Engineering Manager – Civil

Location: Orewa, North Auckland

Cato Bolam is a leading New Zealand consultancy providing integrated solutions for 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 for a Civil Engineer (CPEng) with land development and management, or leadership experience, to join our leadership team as Engineering Manager in our Orewa office.

The Engineering Manager role, available due to an internal promotion, is an opportunity for a dynamic Chartered Professional Engineer with proven technical and leadership experience in land development and infrastructure.  In this role you will work closely with our leaders and our high performing Orewa engineering team with responsibility for the team and for the quality and delivery of the engineering outputs.

If you are looking to progress your engineering career at a senior management level in a great working environment, and with support of the incumbent Engineering Manager, this is a fantastic opportunity.

About Us

Cato Bolam, established in 1972, is a multi-disciplined professional service business and our team of 90+ located across four offices in Auckland and Northland has a proud reputation for delivering high quality land development services and outcomes.

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 delivering a wide variety of 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

You will be a Chartered Professional Engineer with 10+ years land development experience (preferably Auckland-based) and leadership and/or management experience.  You will work well in a collaborative environment across multiple disciplines delivering client focused engineering inputs internally and externally.  You will be a people person who will inspire, engage, mentor and value your team.

 Additional experience & skills will include:

  • Delivering large & small multi-discipline engineering projects
  • Building key client partnerships
  • Leading the preparation of tenders and estimates
  • Leading business development opportunities
  • Professional development and mentoring (an advantage)
  • 12d Synergy (an advantage but not essential)
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Excellent project management

If you possess all or most of the above and believe you have the qualities that we seek to lead our engineering team, then we would like to hear from you.

 What we offer

We offer a friendly, flexible working environment and the salary package we offer will reflect the seniority of the role, the experience and potential of the applicant.  Our team is friendly, committed and we are proud of our company culture, our reputation and value each team members contributions.

Location: Orewa, North Auckland

Hours: Preferred hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday, with flexibility as required.

 Benefits: Competitive salary, employee health insurance, subsidised gym membership and the opportunity to work with and manage 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                   


027 459 1800