Engineer/Surveyor – Land Development – Manukau

Location: Manukau

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

The Opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity in our Manukau office for an Intermediate to Senior land development engineer, or surveyor with engineering experience, to join our high performing engineering team who are key in the delivery of a wide range of projects across Auckland. For surveyors, there is the potential for this role to become a lead surveyor role, so will suit someone looking to make that next step in their career.  You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively and autonomously on a wide variety of residential, rural and commercial developments and expand your engineering horizons.

 About Us

Cato Bolam, established in 1972, is a multi-disciplined professional service business and our team of 80+ located across four offices in Auckland and Northland has a proud reputation for delivering high quality services and outcomes.

We offer a friendly, flexible working environment and a salary package that is attractive and targeted at the experience and potential of the applicant.

 About You

Ideally you would be locally based and have NZ experience in all aspects of land development civil engineering; consent and construction phase design, civil contract tendering & management, stakeholder engagement and project management.  It is important that you have exceptional communication skills and ideally with some experience with managing both external clients and internal stakeholders..

You will also have:

  • BE Civil, NZCE, B.Surv or RPSurv.
  • 5+ years’ New Zealand land development experience
  • Competence with 12d design, AutoCAD and 12d Synergy an advantage
  • NZ land development – design and contract management
  • Stormwater mitigation and flooding management experience

If you possess all or most of the skills above and are keen to work on a wide range of projects delivering innovative and sustainable design solutions, then we would like to hear from you.

What we offer

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 creating high performers.  We provide personal development plan support and mentoring to help you grow and take the next step.

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 and with mentoring and on-going development, in a relaxed team environment.

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


Chris Solleder                                     


[email protected]                

09 837 0486