“It was a cultural shock for me,” he laughs.
“It was a busy road – a main road – with traffic whizzing by left and right, and we were standing right in the middle of the road.
“It was crazy. It wasn’t what I was expecting, especially not on my first day.”
Over the next 27 years working at the Council, Logen has worked on projects large and small across the city, including roads, pipes, drains, and reservoirs.
He has amassed an intimate knowledge of Wellington infrastructure, both above and below ground, and has been a go-to person over the years for difficult or complicated projects.
A Senior Engineer in the Transport and Infrastructure team, Logen is currently working on a project finding a new operator for the Kiwi Point Quarry.