Structural Engineers


New Zealand: Auckland, Christchurch, Hamilton and 4 other cities

Length of Position: Permanent


Structural engineers required to analyze, design and manage the construction of a range of load-bearing structures such as houses, commercial buildings, sports stadiums, hospitals, bridges and telecommunications towers.


Structural engineers may progress into specialist roles in areas such as project management, construction management, planning, estimation, or health and safety.


Fulltime Ongoing


Bachelor of Engineering
Structural engineers may apply to the the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) to become a chartered professional engineer (CPEng) and require relevant qualifications, gaining appropriate work experience (usually four to five years), completing a practical competency assessment.

Minimum Education


Job Types

  • Architecture
  • Development
  • Engineering (Civil)
  • Environmental Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Labor & Industrial Relations
  • Occupational, Envir. Health
  • Sustainable Development
  • Urban & Regional Planning


Pay for structural engineers will depending on skills and experience. Graduates usually start on about 45,000 to 55,000 a year. Mid-level structural engineers with between five and seven years' experience generally earn between 60,000 and 100,000. Senior structural engineers can earn up to 150,000 a year.

Experience Required


    4-5 years preferred.

This Program is open to

American, Australian, Canadian, European, Kiwi and South African Participants.

Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • In-Person Interview Required
  • In-Person Interview when Feasible
  • Letters of Reference
  • Online Application
  • Other
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Physical Exam/Health Records
  • Resume
  • Transcript