Careers

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Is it time for a change?
Are you thinking of relocating to sunny Marlborough?
Would you like to work with a great team in a multi-disciplinary office?

We currently we have the following positions available


Architect/experienced Architectural Graduate/Senior Architectural Technician

Due  to growth within the office, we are seeking either an Architect, an experienced Architectural Graduate or a Senior Architectural Technician to join our busy Architecture team.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Qualified with appropriate Architectural tertiary degree (or similar)
  • 5+ years’ experience in a design office environment
  • You should be conversant with:
    The New Zealand Building Code
    NZS 3604 Timber Framed Buildings NZZ 4229
    Concrete Masonry Buildings Not Requiring Specific Engineering Design
    NZIA Contracts
  • Ideally be proficient Revit or AutoCAD

You should have experience dealing with Territorial Authorities and be conversant with preparation of Building Consent applications.

Duties

  • Shared Leadership of an Architectural team
  • Manage multiple project work flow and project delivery for the team
  • General design duties such as:
     – Receive client brief, prepare fee proposal and guide client through design process including project costings
     – Complete architectural design, detailing and specification of buildings and structures
     – Conduct site investigation, measurement and inspection
     – Prepare construction and consent documentation
     – Undertake trade and contractor liaison to ensure project delivery
  • Mentor and guide junior staff
  • Liaise with Trade representatives as required
  • Be proficient in contract administration and project management
  • Research products, materials, standards and details as required
  • Undertake other duties as instructed from time to time to achieve the company’s objective of providing a comprehensive range of consulting, design and management services for development of projects from concept to completion.

This is a permanent full time position

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If this sounds like the ideal position for you, please email your CV along with a covering letter to:
 jobs@nullsmartalliances.co.nz
 Or via post to:
 Smart Alliances Ltd,
 PO Box 546,
 Blenheim 7240,
 Attention: Suzette Sloane


We require an intermediate level Structural Engineer to join our growing Engineering department.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • A graduate qualified person
  • A member of IPENZ or a recognized institute
  • And ideally will have had 3-5 years’ experience in structural design and documentation under direction of a senior engineer

Duties         

  • Works under direction of senior structural engineer
  • Conduct design and prepare structural documentation for various types of structures, (timber, steel & concrete);
  • Carry out structural observations of projects including site visits, prepare site reports and attend site meetings;  
  • Meet with clients and contractors to assess scope of works;
  • Complete site investigation and measurements to scope works; 
  • Implement design solutions and prepare document packages;
  • Use CAD packages (AUTOCAD/REVIT), Structural Analysis Packages and Excel for numeric processing. 
  • Be able to write technically proficient reports using Word;
  • Coordinating and manage own work load and liaison with other employees to prepare design, working drawings, and consent application documents   for projects. 
  • Prepare minor structural specifications and contract documentation;

This is a permanent full time position

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

If this sounds like the ideal position for you, please email your CV along with a covering letter to:
jobs@nullsmartalliances.co.nz
Or via post to:
Smart Alliances Ltd,
PO Box 546,
Blenheim 7240,
Attention: Suzette Sloane