Richard Kim

Richard KimCurrent Position

Director of Civil and Environmental Engineering

CLC Consulting Group Limited
PO Box 51 547
Pakuranga, 2140 

Mobile: 021 2433 733
Office: 09 576 3276



  • Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental), University of Auckland
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Business (Administration), University of Auckland
  • Certificate in Construction Site Safety, Unitec Institute of Technology
  • Chartered Member of Engineering New Zealand
  • Chartered Professional Engineer
  • International Professional Engineer (NZ)

Additional Training

  • Construction Contracts (NZS3910 & CCA) Seminar One and Two by University of Canterbury
  • IPENZ Construction Management Course
  • IPENZ Leadership and Management for Professional Engineers
  • IPENZ Negotiation Skills for Technical Professionals
  • IPENZ Ethics and Professional Engineers
  • ARC Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Preparer Industry Education Certification Programme
  • ARC Stormwater Management Devices Design Course
  • Civil3D Model and 12D Model Software (Drainage, Roading and Earthworks Design)
  • AutoCAD Software
  • Site Safety Supervisor (MC Training)
  • Emergency First Aid Special Training Course

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia
  • NZ Coastal Society
  • The Sustainability Society Inc
  • Recreation Safety Engineering Group 
  • Rivers Group

 Employment Record

Director of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • 2014- present
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd

Manager of Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • 2010 - 2014
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd 

Senior Civil Engineer

  • 2008 - 2010
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd

Senior Civil Engineer

  • Feb 2008 - Sep 2008
  • Duffill Watts Consulting Group

Environmental Engineer

  • 2003 - 2008
  • CLC Consulting Group Ltd

Engineering Cadet

  • 2001 - 2002
  • WaterCare Services Ltd

Areas of Expertise

  • Land Development (Stormwater and Wastewater drainage, Water Supply, Earthworks, Erosion and Sediment Control, and Roading)
  • Network Infrastructure (Public Stormwater and Wastewater drainage, Water Supply and Roading)
  • Project Management
  • Contract Administration

Work Experience

Staff Management:

  • Management of staff and jobs within the civil and environmental teams.
  • Co-ordinate workloads, supervise staff and monitor progress of jobs.
  • Provide training and development to staff.

Contract Administration:

  • Prepare Engineer’s Estimate.
  • Preparation of Request for Expression of interest, Request for Tender and Contract Document.
  • Evaluation of Expression of interests.
  • Tender Evaluation and Recommendation.
  • Engineer to Contract.
  • Contract administration including checking and processing of contract claims and variations.

Construction Monitoring of Civil Engineering Works:

  • New road construction, road shoulder widening and upgrading, and seal rehabilitation works for Regional Arterial to minor roads, siteworks and carpark areas.
  • Civil construction projects/land development, including residential and commercial subdivisions.
  • Infrastructure and utility services installation and diversion.
  • Bulk earthworks including extensive soil and erosion protection measures.

Engineering Design:

  • Full design of sports facility (artificial Hockey field and Tennis courts to National Standards)
  • Sports field (Rugby, Cricket and Soccer fields) drainage design.
  • Geometric and structural design of new roading and road upgrading including District Arterial roads.
  • Subdivisional earthworks including underfill drainage, finish contouring and road layouts.
  • Utility services including stormwater, wastewater, and water supply reticulation.
  • Stormwater catchment analysis, flooding and overland flow assessments.
  • Residential wastewater pumping stations.
  • Stormwater treatment device designs e.g. wetland, pond, raingarden and sand filter.
  • Stormwater soakage systems e.g. shallow and deep bore systems.
  • On site domestic wastewater treatment systems.
  • Flooding modelling and assessments, overland flowpath design, building inundation protection.

Consent Preparation:

  • Preparation of Resource Consent Applications at Regional Authority and Local Authority level.
  • Erosion and Sediment Control.
  • Works in a Watercourse.
  • Stormwater Discharge.
  • Coastal Management Areas.
  • Industrial and Trade Process.
  • Land Use – Land Modification.


  • Direct client liaison from job briefing to final invoicing.
  • Liaison with Regional and Territorial Local Authority officers.
  • Liaison with Utility Network Suppliers.
  • Consultation and negotiation with Iwi groups and other affected party representatives.
  • Conflict resolution in relation to Contract Document
  • Right of entry and reinstatement release negotiations.

Engineering Drafting:

  • Roading design and detailing plans.
  • Residential and commercial subdivisional plan preparation.
  • Drainage and water supply design, and as-built plans
  • Structural detailing for commercial developments.

Engineering Fieldwork:

  • Percolation and constant head testing and site assessment for onsite stormwater and wastewater disposal.
  • Soil technician, hand auguring, borelog recording.
Contact Details
Phone: 64 9 576 3276
Auckland Office
4 Johns Lane
Auckland 2010
Postal Address
PO Box 51-547
Auckland 2140
New Zealand
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