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Our vision is to provide a healthy & safe environment where our people are challenged to grow & develop as individuals and succeed as a team. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity in the workplace.


It is a requirement of Port Taranaki that all employees are permanent residents of NZ with appropriate working visas. We also require all employees to complete a pre-employment medical check, including drug & alcohol testing.


We do not hold curriculum vitaes on file for any future vacancy that may arise.



Civil Engineer

Port Taranaki is strategically important to the economic development of the Taranaki region.  We have embarked on a transformational strategy to enable us to strengthen our competitive position as we head into the future.  We are seeking a self-motivated civil engineer who is skilled in all facets of project delivery and who takes pride in achieving high quality results with minimum supervision.


This is a key position within our engineering team at Port Taranaki and will require the appointee to design, manage, and project lead in the repair of reinforced concrete structures and other civil projects as required.  Ideally the successful candidate will have experience in all aspects of concrete technology.


The appointee must be tertiary qualified with a minimum of NZDE or equivalent qualification and at least 5 years’ experience in the construction or engineering consulting industries.  


To be successful in your application you will also need:


  • Good verbal and written communication skills with report writing experience
  • Good computer skills with competence in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project with AutoCAD skills (latest version) desirable
  • A flexible attitude to working hours
  • Contract administration skills and experience
  • The ability to be comfortable working over water from floating craft
  • Be a NZ Citizen or holder of a relevant visa and resident in New Zealand
  • A current full driver’s license

Cultural fit is extremely important to Port Taranaki, so whilst you will be a highly experienced professional, you will also be someone with an engaging personality and values that are consistent with the vision of Port Taranaki.  As a company we place a strong focus on professional and personal development to ensure you are able to deliver to the maximum of your capability and grow your potential. 


If you can demonstrate that you meet the above key selection criteria and you are motivated to contribute to the overall success of Port Taranaki then apply online at QJumpers now.


Applications must include a CV, cover letter and application for employment form.


If you have any questions or would like a copy of the Position Description, please email Kelsey at


Applications close Thursday 9th March at 5pm.

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  •   Port Taranaki Limited
        Port Taranaki Centre
        2-8 Bayly Road
        PO Box 348
        New Plymouth 4340
        New Zealand
  •   +64 6 7510200
  •   +64 6 7510886

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About Port Taranaki

Port Taranaki is centrally located on the west coast of the North Island and is one of New Zealand 's key import and export ports.

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