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Contract Technician

Permanent Full-time

Invercargill, New Zealand

Reference: 5514887

It's an exciting time to be in Invercargill and a privilege to work in this region.

Are you passionate about the condition of your City's infrastructure and the services Council provides? Do you enjoy engaging with the contractors that help provide it?

Our Engineering Services team is an in-house consultancy whose focus is to design solutions for engineering projects that benefit our ratepayers, residents and visitors - put simply when it comes to Engineering Services is a one-stop-shop!

In this role you'll be part of our responsive and supportive team assisting in the running of Council's infrastructure. Your keen interest in engineering and contract management will be put to good use immediately with plenty of opportunity for on the job learning and development.

Working in the Core Services team, the Contract Technician is responsible for assisting with contract management and supervision of contracts, in the 3 Waters, Roading and Transportation, or Solid Waste disciplines. This position will have a primary focus on the Roading and 3 Waters disciplines.

The successful candidate will have (or be working towards) a New Zealand Diploma in Engineering or similar qualification, and industry experience in 3 Waters networks, Roading and Transportation or Solid Waste would be an advantage but is not essential. Building strong working relationships will be a breeze with your exceptional communication skills being well utilised when dealing with contractors, the public and Council clients.

At Invercargill City Council we pride ourselves on our values - positivity, respect, responsibility and above and beyond. Finding the right fit for our team is really important to us and we work hard to provide an environment reflective of these values.

For more information please see the full job description or contact the Invercargill City Council on 03 211 1777.

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Applications close 16 June 2021

With the current border and quarantine restrictions in place, successful applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in New Zealand. While all applications will be reviewed, first priority will be given to those applicants who are currently residing in New Zealand.

Applications Close: 16 Jun 2021