If you like the sound of working in a high-energy team that believes "people matter" and places high value on fun, adventure, giving back to our community and a balanced lifestyle, then Blue Barn may be the place for you. 

If you’re interested in any of the positions available contact us directly.

Clarity of Values, Purpose and Virtues

Value: People Matter
Purpose: To be a cool company doing cool stuff with cool people

  • Client Focus
  • Drive for results
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Speaking Up
  • Technical Competency


  • An, opt-In personalised Well-Being Programme including free Personal Trainer/Dietician and company support.  Blue Barners’ have lost weight, given up smoking, achieved savings goals, read books and completed physical fitness goals with support from Blue Barn.
  • Free Flu Shots
  • Birthday “Special Leave”
  • Free fruit every week
  • Long Term service leave at 5-years
  • Electronic – stand-up desks for everyone
  • Flexible working hours and study-leave provisions
  • Blue Barn-negotiated mortgage loan assistance through the ASB (bank conditions may apply)
  • Domestic Violence Leave
  • Leave Buy-Back scheme
  • Senior Staff Leave Privileges
  • Part-Time Working options


  • Office recycling, composting and gifting programme (batteries, paper, coffee pods and old PCs)

Our offices:

  • 5 Star (NZ Excellence) Green Star offices
  • 5 minutes’ walk from Britomart train station, ferry terminal and CBD bus routes
  • modern, funky and exceeding EQ standards
  • Large, sunny, open-plan offices


  • Cloud-based solutions for 100% access 365 days of the year from anywhere in the world for work flexibility
  • Proactive use of mobile solutions – laptops, mobile phones, tablets etc – for site inspections, H&S, asset condition rating etc.
  • Double-Screening of all work stations with laptop solutions for all staff (except the very high-powered CAD – work stations) for mobility and work-flexibility
  • Smart Whiteboards for high-efficiency


  • Annual donations to charities chosen by Blue Barners
  • Drought Relief in India
  • Tsunami Reconstruction and Water Supply in Samoa
  • Volunteer Relief work in Christchurch
  • Wastewater Investigations in the Cook Islands
  • Team-Building events supporting charitable organisations


  • Company funded social activities
  • Americas Cup Boat races on company time
  • Mid-Year Winter Function including partners
  • End-of-Year Staff Do on company time


  • $2,000 “thank-you” to any Blue Barner for referring friends and colleagues to Blue Barn

Career Support

  • Formal and regular ScoreCard and Career Development Planning with your Manager
  • Well-funded Training Budget
  • Support Visa applications under the Talent (Accredited Employer) scheme
  • Opportunity to study with Blue Barn support
  • Engineer NZ Fees paid
  • Chartership Application Fees paid
  • Automatic $5k salary uplift upon getting chartered



At Blue Barn we pride ourselves on being a values based civil, structural and transportation engineering consultancy with an impressive list of business awards behind our name.  Our core value is “People Matter” and we intentionally seek out and develop candidates that share our 5 key values – managerial courage, interpersonal savvy, technical excellence, results-driven and customer-focussed.  We launched a solid development plan in 2020 where, amongst other key objectives including growth and profitability, we aim to become the best business of our size in which to work in New Zealand by 2025.

Once you are onboard as a ‘Blue Barner’, you will enjoy a fun but professional culture, within a business that truly values its staff. The people who are on the growth journey now, will be given opportunities as the business grows, which are difficult to attain within the larger consultancies. In addition, you will enjoy a generous salary and bonus (discretionary) and stunning new offices in the heart of the city.

Principal Transportation Engineer

A great opportunity has surfaced for an experienced Principal Transportation Engineer to join our fast growing Roading team.

Blue Barn is a growing Engineering Consultancy, specialising in Structural, Transportation and Land Development.


We are looking for a Principal to pick up technical leadership within our expanding team.  Ideally you will also enjoy client management, project leadership and the excitement that comes with a hi-growth organisation. 

Reporting to the Director of Transportation, you will be part of the senior leadership team and benefit from direct contact with locally-based senior and executive leadership.


To view the job description click here.

If you feel up for the challenge, please apply by sending a Cover letter and your CV to and reference RTR024 –  Principal Transportation Engineer

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