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Jacobs Principal Road Safety Engineer in Auckland, New Zealand

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Based in either of Auckland or Wellington the Principal Road Safety Engineer will champion our road safety capabilities and assist with further growing this business area as part of our core capabilities. They will be responsible for technical leadership and the delivery of road safety projects, with involvement in writing and leading winning proposals as well as providing mentoring and technical / design support nationally.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Ideally you are recognised in the industry as a leading specialist in Safety and have a strong network of connections within New Zealand. This position requires the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelors (or equivalent) degree in relevant subject

  • Chartered Engineer (or equivalent) or working towards

  • Approved Road Safety Audit Team Leader in accordance with NZTA Guidelines

  • Is technically/professionally competent in Road Safety

  • Demonstrable experience in accident investigation and prevention (AIP); road safety audit; and design team support

  • Ability to produce clear, precise and coherent analysis, report and narrative setting out the findings of road safety investigations

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs. #L


It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.





At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.