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Stantec Senior Transportation Planner - Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand


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Our Wellington transportation team continues to win and deliver some of the region’s most iconic projects. If you are looking to join a firm that offers the perfect mix between exciting projects, career development and work/life balance then look no further.

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind .

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

One difference between Stantec and our competitors is that we have an emphasis on professional and personal development and will take steps to help you achieve your career goals. We also have a culture of delivering as a team and our Wellington office has a healthy and vibrant culture. At Stantec you will be backed by a Global company but delivering at a local level.

About the role

This is an exciting time to be a Transportation Planner in New Zealand and Stantec are leading the charge. We are looking for people with skills in some or all of the following areas to enhance our team:

•\tIntegration of urban design, transport and land use

•\tTransport technology

•\tRail and public transport

•\tBusiness cases

•\tPublic and Private sector

•\tProject leadership

•\tTeam leadership

This is your chance to take that next step into a senior role and use your technical know-how together with your strong investigation, analytical and report writing skills to deliver excellent service to our key and emerging clients in New Zealand.

We work in multi-disciplinary teams to provide cost-effective, practical, innovative technology and engineering solutions. Our current projects are being implemented across all of Asia Pacific.

Day to day tasks would involve:

•\tDevelop and maintain strong private and public sector client relationships.

•\tProvide technical expertise in transport planning.

•\tUndertake business case analysis and reporting.

•\tMaintain technical and professional standards

•\tAssist in project and contract management as requested.

•\tProvide specialist inputs to expressions of interest and proposals.

•\tMentor and coach junior staff.


Senior Transportation Planner - Wellington


To be successful in this role you’ll need:

•\tBachelor’s Degree or equivalent qualification.

•\tBe a chartered professional engineer (or equivalent) or working toward professional registration with EngNZ or an equivalent professional body.

•\tAt least 10 years transport planning experience.

•\tDemonstrated knowledge of business and project finances.

•\tExcellent investigation, analytical and report writing skills, including business cases.

•\tExcellent inter-personal skills and an ability to build trust and provide support to peers and clients.

•\tExperience in the private sector desirable.

Job Category:

Civil Engineering

Preferred Specifications:

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

•\tFlexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts

•\tLearning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

•\tMentoring for your own development

•\tProfessional Memberships

•\tHealth Insurance – Income Protection Insurance – Life Insurance

•\tService Recognition Awards

•\tMental Health and Wellbeing Programs

•\tEmployee Assistance Program

How to apply

To discuss in more detail contact Margaret McMeel 09 580 4502 or 027 544 2930 or apply directly online.

About Stantec:

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

Additional Information:

This role is a key role for Technical Futures

Location :

New Zealand-Wellington


New Zealand