Civil Services (HB) Ltd

About Us

Civil Services (HB) Ltd is a thriving civil and geotechnical engineering and surveying
consultancy that has been operating successfully since 1995. Based in the sunny Hawke's Bay, we provide our client services locally, across the North Island, and throughout the South Pacific. Our company is known for its dynamic and innovative approach in delivering
high-quality solutions.

Civil Services (HB) Ltd has a wide range of experience in civil engineering and construction, providing services such as geotechnical engineering, subdivision and land development, stormwater modelling, geometric design, topographical and setout surveying, quality assurance compaction testing and verification, as-built survey and drawings, project and contract management, geotechnical site investigations, subdivision design and consents, earthworks, monitoring of building deformation and settlement, and underground service location. With our extensive range of services, we are dedicated to delivering well-specified and appropriate solutions for our clients.

Civil Services (HB) Ltd was founded in 1995 by Niels Nikolaison. Perry Smith joined as a director from 2007 to 2022, and Elwyn Smith joined as a director in 2017. With combined experience of over 80 years in engineering, project management, and surveying, our team has successfully served clients both locally and across New Zealand. Our areas of expertise
include engineering surveying, civil design, complex quantity calculations, construction
layout, as-built surveying and drawings, monitoring earthwork deformation and settlement, ground investigation, and site compaction testing. We are dedicated to delivering exceptional services tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.

Our team provide our clients with a comprehensive package for earthworks quality
assurance and control. We use industry-leading engineering and surveying software, and have an excellent and up-to-date understanding of New Zealand and Industry Standards, Local Authority Codes of Practice, and Waka Kotahi (New Zealand Transport Agency) policies and procedures. We are experienced in liaising closely with local authorities to ensure best
possible client outcomes.

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