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We match civil engineers with life-changing opportunities.

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If you’re ready to take the next step in your career, Conscious Recruitment is here to help. We’ll listen closely to understand your needs, give you a realistic view of the current job market and work hard to market your unique skills to employers who align with your professional goals. 

Engineering recruitment experts

We provide nationwide coverage and have long-established relationships with a wide range of small and medium-sized engineering consultancies. 

We can help you secure a role in:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Three Waters Engineering
  • Land Development Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Consultative approach 

There’s no “one-size-fits-all” solution when it comes to recruitment. By taking a highly personalised approach to recruitment, we focus on really drilling down into your needs, ambitions and drivers to find out what makes you tick. 

From your initial consultation right the way through to the job offer and beyond, we’ll work with you every step of the way to ensure we’re representing your best interests. Honesty and transparency are important to us, and we always go above and beyond to deliver a first-class service. 

Expect honest conversation, transparent service and straight-talking advice from industry specialists who are fully invested in your success.

Specialist recruitment services

There’s no other way around it – to be an expert in something, you have to specialise. 

It’s the same in recruitment. Here at Conscious Recruitment, our recruitment services are focused exclusively on the engineering sector. We live and breathe the industry, so you can rely on us to have a comprehensive understanding of the current job market and the technical skills employers are looking for. 

Backed by years of experience in civil engineering recruitment, we’re here to offer professional insight and unbiased opinions to help you take the next step in your career.

Our Process

Consultation: We schedule a call to discuss your previous experience, the type of role you’re looking for and what motivates you as a professional.

Paperwork: You send through your CV and complete our registration documents, which cover criminal history, medical history declarations and education verification.

Outreach: After nailing down a shortlist of suitable companies, we reach out to our extensive industry network and introduce you to prospective employers.

Interview: If the company is keen to learn more about you, we’ll help tee up the interview while keeping you fully informed along the way.

Job offer: If you’re a good fit for the role, the company may offer you the job after completing the necessary reference checks.

Negotiations: Take the time to evaluate the offer and negotiate the details. Once you’re happy with the terms, you can accept the offer. Congratulations!

Job start: You start your new role. We touch base with you over the next few months to see how you’re settling in and answer any questions you might have.

Placement bonus: After six months in your new role, we hook you up with a $250 gift card and fund the planting of 100 trees.

How to get started

Whether you’re actively seeking a new role or casually browsing to get a better sense of the current job market, we want to hear from you. We have a wide range of roles available for candidates with two or more years of civil engineering experience in New Zealand and new opportunities are constantly arriving. 

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Why choose us

supervisor_accountWe’re matchmaking experts: We listen intently to your needs and match you with the right people who share your vision.
mediationWe’re networkers: Over the years, we’ve built beautiful relationships with outstanding employers and job seekers across the country.
gradingWe’re industry specialists: We understand the market, what employers are looking for and how to attract the best talent.
faceWe’re real people: You’re not a robot and neither are we. Expect open conversation, straight-up advice and transparent service.
favoriteWe love what we do: We’re passionate about our work and we love to see a successful match.

Can’t See a Suitable Role?


Most of our vacancies aren’t advertised. Submit a CV and we’ll keep you up to date with all the great opportunities that we can’t share publicly.

*Minimum of two years of New Zealand engineering experience required.

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