Concentrated institutional knowledge of dams and hydraulic structures. A team of diverse backgrounds, all passionate about dams and dam safety. Our reputation matters - getting it right is what counts.
Principal Engineer Managing Director
Peter has more than 34 years of experience, specialising in dams and heavy civil engineering, with specific experience in structural and seismic engineering coupled with Dam Safety expertise in several countries.
Principal Civil Engineer Business Development Manager
Steve has more than 30 years experience in dams and heavy civil engineering, with specific experience in the development of new dam and appurtenant structures and dam deficiency investigation and remediation.
Patrick has more than 25 years experience in commercial and financial management, with particular expertise in strategy, planning and forecasting, audit, and treasury management.
Principal Geotechnical Engineer Executive Manager
Brian has more than 34 years experience in geotechnical and civil engineering, with particular expertise in water resources engineering and forensic engineering studies.
Principal Instrument/Investigation Executive Manager
Tony is a geologist with 25 years experience in laboratory management, materials testing, geotechnical investigations, instrumentation and project management.
Skilled practitioners, each bringing expertise to the varied disciplines of Damwatch
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Damwatch Engineering is currently seeking a Senior / Principal Civil Engineer for a full-time role based in Wellington, New Zealand.
Damwatch seeks an experienced Civil Engineer preferably with a track record in design of dams and hydraulic structures, water resources, dam safety and civil engineering projects, experience in a seismic environment helps. For this senior role, you should have at least 10 years' experience.
Our New Zealand and overseas client base includes the hydropower, irrigation and water supply sectors.
Work on a range of dam types and associated structures in active environments across all phases of the asset lifecycle.
Be challenged to address client issues with pragmatic and practical solutions in New Zealand and overseas.
You will represent the business to our clients, suppliers and partners with responsibility and accountability for the delivery of high quality output in line with our overall ethos of customer first.
What you bring
Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
A track record of design and construction in heavy civil engineering projects
Proven teamwork and leadership skills
Demonstrated capability for analysis, problem solving and innovation
A track record of effective client relationship management
A tertiary civil engineering qualification
Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience with preferably demonstrable dam engineering experience
Familiarity with risk assessment and dam safety practices
A great collegial environment for people to excel in high performing teams
The prospect of working alongside world-class technical specialists delivering exciting projects, growing your own professional development
The opportunity to grow yourself as well as mentoring and developing other staff
The responsibility for managing client, team and supplier relationships on projects in NZ and overseas
Damwatch Engineering Ltd is a privately-owned specialist consultancy of world-class passionate dam engineers based in Wellington New Zealand, voted the coolest little capital city in the world. We have an exciting international portfolio of work in dam engineering and applying dam safety practices to new and existing dams. Damwatch is looking for a Principal Dams Engineer with 20 years' experience in the development and implementation of dams and hydraulic structures. The successful candidate needs to have a strongly developed dam safety capability. This is a leadership role of a small team of similarly skilled engineers.
Damwatch Engineering Ltd is highly regarded internationally for:
Smart engineering solutions for dam design and remediation.
Seismic engineering of dams.
Peer review, expert advice and comprehensive dam safety reviews.
Applying dam safety principles to all aspects of dam design and operation.
Adapting dam safety and risk management for unique situations.
Customised dam safety training.
What we are looking for from you:
Experience in irrigation or hydro scheme development including investigation and design.
Experience in the engineering of hydraulic structures, spillways, outlets and power stations.
Demonstrated capability for analysis, problem solving and innovation.
A track record of delivering practical, buildable solutions.
Real understanding of dam safety and risk management principles.
Leadership skills to lead technical teams and represent Damwatch to clients.
Minimum of 20 years of dam engineering experience.
An ability to see the big picture.
Enthusiasm to work with other experts and mentor up-and-oming engineers in a team environment.
Capability to address client issues with pragmatic and practical solutions in New Zealand and internationally.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, proven project management and leadership skills.
Damwatch would offer you:
A workplace that respects and values all staff.
A great collegial environment with fellow engineers who love what they do.
The prospect of working alongside world-class technical specialists.
The opportunity to work on exciting international projects, based from New Zealand.
Current position/s not quite you? Damwatch is always willing to employ talented people. If you think you and your skills would make a great partnership with Damwatch then feel free to email us with your value proposition. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Damwatch Offers . . .
Collegial work environment. Work alongside leading and well respected technical specialists. Personal development opportunities. Mentoring and technical development. Technical responsibility. Competitive employment package