Employment Opportunities

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

  • Environmental Manager

  • Civil Engineers (all levels)

  • Earthworks Foreman (multiple vacancies)


Its very rare to have a role of this nature become available! But due to an internal promotion, the Fletcher Acciona Joint Venture is in search for their next Environmental Manager.

This role will require you to:

  • Set the strategic direction for all environmental management goals

  • Lead and manage a team of highly engaged Environmental advisors

  • Oversee compliance & resource consent management processes

  • Build effective and enduring relationships with the Regulatory Bodies, Local Iwi & Community Stakeholders

You’ll be engaging and have a leadership style that is encouraging, open and innovative. We, in the Fletcher Acciona Joint Venture, provide for a 4-year long career to really make a difference on this Roads of National Significance project.  Your obliging nature & willingness to be hands on and help out within your team will set you apart. 

Purpose of the Position:

  • Implementation of the Project Construction Environmental Management Plan which include a sound knowledge of Erosion and Sediment Control, Ecological Mitigation, Noise and Vibration, and Air Quality pertaining to major roading infrastructure.

  • Ensuring compliance with all Resource Management Act (RMA) conditions, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga Act authorities, DOC Permits and other legislation, excluding building consents.

  • Anticipating implementation issues that may affect potential compliance with consent conditions.  Work with the Consenting Manager to ensure that, where necessary, new Resource Consents or variations to existing conditions are obtained in a timely manner

  • Ensures that the environmental responsibilities are understood across the project and co-ordinates a monitoring programme to ensure that these responsibilities are addressed and met

  • Championing sustainability through the achievement of Green Roads Silver Status accreditation 

Qualifications & Experiences Needed:

  • Tertiary Qualification in the related field

  • Minimum of 5 years in a leadership role (including people management)

  • Sound knowledge of the Resource Management & Health & Safety Act 

This is your chance to join a dynamic, focused team with a real commitment to Community focus, reducing environmental impact, and raising its bar with health and safety.  If you believe you have the skillsets we are after and that you have the ability to drive real value, we would love to hear from you.

Civil Engineers – all levels

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. Manage a large structures construction team working on multiple structures to achieve programme, safety & quality targets within budget.

Qualification & Experience needed:

  • Engineering degree with a Structures and Civils background is essential

  • Strong analytical and management skills

  • Experience working on structures within a major Construction project

  • Experience with building box culverts and viaducts preferred

Earthworks Foreman (multiple vacancies)

This role will suit an experienced Foreman/Operator/Supervisor who is looking for a new challenge on a large road infrastructure project and feels they have the drive and experience to manage the immense earthworks needed for project completion. Strong local experience in major earthwork projects including working with the fickle Auckland weather throughout the year. Experience in NZ approved Erosion Control procedures is also essential

Requirement Include:

  • Previous experience in similar role on large infrastructure projects

  • Well-developed skills in earthworks and drainage

  • Good resource/material utilization skills and experience

  • Ability to lead, mentor and motivate a team

  • Ability to take direction from senior staff

  • A good attitude

Skills Requirement:

  • Leading a workforce including subcontractors and trades-people

  • Chairing daily pre-start/tool box meetings

  • Prepare reports and forecasts, including summary of construction progress, personnel forecasts, and expenditures forecast

  • Monitor the activities of subcontractors to ensure compliance with specifications and schedules

  • Inducting staff and leading by example with respect to HSE

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