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Experts in Engineering and
Planning Recruitment

62,000 +

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Conscious Recruitment is a specialist recruitment agency. We match quality civil engineering professionals with small and medium-sized consultancies across New Zealand.

Job seekers

Ready to take the next step in your career? We take a highly personalised approach to recruitment that keeps your professional needs front and centre. We’ll work with you to understand your goals, drivers and aspirations, and match you with awesome employers who align with your values. Along the way, we’ll provide expert insight and honest advice to help you leverage your skills when opportunity knocks.

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Looking for quality engineering talent? We supply civil engineering firms with experienced engineers to resolve talent shortages and minimise hiring risks. We’ll map out your business to get a comprehensive understanding of your hiring needs and introduce you to the very best candidates who not only have the right technical skills, but are also a great cultural fit for your company.

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Giving back

We’re big on doing our bit to help the planet. For every person we place into permanent work, we fund the planting of at least 300 trees via the Eden Reforestation Project. And to top it off, we donate 1 percent of our revenue to environmental causes. We reckon everyone has a responsibility to protect the environment and we’re proud to do our part in keeping the planet clean and green.

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Why choose us?


We’re matchmaking experts:

We listen intently to your needs and match you with the right people who share your vision.


We’re networkers:

Over the years, we’ve built beautiful relationships with outstanding employers and job seekers across the country.


We’re industry specialists:

We understand the market, what employers are looking for and how to attract the best talent.


We’re real people:

You’re not a robot and neither are we. Expect open conversation, straight-up advice and transparent service.


We love what we do:

We’re passionate about our work and we love to see a successful match.

Tom was very professional and good to work with. From the beginning he identified a role that would fit my needs and goals and helped me secure this role with a great company. Very thorough and transparent communication throughout and was overall a pleasure to work with.

Roland O.Structural Engineer

Tom gets you in touch with the right people!

Robert M.Civil Draftsman

Even though Tom was not located in Auckland, he had contacts all over the place. He provided a link to a company, I had a few interviews and the rest is history. I would recommend Conscious Recruitment because Tom was interested in you and guided you along a path that is not trodden regularly. Thanks Tom.

Warren B.Engineering Manager

Tom has been a great pleasure to deal with by providing honest, helpful advice/feed back. Dealing with Tom always felt like he was looking after my best interest by thinking of companies that would align with my career goals and values. Thanks heaps Tom!

Taylor B.Civil Engineer

Tom has been great to deal with during the recruitment process. He really took the time to get to know me and my career aspirations, which helped secure a position in a company I resonate with. The process has been easy, and had excellent communication throughout.

Karen P.Civil Engineer

The quality that makes Tom stand out is his prompt communication skills and his genuine willingness to take the time out to check up on you on a frequent basis.

Neill T.Civil Engineer

Tom has an in depth understanding of the market and takes the time to get to know what your personal and professional needs are when it comes to taking the next step in your career. He has been extremely easy to work with and made the journey from interview to starting my new job seamless.

Sarah Jane F.Geotechnical Engineer

Tom was able to perfectly line up my experience and career goals with an opportunity. The role has been a great fit and Tom regularly checked in with me to check if he could help with anything. He was great to work with!

Anthony W.Structural Engineer

I would recommend Tom for anyone wanting a professional representative, who values both the client (hiring organisation) and the candidate.
His follow up once placed, confirms his value as a connector of professionals

Tony S.Civil Engineer

Tom provided great support in helping me take the next step in my career. I would recommend anyone looking for a change to get in touch with him.

Chris B.Civil Engineer

Tom is one of the most professional recruiters that I have had the pleasure of working with. Would definitely recommend him to anyone that is in the recruitment process.

Jake A.Senior Project Engineer

It was great working with Tom. He is very professional and provides regular status updates regarding your job search. He helped me secure a job within two weeks of the easing of Covid lockdowns. I would recommend Tom to both, prospective job seekers and employers alike!

Clyde D.Civil Engineer

Thanks to Tom I have found a job that fits my skill set and experience as well as a company that I really enjoy. I strongly recommend that anyone who are facing difficulty finding a job should approach Tom for help

Thang D.Civil Design Engineer

Tom is absolutely a great guy to work with. He tries his best to help out finding the right role for you. Dealing with Tom was very easy. I definitely recommend him!

Anoop S.Civil Engineer

Tom was extremely attentive, giving me regular updates and quickly following up any questions or problems. I'd recommend Tom to any planners looking for help to find a new role in the private sector

Susannah G.Senior Planner

I highly recommend Tom Walker, who was absolutely fantastic in his patience, support and understanding of my very specific criteria for a new employer. Tom was able to place me exactly where I wanted to be, which is amazing. Thank you Tom.

Sandhira N.Senior Planner

Tom is one of the best recruiment consultants I've dealt with. He is very professional and helpful with giving complete information about the job market and available positions. He helped me to find a suitable position and he was also supportive during the process. I am very appreciative toward his professional and friendly services.

Ehsan H.Stormwater Engineer

Exclusive Candidate Offer


Conscious is proud to do things differently and we love to give back. So we are happy to offer successful candidates a $250 prezzy card as a sweet placement bonus! T’s & C’s apply so get in contact for more info.

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