Focused Integrated Awarded

For more than 30 years, CKL has partnered with individual landowners, property developers, councils and government agencies to provide fully integrated land development solutions including planning, surveying, civil engineering, roading and transport engineering, environmental engineering, and stormwater engineering services.

Our innovative thinking and commitment to excellence translates to strong client partnerships and outstanding results. By challenging norms and pushing boundaries, we continue to set new standards and redefine international best practice.

We have built our success on strong family values of respect, support and collaboration. We value excellence, innovation, courage and integrity, and foster a work environment where people can bring their whole selves to work and enjoy what they do. Today we celebrate a team of over 100 talented and passionate individuals across four office locations – Auckland, Hamilton, Te Awamutu and Tauranga.

Our business continues to grow and we're always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join our team. If you’d like to play your part in designing and delivering award-winning integrated land development solutions, contact us now!

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PLANNER

TE AWAMUTU

CKL is a progressive, medium sized, multi-disciplinary land development consultancy. New Zealand owned, our team of 110+ are culturally and professionally diverse. Working together we deliver inspiring solutions for our clients.

With ongoing high workflows, we are looking for a talented Planner with 3+ years’ experience to be based in our family friendly, and very busy Te Awamutu office.

ABOUT YOU
You will have a tertiary qualification in Planning, Resource Management or similar, and ideally be a member of the NZ Planning Institute. You will have a sound knowledge of the Resource Management Act and resource consent processes, preferably with the involvement of subdivision, land development and land use planning. You are a team-player, achievement oriented and have excellent communication skills.

A high level of attention to detail, project management and organisation skills will ensure you are committed to delivering great outcomes.

THE OPPORTUNITY
You will primarily be involved with the preparation of resource consent applications for a range of interesting land use and subdivision proposals. Your role, under the direction of the Planning Team Leader, will also involve presenting evidence at Council Hearings, preparing submissions, supporting colleagues, and providing advice to clients.

WE OFFER
Your contribution will be well remunerated, and you will be provided with professional development opportunities. In addition to this, there is a Benefits Package that includes an annual Wellness Allowance, full payment of your Professional Membership, Flexible Working, and a range of discounts with our business partners.

We strongly believe in fostering an environment where people can feel confident to bring their whole selves to work and pledge to support you in attaining both your personal and professional goals.

Please send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to:
Anna Redwood (Practice Manager)
[email protected]

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PLANNING MANAGER

HAMILTON

CKL is a progressive, medium sized, multi-disciplinary land development consultancy. New Zealand owned, our team of 110+ are culturally and professionally diverse. Working together we deliver inspiring solutions for our clients.

With ongoing high workflows, we are looking for a highly experienced Planner with leadership capabilities to manage our planning team.

The Opportunity
This is your opportunity to be personally invested in projects and provide leadership and guidance to the broader planning team. You will play a key leadership role in a variety of interesting land development projects of varying sizes and complexities across the residential, commercial, and rural sectors in the Waikato region.

You can expect daily challenges that will test your skillset mixed with wins and professional satisfaction.

About You
Ideally with previous people leadership experience, you are recognised as a subject matter expert with a sound understanding of the Resource Management Act and Local Government processes. You will be familiar with all aspects of resource consenting, ideally with subdivision and land development experience. Tertiary qualifications in Planning, Resource Management or similar is critical, and ideally you will be or actively working towards being a full member of the NZPI.

A high level of attention to detail, project management and organisation skills will ensure you are committed to delivering great outcomes.

Your ability to motivate and develop your team to be their best, along with your team-friendly approach, positive attitude and robust sense of humour will see you succeed in this role every step of the way.

We Offer
Your contribution to inspire and encourage others will be well remunerated. We also offer a fantastic professional pathway for the right candidate with tangible opportunities to progress within the company as part of our senior leadership team. In addition to this, there is a Benefits Package that includes an annual Wellness Allowance, full payment of your Professional Membership, Flexible Working, and a range of discounts with our business partners.

We strongly believe in fostering an environment where people can feel confident to bring their whole selves to work and pledge to support you in attaining both your personal and professional goals.

Are you the stella performer we are looking for?

Are you looking to step up and share your knowledge and experience with others?

Please send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to:
Anna Redwood (Practice Manager)
[email protected]

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SENIOR OR PRINCIPAL ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER

Auckland or Waikato

CKL is a progressive, medium sized, multi-disciplinary land development consultancy. New Zealand owned, our team of 110+ are culturally and professionally diverse. Working together we deliver inspiring solutions for our clients.
With ongoing high workflows, we are looking for a Senior or Principal Environmental Engineer with leadership capabilities.

The Opportunity:
The role could be based in either our Auckland or Hamilton Environmental Engineering teams and reports to the Environmental team director and manager. As a technical expert this is your opportunity for you to be personally invested in projects and provide leadership and guidance to the broader team to achieve superior results for our clients on a variety of interesting land development projects of varying sizes and complexities across the residential and commercial sector as well as New Zealand. We promise daily challenges that will test your skillset mixed with wins and successes.

This is an exciting time for New Zealand and CKL to provide the leading stormwater management and environmental engineering direction for land development in both the residential and commercial sector. We work with industry partners to create communities with a difference and empathy with our environment.

About You:
It’s a given that you are tertiary qualified with at least 8-10 years' experience in professional engineering. Your ability to work in or lead diverse and multi-disciplinary teams through effective communication is underpinned by your strong technical and design background (including experience in flood and flow modelling software such as MIKE, HEC Ra, HEC HMS, TuFLow 12D) as well as knowledge and experience in stormwater management, catchment management planning, urban interface collaboration, hydraulic design and environmental engineering

You are willing to step up as a leader in your field and share your knowledge and experience with your team, engaging in the fantastic culture we are growing at CKL.

You may already be CPEng, International equivalent or working towards chartership. With a solid background in the land development arena, civil and environmental engineering, you now have an eye on the next step in your career to move into a Senior or Principal Engineer role, or you are perhaps simply looking for a new opportunity and challenge.

We Offer:
Your contribution to inspire and encourage others will be well remunerated. We also offer a fantastic professional pathway for the right candidate with tangible opportunities to progress within the company as part of our senior leadership team. In addition to this, we offer a Benefits Package that includes an annual Wellness Allowance, full payment of your Professional Membership, Flexible Working, and a range of discounts with our business partners.

We foster an environment where people can feel confident to bring their whole selves to work and pledge to support you in attaining both your personal and professional goals.

Are you the stella performer we are looking for?
Are you looking to step up and share your knowledge and experience with others?

Apply Now

GRADUATE SURVEYORS

THE MIGHTY WAIKATO IS CALLING YOU!

If you want to:

  • Work for a highly reputable firm with growth in its sight
  • Work alongside an experienced and supportive team
  • Enjoy a great work life balance
Then look no further - consider CKL for your first role out of Uni!

CKL is a progressive, medium sized, multi-disciplinary consultancy offering planning, surveying, engineering, environmental and transport services from four offices in the North Island - Auckland, Hamilton, Te Awamutu and Tauranga.

With ongoing high workflows – we are looking to expand our Te Awamutu and Hamilton team with the appointment of a Graduate Surveyor.

We promise no two days the same, and pledge to support your career progression ensuring you receive the right coaching and mentoring to achieve your career goals from newly qualified to fully licensed.

In addition to providing competitive remuneration, CKL also offers an employee wellness and benefits package and flexible working options.

We value excellence, innovation, courage and integrity, and foster a work environment where people can bring their whole selves to work and enjoy what they do.

If you have experience with 12D and Landonline and are:
  • An excellent problem-solver
  • A confident communicator
  • Organised and able to prioritise your duties
  • Knowledgeable – with an ability to learn quickly
We encourage you to apply for this role.

Get in touch for a confidential chat today! Call Anna Redwood on 021 894 190, or email your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. We look forward to receiving your application.

Interviews will be conducted on an as received basis.
Please note we are only considering candidates with the right to work in NZ.

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CIVIL ENGINEERS

HAMILTON & TE AWAMUTU

If you are wanting to make your mark in the industry, add value to major infrastructure projects, and be part of a dynamic and highly engaged team, here’s your chance!

We are looking for high-calibre civil engineers with relevant NZ industry experience to fill positions based in our Auckland, Hamilton and Te Awamutu offices.

  • Intermediate Design Engineers – Hamilton
  • Senior Design Engineer – Te Awamutu and Hamilton
  • Contract Administration Engineer – Te Awamutu and Hamilton

  • *There may be an opportunity to consider candidates based in Tauranga to form part of a wider regional team.

    You can see a sample of our current Engineering Projects here.

    You will be providing technical input to projects during resource consent, through concept design to detailed design. You will be involved with procurement, contract administration, and construction monitoring including client and contractor interaction.

    It’s a given you have a tertiary engineering qualification, Civil 3D/12D experience, and either have, or are wanting to work towards CPEng registration.

    It’s a must you can demonstrate the following attributes:
  • Relentlessly client-focussed with strong communication skills.
  • A team player and willing to contribute to the professional development of team members.
  • Comfortable with disciplined systems (ISO QA) to support best practice delivery of projects
  • A high level of technical competence in infrastructure work and able to manage multiple projects.

    Get in touch for a confidential chat today! Call Anna Redwood on 021 894 190, or email your CV and cover letter to [email protected]. We look forward to receiving your application.

    Interviews will be conducted on an as-received basis. Please note we are only considering candidates with the right to work in NZ.

    Apply Now
  • SURVEY TECHNICIANS (2)

    HAMILTON & TE AWAMUTU

    If you want to:


    • Work for a highly reputable firm with growth in its sight

    • Work alongside an experienced and supportive team

    • Enjoy a great work life balance

    • Contribute to a diverse range of land development and infrastructure projects


    Then look no further - apply to CKL now!

    CKL is a progressive, medium sized, multi-disciplinary consultancy offering planning, surveying, engineering, environmental and transport services from four offices in the North Island - Auckland, Hamilton, Te Awamutu and Tauranga.

    With ongoing high workflows – we are looking to expand our Hamilton and Te Awamutu team with the appointment of two Survey Technicians.

    We value excellence, innovation, courage and integrity, and foster a work environment where people can bring their whole selves to work and enjoy what they do.

    In addition to providing competitive remuneration, CKL also offers an employee wellness and benefits package and flexible working options.

    We pledge to support your career progression and to achieve Registered Professional Surveyor status (if appropriate).

    If you have surveying qualifications, experience delivering projects on time and to budget, and are:

    • A confident communicator

    • An experienced project manager

    • Committed to maintaining high standards of excellence and quality

    • Passionate about mentoring and supporting junior team members


    We encourage you to apply for this role.

    Please provide a CV and covering letter to Anna Redwood.
    Attn: Anna Redwood
    Email: [email protected]

    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

    Apply Now

    LICENSED CADASTRAL SURVEYOR

    HAMILTON, TE AWAMUTU & TAURANGA

    If you want to:


    • Contribute to significant and complex projects in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty

    • Work for a highly reputable firm with growth in its sight

    • Work alongside an experienced and supportive team

    • Enjoy a great work life balance


    Then look no further - apply to CKL now!

    CKL is a progressive, medium sized, multi-disciplinary consultancy offering planning, surveying, engineering, environmental and transport services from four offices in the North Island - Auckland, Hamilton, Te Awamutu and Tauranga.

    With ongoing high workflows, we are looking to appoint a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor to work across our Hamilton and Tauranga offices and contribute to a diverse range of major infrastructure projects.

    We value excellence, innovation, courage and integrity, and foster a work environment where people can bring their whole selves to work and enjoy what they do.

    In addition to providing competitive remuneration, CKL also offers an employee wellness and benefits package and flexible working options.

    We pledge to support your career progression and to achieve Registered Professional Surveyor status (if appropriate).

    If you are a Licensed Cadastral Surveyor with experience delivering projects on time and to budget, and are:

    • Technically competent in land development and infrastructure work

    • Committed to maintaining high standards of excellence and quality

    • Able to manage multiple projects

    • Relentlessly client-focussed

    • Passionate about mentoring and supporting junior team members

    • A confident communicator


    We encourage you to apply for this role.

    Please provide a CV and covering letter to Anna Redwood.
    Attn: Anna Redwood
    Email: [email protected]

    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

    Apply Now