Jobs Listing Branding
Company Franklin Smith
Location Auckland City, Auckland
Pay & Benefits NZ$130 - NZ$160 per annum
Listed Wed 26 Jul, 12:04 pm
Type Full time, Permanent
Reference BBBH2136

This is an ongoing vacancy to replace the Principal who will be looking to retire in a couple of years.

This consultancy's engineers are experts in the design, analysis and strengthening of a wide range of structures. The complexity of modern projects often requires a great deal of analysis from engineers to ensure structures are safe, efficient, cost effective and practical.

Their clients are specialists in commercial, residential and infrastructure construction with aesthetic, functional, time and budgetary goals top-of-mind. We provide a full service from an initial discussion to final sign-off to ensure that the functional requirements are met - and the result will be structurally safe.

They have a team of experienced engineers and talented CAD technicians to design and inspect structures. Their consultants are involved from the outset, including the associated civil works. They've worked on both large and small projects including:

  • Apartment blocks and residential sites
  • Mixed use developments
  • Hotels and conference centres
  • Schools and health care facilities
  • Shopping centres, retail fit outs and supermarkets
  • Driveways and car parks
  • Bridges and signs
  • Open spaces and public areas
  • Service stations
  • Light and heavy industrial projects
  • Warehouses and commercial developments

They encourage learning opportunities and developing your skills and expertise to partner with you on your career path. They can tailor a professional development programme to suit your stage of career and life. They're part of the IPENZ professional Development Partners Scheme, and work closely with professional bodies such as NZIS, ACENZ and NZPI on continuing professional development.

As a medium sized firm that combines big firm discipline with small firm friendliness, they have a range of projects and clients around New Zealand that will stretch you and offer you a variety of experiences. With their stellar growth, they are a company brimming with optimistic ambition and ample opportunities.

You will manage the structural team of currently 7 Engineers and 5 CAD Technicians. The work is a mix of high end residential, commercial, and low rise buildings.

Ideal Candidate:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Strong New Zealand experience is essential
  • An interest to develop ongoing relationships with architects
  • Management experience
  • CPEng qualified and a relevant engineering degree


  • A close partnership with clients
  • Have a laugh with your colleagues and share your knowledge
  • The company understands work-life flexibility
  • Mentor Junior staff
  • Competitive remuneration package

Confidential Contact:

  • Engineering Recruiter - Sean Anderson
  • Email -
  • Office - 09 281 2862
  • Mobile - 021 729 809

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.