Senior Structural Engineer – Taupo

Senior Structural Engineer – Taupo

  • Taupo based.
  • Enjoy a variety of work.
  • See your designs take shape.

New role to support business growth and success – be part of our future!  Take pride in strengthening your community.

Are you an experienced Structural Engineer looking for an exciting opportunity to advance your career while enjoying the incredible recreational opportunities that Taupo, New Zealand, has to offer? Look no further!

About us

We are a well-established engineering consultancy firm based in Taupo, nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s North Island. Our mission is to deliver excellence in engineering solutions while fostering a culture of continuous learning, integrity, and fun.

About the role

As a Senior Structural Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in meeting our clients’ engineering briefs and designing the structural elements of various projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Coaching and mentoring company Engineers to support their CPD or CPEng pathway
  • Peer Reviews of structural jobs
  • Completing site inspections in line with the company designs and producing associated PS4s as required
  • Liaising with client and their subcontractors through the process and agreeing scope of job and fees
  • Building excellent client relationships through prompt communication and proactively informing clients of job progress or delays
  • Taking full job scope from the client at the beginning of the job and guide the Project Co-Ordinator in gathering all the relevant information to assist with this
  • Complete engineering designs and reports for structural jobs including residential and commercial/industrial using steel, timber, steel and concrete adhering to NZ Codes of Practice
  • Producing structural working drawings using AutoCAD or hand sketches as appropriate for the client, timeframe and job scope/quote

Successful applicants will possess: 

  • Chartered Professional Engineer or Washington Accord Engineering Degree nearing CPEng.
  • Engineering NZ registration.
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Structural Engineer in a consultancy environment.
  • Broad understanding of residential and commercial requirements
  • Deep understanding of structural solutions using steel, timber, and concrete.
  • Knowledge of current rules, regulations, and building codes.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Experience with Time/Cost systems and Design Software (E-TABS preferred).

What’s in it for you?

With the Structural Lead on the path to retirement, this is an opportunity to work alongside and be mentored into a leadership position.  We can also support you to complete your CPEng chartership. CORE50 takes pride in their families first approach, so if you are returning to the area or looking for somewhere to put down roots long term this is the role for you.

Taupo offers a unique blend of natural beauty and recreational opportunities. With its stunning lake, majestic mountains, and endless outdoor adventures, you can enjoy fishing, hiking, water sports, and more right at your doorstep. Taupo’s friendly community and vibrant local culture make it a fantastic place to call home.

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level and enjoy the best of both professional growth and the great outdoors, send us your application today.


To apply, please email your CV to [email protected]


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