating in the compilation of basic process design data 
  • Generating 3D models, fabrication and construction drawings.
  • Producing Bill of Materials (BOMs)
  • Assisting with project procurement by obtaining quotes for new projects and variations to existing projects.
  • Verifying that contractor or vendor design submissions comply to design requirements
  • Conducting site visits for surveying, Audits and QC activities
  • Contributing in SID’s and constructability studies
  • Managing CAD Licences and subcontractors
  • Maintaining design libraries and ensuring designs are to the latest standards
  • Providing  CAD support for project engineers and project managers

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree 
  • 3 years experience in water or wastewater processes desirable
  • Proven design experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and office software
  • The ability to work across all the main engineering disciplines (mechanical, civil, process)

Key attributes of the successful applicant include thriving in a diverse role, a proactive approach to work, a rigorous approach to maintenance of documentation and an ability to work with a high degree of autonomy. You should be a strong communicator and able to work as part of a team.  


If you are dynamic, confident and team focused, and have a desire to further develop your career we would like to hear from you.