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Summer Intern Engineer(s) (Fixed Term) - Civil/3 Waters


Reference: 5154398

  • Do you want to work hard in a fun and fast-paced environment?
  • Are you looking for an entry-level role in Civil or Environmental Engineering?
  • Do you seek the challenges of dealing with a wide variety of engineering matters?
  • Are you proactive and results orientated?

Waimakariri District is one of the fastest-growing Districts in New Zealand and the third-largest, by population, in the South Island. This brings with it abundant challenges across a diverse range of areas.

The Council is seeking up to two Summer Intern Engineers to work within the Project Delivery Unit, based in Rangiora. The Project Delivery Unit provides asset management and engineering planning, design, delivery and development consultancy services to the Utilities and Roading Department and the wider Council.

This is a fantastic opportunity for engineering and science-based students to gain professional experience in a supportive environment. This is a fixed-term position over the 2020/21 summer holidays, where you will be responsible for assisting with 3 Waters and Civil projects including fieldwork, data collection, reporting, and engineering design. We currently have some exciting projects underway in water, wastewater, drainage and roading infrastructure, where your skills can be applied.

The rewards for this position include a competitive salary package, practical work experience, great working conditions and a very supportive and friendly team environment where you really can make a difference.

Only 20 minutes north of Christchurch, Waimakariri District offers small town and rural lifestyles with a range of outdoor recreation activities on your doorstep but with the advantages of a big city nearby. Whatever your choice of living environment it is readily available and affordable.

If you have the appropriate skills, experience and attitude to fulfil the requirements of this exciting position, and you want to be on our team then get in touch because we want to hear from you.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact Kelly LaValley, Project Delivery Manager on 0800 965 468 (0800 WMK GOV).

Applications close 12.00pm Sunday, 23 August 2020.

The Council is a Professional Development Partner with Engineering New Zealand and is an equal opportunities employer.

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Applications Close: 23 Aug 2020