Jacobs Structural Engineer - Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand

Structural Engineer - Wellington


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional andscientific services including engineering, architecture, construction,operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial,commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

Based in our Wellington office and reporting to the Technical TeamLeader, we currently have an opportunity for an experienced mid-levelStructural Engineer to assist with delivering a number of structural projects.The key success to this role will be dependent on your design skillsexperience, initiative, the ability to exercise sound judgement and yourapplication of engineering principles/techniques to projects.

As the Structural Engineer, you can expect to:

  • Prepare preliminary and detailed designs, specifications and related documentation for civil and structural engineering work

  • Prepare professional documentation suitable for submission for Building Consent. The documents will reference engineering calculations and include sketches that support the engineering design work

  • Carry out structural engineering analysis using computer analysis techniques backed up by hand calculations

  • Review the work of other engineers

  • Carry out site inspections and prepare reports

  • Manage projects under the supervision of the Project Director

  • Assist with the monitoring of project costs and project scope of works

  • Strong service delivery to all clients (internal and external)

About you

To be considered for the role, you will possess the following skills andexperience:

  • Relevant engineering degree is required, CPEng or working towards CPEng

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience designing different type of structures (e.g. buildings, industrial and civil structures)

  • Experience in designing using concrete, steel masonry and timber structures

  • Seismic design and seismic assessment capability and experience to New Zealand standards

  • Competent user of ETABS for building design or similar 3d finite element analysis package

  • Competent user of SAP200 for general purpose design of structures or similar 3d finite element analysis package

  • Active member of local engineering organizations (e.g. SESOC, NZSEE, ENZ, etc.)

  • 'Self-motivated' with good communication skills

Why Jacobs

AtJacobs we value people . Havingthe right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistentlydeliver and exceed clients’ expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will havethe opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in anenvironment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing andinnovation. To support your professionalgrowth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a hostof social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin ourcommitment to you. Rethinking how youwork, our culture at Jacobs means it’s all about what you do, not where youare, which counts!

It’s a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more witha global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below.

Pleasenote: If you are being represented by arecruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will needto apply directly to Jacobs.


Primary Location New Zealand-New Zealand Countrywide-Wellington

Travel No

Req ID: NEW0000J7