Engineering Draughtsperson

Location: Cato Bolam - Orewa Office

Cato Bolam is a leading land development consultancy providing “start-to-end solutions” for land development, subdivision and land use projects.  Our company goal is “Creating Great Places” and that is what we strive to achieve – for our clients, our communities and our environment.

We are a well-established consultancy with highly qualified staff, state of the art technologies and procedures, and a great reputation.  We offer a friendly, flexible working environment at office locations that are easy to get to.  The salary package is attractive and targeted at the experience and potential of the applicant.

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity in our Orewa office for an engineering draughtsperson to join our high performing engineering team.  You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively and autonomously on a wide range of residential, rural and commercial developments and legacy projects.

A career at Cato Bolam gives, not only the opportunity to continue your professional development, but to be part of a team of professionals from other disciplines leading projects from concept to completion in a supportive work environment.  We are committed to investing in our people and we provide personal development plan support and mentoring to help you grow and take the next step.

 About You

Ideally you would be locally based and have experience in the draughting of all aspects of land development engineering plans for resource consent and construction purposes. You will also assist with other draughting including the preparation of residential and rural concept and subdivision plans. You will have the ability to focus, meet project timelines and have an attention to detail and presentation.  It is important that you have a “can do” attitude and are a team player who works well in a collaborative environment.

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • Land Development Engineering experience
  • 12d (preferred but not essential) or similar civil design software
  • Excellent AutoCad skills
  • 12d Synergy (an advantage but not essential)

If you possess all or most of the above skills and believe you have the qualities and experience that we seek to join our dynamic team ensuring delivery of high-quality surveying solutions and client engagement, then we would like to hear from you. 

What we offer

Our team is friendly, committed and we are proud of our company culture, our reputation and value each team members contributions.  An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right person along with mentoring and on-going development, in a relaxed team environment.

Additional Information

Location: Orewa

Hours: Preferred hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, however consideration will be given to applicants that prefer a part-time position

 Benefits: Competitive salary, employee health insurance, subsidised gym membership and the opportunity to work with a great team.

If you are ready for your next venture and would like the opportunity to join our team, apply NOW by forwarding your application to:


Michelle Bain                                   


09 427 0072      


APPLICANTS Please note: If you are being presented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Cato Bolam.

THIRD PARTY AGENCIES Please note that CATO BOLAM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, CATO BOLAM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, CATO BOLAM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of CATO BOLAM.