Employment Opportunities

The Pūhoi to Warkworth motorway project is looking for experienced machinery operators for the next earthworks season. If you are interested in joining the team, please contact recruitment@nx2.co.nz

The Northern Express Group / Fletcher Acciona Joint Venture are inviting applications for the following positions:

  • Earthworks Foreman & Structures Foreman

  • Civil Engineers - Site Engineers, Project Engineer or Senior Project Engineer

  • Construction Phase Support - Engineer Manager


Purpose of the Position:

To efficiently and effectively plan, organise and manage a number of teams working on earthworks or structures activities.
You will be required to

  • Organise, coordinate and direct field construction activities in accordance with work schedules whilst constantly monitoring the status of planning and quality activities
  • Assess and allocate priorities as necessary
  • Maintain close contact with Supervisor and other Foreman to ensure continuity of job progress
  • Monitor and review the performance of plant, labour and subcontractors to ensure production targets are met or bettered and take appropriate action as necessary
  • Promptly advise management of any issues that could be variations to the contract and keep accurate records of such issues
  • Ensure safe work conditions are maintained at all times
  • Ensure all environmental measures are in place at all times

Experience needed:

  • Large scale earthworks experience
  • Managing a team

Civil Engineers – Project Engineer or SENIOR project ENGINEER

We are currently recruiting  for Site Engineers with 2+ years’ experience, a Project engineer with a minimum of 5-years’ experience or a Senior Project Engineer with 6 + years’ experience,  ideally within road infrastructure projects.   

Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of the role is to plan, organise and manage the costs, programme and construction of the concrete & steel structures planned for the project. Assist with managing a large structures construction team working on multiple structures to achieve programme, safety & quality targets within budget.  You will be required to have a strong focus on time, cost, programme and health and safety.  Some level of managing staff is required, therefore you’ll have great experience with people and dealing with people related matters.  

A good level of proficiency  with MS Suite products in particular MS Excel.  

Qualification & Experience needed:

  • Engineering degree with a Civils background is essential

  • Strong analytical and people skills

  • Experience working on major Civil Construction projects, ideally in roading


Purpose of the Position:

  • Be the interface between Fletcher Acciona Joint Venture and the construction phase support team (design team – DJV CPS). 

  • Provide appropriate technical support during the construction phase of the project, including RFI’s and NCRs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Under the direction of the Engineering Manager, assist the Construction Team with technical engineering solutions for permanent and temporary works required for construction of the Project

  • Engage with the Planning Team to track progress and look for options to improve construction timeline

  • Engage with the Construction Team looking for improvement on technical engineering solutions that allows for optimizing and reducing cost and timing implications

  • Coordinate, review and track post-IFC design changes

Qualification & Experience needed:

  • Engineering degree with a Civils background

  • 5 years of relevant engineering experience, including design 

  • Excellent in forward planning

  • Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Excellent skills at developing effective working relationship with others

Recruitment process – what you need to know:

Submit your CV and cover note clearly outlining which position you are applying for. You should also include your relevant experience and any additional qualifications or licenses you may hold to help us understand your suitability.

Please email this to recruitment@nx2.co.nz

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for phone screening and then face to face interviews. If you don’t hear from us it means you have not been suitable for the current roles, but please keep an eye on our website for other possible roles.

Candidates will be required to undergo Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Candidates will be asked to obtain Ministry of Justice clearance (Police Check).

Ideally you should have a Driver’s License – In some instances a License check will also be conducted, especially for those positions where you’ll be required to drive a vehicle or machinery.

Candidates will also be required to undergo a pre-employment medical check before any appointments are made.

Should you wish to obtain the full job description for any of the positions advertised here, please email our team on recruitment@nx2.co.nz