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Project Engineer - Gisborne

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Work type: Permanent - Full-time
Location: East Coast
Categories: Civil Contracting, Engineering (all disciplines)

The Job

We are excited to be delivering the 1000-year Puhi Kai Iti walk bridge as part of the Gisborne inner harbor development. The bridge is a complex circular steel superstructure, allowing pedestrian access from Kai Iti Hill walkways over to the Captain Cook Landing site. The project comprises the installation of large diameter bored piles, structural steel fabrication and on site assembly including complex crane lifts. This is a programme critical project and will require a high calibre engineering team, are you up for a challenge…

We are also halfway through the delivery of the Eastland Port Logyard yard upgrade. The project comprises 200m of stone strong retaining walls, 20,000m2 of pavements, drainage electrical and security work. 

As a result of a booming construction industry in Gisborne, with a solid portfolio of works going forward, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Engineer or Site Engineer in the heavy civil and structures space to join our high performing team. This role is key to ensuring the on-going success, as well as future relationships with our clients through efficient delivery of quality projects.


The Candidate

You will have proven experience delivering quality projects and be passionate about heavy civil/structures projects. You will be ambitious and motivated to progress your career within the civil space. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, or other relevant tertiary education, and knowledge of New Zealand standards
  • Significant project experience in heavy civil, bridges, wastewater plants and concrete materials
  • Strong organisational and communication skills with the ability to manage great relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • A passion to succeed in business with a strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent leadership and mentorship qualities


The Company

At Fulton Hogan we work hard to be the best, we give it our all and we take pride in what we do. We know we’re only as good as our people, so we are committed to hiring, developing and retaining only the best to join our teams! Fulton Hogan is a major civil contracting company offering clients services in civil contracting, construction, infrastructure maintenance, quarrying and asphalt production and surfacing. We are committed to providing cutting-edge innovative, cost effective solutions for customers and for the community.  


What’s in it for you?

Fulton Hogan is a company that is dedicated and passionate about creating a safe workplace environment. This role offers great opportunities for you to develop your skills and experience on high profile projects with career progression and exposure to all stages of the project from tender submission through to completion of works. Fulton Hogan offers excellent employee benefits and a great working environment.


If this sounds like the exciting next step in your career, and you are as passionate as we are about producing quality work with an uncompromising attitude towards safety, then apply today at

Successful applicants will be required to undergo and pass a pre-employment medical and drugs screen.

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