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Infrastructure Engineering Cadet Vacancy

The Central Hawke’s Bay District Council is a Local Authority in the thriving Hawke’s Bay Region, situated in Waipawa approximately 40km south of Hastings.

We are committed to providing a safe and great place to work, that values diversity and inclusion, and develops skilled people who can lead our community to thrive.

We are seeking an Infrastructure Engineering Cadet as a new trainee role, to join our Community Infrastructure & Development group.

This role is accountable for providing technical support to the Engineering and Project Management functions within the group and is permanent, full-time (40 hours per week) Monday to Friday.

This role provides an exciting opportunity, for applicants who are interested in starting a career within the Engineering industry, with a view to develop and grow within the Council, leading to future opportunities within the industry. 

The main tasks of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical and analytical and project support to the 3 Waters and Land Transport teams
  • Assist in the day to day management of the water and stormwater services including water meter readings and water sampling
  • Admin and coordination support – assisting in the preparation of reports, preparation of estimates, work programmes and gathering asset information
  • Attending courses off site as required 

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • NCEA Level 2
  • An interest in Science and Engineering
  • Math, Science, English and computer literate
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • An inquisitive and questioning mindset
  • A passion for communicating and engaging with various stakeholders
  • A current Driver’s Licence

To be successful in this role, you will also need to share the Council’s values and its commitment to safety and the environment.

Please include your CV and Cover Letter with your application on Seek.

To be eligible for this role, you must have the right to work in New Zealand.

Only applicants, who are successfully shortlisted will be contacted.

8 May 2018

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