Senior Geotechnical Engineer


Aurecon is a progressive privately-owned consulting firm operating across Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle-East. We bring ideas to life to design for a better future. Our New Zealand Ground and Underground Engineering team operates across four New Zealand locations offering our core disciplines of geotechnical engineering, geology, tunnelling, underground structures, and contaminated land management.

Your Role

We have an opportunity for a talented, client focused Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in Auckland and assist in the delivery of key projects in the New Zealand infrastructure market. You will be given a broad range of responsibilities to manage staff and to deliver projects. Working within a national team you will be engaging with a large cohort of talented and experienced engineers and geologists who are actively engaging and work-sharing across our business.

This role will encompass a blend of leadership, line management, technical delivery and client-facing responsibilities, including: 

* Geotechnical desk studies for small to mega projects

* Scoping and managing the delivery of geotechnical investigations

* Preparation of technical reports, specifications and calculations

* Geotechnical analysis and design

* Quality checking of calculations and reports generated by the team

* Production/review of geotechnical reports

* Project and team leadership and management of deliverables

* Line management/team leadership responsibilities including mentoring

* Tendering and opportunity management

* Coordination with internal and external stakeholders and clients

Key Requirements

* A working knowledge of the ANZ industry and technical standards

* 10+ years relevant experience

* Chartership or working towards chartership

* Excellent interpersonal communication and leadership skills

* A high level of geotechnical analysis and design competency

* Experience in the New Zealand transport infrastructure market

* Demonstrated ability to identify and manage geotechnical risk

* Sound understanding of geotechnical processes and contract management

* Strong analytical skills including proficiency in the use of standard proprietary geotechnical software

* An interest in mentoring/guiding less experienced staff

* A client-focused and professional approach

* Passion for ongoing professional and technical development

What We Provide

* Working in a progressive and innovative company

* Exposure to our Digital, Innovation and Eminence initiatives.

* A competitive remuneration package and flexi-time

* Our commitment to your professional development

* Exposure to interesting and varied projects

* Access to Employee Education Assistance

* Links to academia and professional groups

* Links to our Global Ground Engineering Advocacy Group

* Opportunity for travel and work with a diverse range of talented engineers

To Apply

If you are keen to progress your career within a diverse and vibrant global team and work with a group shaping the future of New Zealand infrastructure, please click on the APPLY button below.

Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer

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