Your Expert Engineering Search Partner

Fluid Engineering has an extensive network of industry talent. Our consultants solely specialise in one niche within the sector, enabling them to provide genuine advice to candidates and clients alike.


We have a nationwide reach, covering roles at all levels throughout an organisation and have a great market capture to support all employer and employee objectives.

Electrical Distribution

General Management

Network Operations and Planning

Asset Lifecycle Engineers

Project Managers

Network Controllers

Outage Planners

Planning Engineers


We partner with a selected range of Distribution Networks across both the North and South Islands, particularly focussing on the regions.


This sees us manage talent acquisition campaigns involving extensive searches and targeted marketing across the industry, highlighting the unique opportunities that exist with our partnered clients.


Our clients’ have confidence that they are seeing the best talent that the market has to offer.

Planning, Surveying & Civil

Local Government

Consultant Planners

Licensed Cadastral Surveyors

Surveying Technicians

Civil Engineers

Environmental and Policy

Land Development


We talent pool extensively to successfully recruit some of the most challenging technical vacancies in this sector.


Our team partners with a select number of council and consultancy clients in each city and region, facilitating direct headhunts, regional relocations and attracting international talent.


Our clients know that we understand the technical complexities of their requirements and that we will be exhaustive in our search to find solutions for them.

Engineering Consultants

Tom Stevens
Fluid Engineering

Tom leads our engineering division as Managing Consultant. His focus is on the electrical distribution sector, working with asset owners across NZ on technical and executive vacancies.

Contact Tom on 03 477 7227 or tom@fluidrecruitment.co.nz

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Daniel Cooper
Fluid Engineering

Daniel is a consultant in our Engineering division, based in the Dunedin office. He focuses on assignments within the electrical distribution sector nationwide.

Contact Daniel on 03 467 7224 or daniel@fluidrecruitment.co.nz

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Zach Martin
Fluid Engineering

Zach is a consultant in the Wanaka office. His core client base consists of multi-discipline consultancies, particularly centered around Resource Management Planning and Land Surveying.

Contact Zach on 027 424 3833 or zach@fluidrecruitment.co.nz

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Hear what our engineering
clients say about us.

Marlene takes the time to ensure she knows our business at a number of levels including expertise, culture, client base and expectations, so that she is matching the right fit. Her communication is fantastic, as is her follow up.

Managing Director, Accounting Firm


The genuinely consultative approach and depth of insight as legal specialists sets Fluid apart. The level of transparency and trust in the relationship has given us complete faith in Fluid’s ability to deliver positive outcomes for the firm.

Partner, Large South Island Law Firm


Holly and the team at Fluid worked harder for me than any other recruitment firm I've ever worked with. Holly was amazing, even securing me an interview with a firm that wasn't advertising. I highly recommend Holly and the Fluid team.

Legal Executive, Regional Law Firm


Tom has always been a very inquisitive recruiter! He is not your traditional “take the brief from the client and run with it” recruiter. He wants to understand the company, the culture and really invests in the company he is recruiting for.

HR Manager, Electrical Distribution Network

Chana and the Fluid team made the difference so that I could get the best possible job aligned to my profile. High level of professionalism and empathy, I truly recommend their services.

Legal Executive, Regional Law Firm


We appointed Peter to help us build our corporate office leadership team. We were pre-revenue, operating in a highly complex and competitive industry, and our requirements were complex. Peter delivered on all fronts for us.

Managing Director, Agribusiness Exporter

Central Otago

Excellent service! Blake catered for my requirements and offered me options that matched my preferences. Backed by great communication at all stages of the process, leading to me being successfully placed in a role and company I love.

BAS Accountant, Tax Accounting Firm


Chana made my job search easy, she understood what I was looking for, provided me with a comprehensive list of suitable options and sourced an interview for me with for a great opportunity in hardly any time at all. I was delighted with the outcome.

Junior Barrister, Criminal Lawyers


We have found Fluid Recruitment to be our recruitment partner of choice. We engaged with Holly for a number of hard to fill roles and Holly understood exactly what we were looking for.

General Manager, Full Service Law Firm


Peter is someone I have gone to on three separate occasions as I have looked to advance my career, including through to my current role as a Partner in a national consultancy firm. He is relationship led, down to earth and has extensive market knowledge.

Advisory Services Partner, National Accountancy Practice

I highly recommend James Mason for his professional & excellent service. He showed how he cares, supports and understand jobseekers like me. He always make sure that things are on track & always gives you positive advice. Very efficient & genuine.

Payroll Manager, National Manufacturer


I made the move from Auckland to Christchurch so I knew nothing about the job market. Eden found me a position by convincing my current job to make a position for me. He didn’t just wait for something to come up. Highly recommend.

Registered Legal Executive, South Island Law Firm


The best recruitment company I’ve ever been in contact with. Holly has been absolutely amazing and it was great to have her support during the recruitment process. She has continued to keep in touch to ensure the move went smoothly and that I settled in f

Legal Executive, Law Firm


Chana has been a delight to work with, she understood what we wanted from day one. We recommend Fluid often.

Partner, General Practice Law Firm


Holly is professional and diligent, she alleviated the pressure on myself and that of my team and gave me the confidence that we could leave our recruitment needs completely in her hands. Delighted with the service we received and the results.

Managing Partner, Full Service Law Firm


James was very helpful. He listened to me and understood what I was trying to achieve. He made the recruitment process easy for me. The follow-up phone calls show they care about their candidates. Highly recommended.

Commercial Analyst, Global Manufacturer


Holly assured and supported me every step of the way, and was always willing to answer my questions. She kept me updated through all steps of the recruitment process and always gave me timely feedback. Because of her, I landed my dream job.

Junior Solicitor, Mid Sized Law Firm


Holly operates with integrity and was a pleasure to work with. This was a skill set in high demand in the current market and she represented our firm in the best possible manner providing detailed advise and support to ensure a successful outcome.

Practice Manager, Regional Law Firm


I had a very good candidate experience. Jason kept me updated at all times. They also gave me tips with regards to relocating to Dunedin and offered support if needed. Fluid Recruitment has a professional approach, very friendly staff.

HR Advisor, City Council

I am impressed by the quality of candidates that Chana is able to give us. She clearly has great networks!

Practice Manager, Boutique Law Firm


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