Civil Design Engineer

Vitruvius is in growth mode and we are seeking an experienced 12D, CAD designer to work in our Tauranga office.

Who are we looking for? 

This role will suit a positive, forward thinking, commercially astute, technical qualified individual, with experience in civil design, particularly infrastructure, 3 waters and land development.

The Business

Vitruvius are a highly experienced team of technical professionals leading the field through expertise and innovation in all aspects of Civil Engineering, Surveying, Rail and Road Transport Engineering Design, Subdivision, and Land Development projects. A major segment of the company’s business is associated with supporting the rapid growth in the New Zealand rail network. The company provides design and project management service delivery, leadership development, contract administration and strategic advisory services. With offices in Tauranga and Wellington, Vitruvius are well situated to offer New Zealand wide consulting services.

The Brief:

The primary role of the Civil Designer is to support the wider Vitruvius Business in the development of 12d and CAD designs and workflows that produce and control drawings and model outputs. The candidate will assist on a wide range of engineering disciplines including Infrastructure, Three Waters and Land Development.

The Designer’s role has a focus on technical capability, along with the strong communication skills required to deliver quality outputs on time and within budget. This will include 2D and 3D conceptual modelling and design development whilst managing quality effectively through Vitruvius’ QA procedures. The role also involves further developing and improving Vitruvius’ CAD and BIM standards.

The candidate will adhere to all Vitruvius HSE policies, safety plans and HSE legislation, codes and practises

The Civil Designer/project Engineer will:

  • Be proficient in the use of 12D and AutoCAD/BricsCAD
  • Have experience working on projects of varying scale and complexity
  • Experience working within a project team and autonomously
  • Be able to problem solve and take action
  • Be a well organised planner able manage multiple objectives

The Offer

Vitruvius offers a highly competitive salary package, working in a congenial office with a high degree of self-management. There are substantial opportunities for career advancement. Tauranga is a vibrant community and recognised as the recreational capital of NZ.

The Next Steps

Apply online through seek or email your CV and cover letter to our General Manager (