Traffic Engineer

Date: 10-Mar-2023

Location: Auckland Wide, NZ, 1010

Company: Auckland Council


He angitūtanga: The opportunity
Auckland Council’s Regulatory Engineering department has an exciting permanent full - time opportunity for a Traffic Engineer to join the team! 

Regulatory Engineering is a new department within the Regulatory Services directorate and our area of expertise is in land development.


As a Traffic engineer you would be providing traffic engineering technical support to development engineers, planners, Auckland Transport, and external customers
This role is your chance to use your Traffic Engineering skills and ensure the timely and accurate provision of professional and technical traffic engineering advice on asset approvals, building consents (and associated planning applications) consistent with Council’s codes of practice, engineering and infrastructure design standards and other relevant frameworks.
If you're a people person with positive customer service work ethic, if you want the combination of office and site work, and if you want to work on some of the country's biggest projects, then apply today with your cover letter and CV.
He kōrero mōu: About you
A successful candidate will ideally have:

  • A tertiary qualification in civil engineering including relevant traffic engineering components.
  • Have at least three years of relevant engineering experience.
  • An understanding and knowledge of the Resource Management Act, District/Regional Plans, Building Act and Local Government Act and/or site experience on developments within New Zealand.
  • A current New Zealand driver’s license is essential as you would be required travel regionally.
  • You’ll also have experience in project management, can take initiative and ownership to work with the engineers and consultants to deliver high quality engineering outcomes
  • Knowledge of the local government environment would also be highly advantageous. 
  • As you’ll be joining a collaborative team environment, you’ll be a strong communicator. 

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
As a Traffic Engineer with Auckland Council and their large team of engineers you will also have the opportunity to grow and develop your skills with exposure to such a wide range of diverse projects and people from within the Council family, the development community and Auckland's most respected consultancies. 


You’ll be joining a team of dedicated and respected experts working collaboratively across the region to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development. You also be positioned to contribute to Auckland’s growth and development by ensuring safe and sustainable outcomes are achieved for our customers and our environment.


We offer flexible working arrangements, competitive salaries, and varied learning and career progression opportunities across the wider Council group. Auckland Council is committed to diversity, have a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions, and are driven to provide the right outcomes for our customers and our environment.


Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.


You’ll have access to a range of fantastic Auckland Council benefits, including discounted Leisure Centre membership and a range of other partnership discounts - take a look here!


Tono Mai: Apply Now!

You can find the position description here

Applications close:  Monday 27th March 2023

***This role is deemed safety sensitive and will require a pre-employment drug & alcohol test prior to offer***

Our employer Kiwisaver contribution is additional to base salary offered.


.Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.


Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.