New Zealand And The Pacific

Regions NZ

McConnell Dowell was founded in New Zealand in 1961 by entrepreneurial Kiwis Malcolm McConnell and Jim Dowell. The company culture of McConnell Dowell, with its focus on overcoming challenges and achieving engineering excellence, are characteristics that Jim and Malcolm brought to the business.

With over 50 years history in the region, McConnell Dowell is well known in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands as a leading, multi-disciplined contractor.  Our award winning team has a solid track record in delivering complex projects in remote and difficult locations, and is backed by an extensive resource pool and established Mechanical Division, which allows us to self-perform work. Our priorities include excellence in engineering innovation, safety, quality, environmental management and community relations. 

We deliver projects for diverse clients in the transport, energy, resources, water and wastewater sectors. The breadth of our capability allows us to meet the needs of numerous markets and offer an end-to-end service to all markets in any physical environment.

Specialist services we deliver in New Zealand and in the Pacific include: