Title:  Project Engineer - Taumarunui


Taumarunui, NZ

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 are seeking a talented Project Engineer to join our friendly team in Taumarunui.  As a Project Engineer you will be responsible for providing technical support to the Ruapehu contract including capital projects, operational, process, compliance and technical advice. 

Key responsibilities

  • Project management
  • Development of project pricing and projects proposals.
  • Monitor and report on KPI’s
  • Coordinate and provide contractual reporting to client and contract manager
  • Maintenance of contract plans
  • Preparation of monthly reports & claims
  • Sub-contractor management as required
  • Liaison with customers, team members, clients and stakeholders to provide operational advice and ensure smooth service delivery


  • Bachelor of Engineering degree or relevant tertiary qualification
  • Minimum of five years experience in water and/or wastewater (e.g. infrastructure, operations and maintenance activities)
  • Knowledge of Reinstatements/Construction
  • Full NZ Class 1 Driver Licence
  • Competent in the application and use of Asset Management Systems, GIS, Google Suite, Excel and Word Document
  • Understanding of ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and Health and Safety legislation


The successful applicant will be a self motivated person with a high degree of initiative and excellent analytical skills.  You will be a team player with effective communication skills who takes pride in providing essential community services.


If you can build and maintain effective relationships and contribute to the operational success of the contract as a key member of our team we would like to hear from you.