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Stantec Urban Traffic Engineer/Designer - Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand


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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.

About the role

Due to ongoing projects and successful tenders for a variety of exciting and regionally significant projects, we require an Urban Traffic Engineer / Designer with exceptional design skills and a strong team focus to join our vibrant and energetic Wellington Transportation team.

We’re looking for a Traffic Engineer/Designer who will provide technical leadership and designs for a wide range of New Zealand projects for our central government, local government, and private sector clients, across multi-modal, minor improvement, low risk-low cost and capital projects.

Day to day tasks would involve:

• Leading and working on detailed designs and calculations across a variety of transport related infrastructure projects, primarily those in urban environments.

• Collaborate closely with project managers, teams, and practice leaders to achieve a coordinated approach to delivering projects.

• Working closely with key clients, understanding their needs and problems they face, able to get in front of projects and influence successful outcomes.

• Network and build relationships with key clients as well as your colleagues across the global Stantec business.


Urban Traffic Engineer/Designer - Wellington


To be successful in this role you will need a relevant tertiary qualification along with a minimum of 5 years’ traffic engineering and design experience in transport infrastructure projects, and in using Civil 3D, 12D and/or OpenRoads, and AutoCAD. You will also be conversant with Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and Local Authority guidelines and standards, New Zealand Standards and the Austroads suite of guidelines.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Category: Design

Preferred Specifications:

What we offer

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

• Flexible working arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts

• Learning and talent development programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

• Mentoring for your own development

• Professional memberships

• Health insurance – Income continuance insurance (ICI) – Life insurance

• Service recognition awards

• Employee 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:

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec we always design with community in mind. We believe growing a great design company happens from the inside out. We look for people who are drawn to use every talent they possess, plus creativity, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring projects to life. Our work as architects, engineers, and consultants from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a solid history of success. 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. Redefine your personal best. Join us!

Location :

New Zealand-Wellington


New Zealand