Job title: Principal Transport Planner
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Engineering
Expertise: Engineering Policy/Planning
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 16/09/2020
Job ID: 33899
Contact name: Chris McKinney
Phone number: 021 990 271
Contact email:

Job Description

Technical Futures are New Zealand’s leading, independent Recruitment and Search Consultant specialising in the built environment, infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

Our client helps shape New Zealand’s transport networks and people’s safe and efficient use of them. Offering full consulting and engineering services to a variety of sectors across the globe, this powerhouse truly is a market leader.  Priding itself on development and flexibility, they have global reach with a local mindset ensuring employees reach their full potential while bettering communities.

This role is responsible for leading, coordinating, and maintaining all aspects of regulatory requirements for a variety of projects. Building working relationships with a range of clients as well as leading and mentoring junior Transport Planners and Modellers are also key responsibilities in these senior roles.

Successful candidates will be recognised as thought leaders in their fields who are able to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audiences and situations. You will have comprehensive understanding of the RMA regulatory process and sound knowledge of the transport sector across the transport planning, construction, and network management lifecycles. As well as holding a tertiary qualification in Planning or a related discipline (post graduate is desirable), you will also be a current member of the NZPI or RMLA. You will also have strong investigative, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Because this is a senior position, at least 6 years’ experience within Transport Planning or Engineering is required.

If you have thorough knowledge of the transport sector and infrastructure projects, good understanding of local government and private sector and thrive on relationship management, we’d love to hear from you!

On offer is a very competitive remuneration package, healthy work/life balance, and plenty of professional/personal development opportunities. You will be working in an open, collaborative environment with likeminded professionals offering support and collaborating to push projects to success.

For more information and an informal discussion, please contact Chris McKinney on 09 304 1735 or 021 990 271. You can also email your CV in confidence to or click below to register your interest.