Build your career with us

If you're after challenging and interesting work with the opportunity to get involved in stimulating projects straight away, you'll enjoy what we have to offer.

Our pay rates are the same as you'd earn in the main cities but your expenses will be significantly lower - so you will be much better off.

You'll have a career-path.  The skills and experience you get working 'hands on' for a smaller team will add gold to your CV.  Our team will support your induction and you'll be introduced to our diverse and interesting clients pretty much from the get-go.

You'll have time for fun and life outside of work in a great outdoors region - Hawke's Bay. 

Does this sound like you? 

We're currently on the look out for a talented structural engineer to join our office.

Graduate Structural Engineer Opportunity

At LHTDesign, we are seeking a graduate structural engineer to join our Hawke's Bay-based team. We will provide full training and support to the successful applicant, and will support you on your journey to becoming a Chartered Engineer.

5 Reasons to join the team at LHTDesign

- Established, progressive Hawke's Bay Business.  Excellent career development and progression opportunities

- Challenging and interesting projects.  Lots of variety; a great opportunity to develop your engineering experience

- A positive environment working with an experienced and fun team

- Comparable salary rates to metropolitan centres

- Enjoy all the above with the benefits of living in Hawke's Bay, a region renowned for its award winning wineries, restaurants and cafes.  Our climate is dry and temperate, ideal for beaches, BBQ's, and the pursuit of outdoor activities.  Rents are low and traffic jams don't exist!


LHTDesign is a multidisciplinary engineering design business with a proven track record in delivering innovative, well considered and cost effective solutions. Our holistic design approach ensures a balanced and well integrated delivery across all key design disciplines.

We are seeking to attract a suitably experienced structural engineer to join our Hastings-based team. In this hands-on role, you will undertake engineering conceptual design, engineering analysis and engineering detailing for a range of projects to accepted New Zealand and LHTDesign standards.

You will demonstrate a high level of technical competence, particularly in regard to NZ materials, methods and design codes. You will take a technical leadership role, setting design and documentation standards, within the team. As such, it is essential that you will be BEng qualified with several years' relevant experience; CPEng would be a tremendous advantage.

In addition to the above, you will possess excellent organisational skills and be comfortable working in a positive team environment.

If you are seeking to build your engineering career with a great team in this highly desirable lifestyle location, then we would love to hear from you. Act now!

Managing the recruitment process for this key position is the team at Pipeline Recruitment.  Apply to attaching your CV and cover letter, or for a confidential conversation please call Ian Beattie on 06 835 4550.