Vacancies at Cheal

As the cost of living in our larger cities continues to increase, why wouldn’t you consider relocating to some of the best spots in the North Island?  We currently have vacancies in Taupo, Rotorua, and Hamilton where you can have the best of both worlds – career and lifestyle.

Cheal is a multi-disciplinary consultancy offering Civil, Structural and Geotechnical Engineering, Land Surveying, 3D Laser Scanning and Resource Management Planning expertise to a national client base. We have 6 branch offices throughout the central North Island.

We have the following vacancies available:

Junior/Intermediate Civil Engineer |Napier

Located in New Zealand’s beautiful wine country region, our Hawke’s Bay office is expanding its existing Engineering team

The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following :

  • BE preferable but will consider a Technician Qualification if combined with the right experience
  • Proficient in the use of 12D software (Civil 3D/AutoCAD also appreciated) and keen to develop design skills
  • 1-2 years experience in the New Zealand civil engineering environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an aptitude for dealing with contractors


CAD Design Engineer (Civil) | Taupo & Rotorua

Are you interested in joining a diverse team of Engineering professionals whilst having the opportunity to work on some exciting Civil projects?  Cheal can not only offer this, but the unique locations of Taupo and Rotorua provide you with the opportunity to be part of a thriving community in some of New Zealand’s most outstanding lifestyle environments.

The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following :

  • New Zealand CPEng status or heading in that direction
  • Demonstrable strengths in the use of Civil Design software packages (12D, Civil 3D, AutoCAD)
  • Exceptional client & project management skills

Licensed Cadastral Surveyors | Taupo, Rotorua, Hamilton

It’s not often Cheal has a vacancy for a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor but with land development projects in the Taupo, Rotorua and Hamilton regions steadily increasing in numbers, the Cheal Survey team is experiencing strong growth.

We are looking for motivated Surveyors with a good attitude, solid Surveying experience and the ability to manage the needs of our clients.  You will need to possess the following

  • BSurv (New Zealand)
  • Current NZ Practising Certificate as a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor
  • Experience with 12D & AutoCAD
  • A high level user of relevant equipment & an aptitude for technology

Graduate/Intermediate Surveyor | Taupo

Not licensed yet but mid-way between Graduation and submitting the paperwork?  If you would like to work with a progressive team of Survey professionals, consider joining the team at Cheal Taupo.  Our Taupo office is the hub of a network of Cheal branches throughout the Central North Island and our Survey team comprises some of the top Surveyors in the country.

We are looking for a motivated intermediate Surveyor with a good attitude, some basic post-graduate experience and ability to work with clients towards their goals.  You will need to possess the following :

  • BSurv (New Zealand) or National Diploma in Surveying
  • Experience with both Cadastral and Engineering survey projects
  • Experience with 12D & AutoCAD
  • A high level user of relevant equipment & an aptitude for technology
The Cheal culture is one of teamwork and exceptional communication with a commitment to professionalism and quality.  Suitable applicants will be able to demonstrate how they fit this description.

Applicants will be New Zealand or equivalent (recognised by NZQA) qualified and experienced and must have the right to work in New Zealand.  Full, clean driving licence and skills in MS Office essential.

Cheal is committed to Health and Safety and equal opportunities in the workplace.  For a full Job Description or general enquiries please contact

Rebecca Hawke
Business Manager