Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Conscious Recruitment

Senior Geotechnical Engineer required for a global company with offices across New Zealand.

What’s on offer?
  • Be part of a global, full-service company.
  • Leadership position.
  • Wide variety of projects available.
  • Learning and development programs.
  • Competitive remuneration.
About the company

A global, full-service consulting and engineering company with offices across New Zealand. They have a strong presence across Transport and Water and are growing their Geotechnical team.  The Geotechnical projects would be in the water and transport sector. 

This company invests in training and development and would provide you with a strong platform to launch your career into a leadership role. 

About the role

We are looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer with at least ten years’ relevant experience, ideally in a consultancy environment.

The role responsibilities would include:
  • Initiate and aid in the continuous development of the Geotechnical team.
  • Prepare proposals and undertake business development initiatives when required.
  • Provide Geotechnical expertise for projects.
  • Be the technical leader on projects, tasked with planning and coordinating geotechnical projects.
  • Play a key role in the training and development of junior members of the team.
What we are looking for
  • At least ten years’ experience working as a Geotechnical Engineer.
  • Relevant Tertiary qualification.
  • Familiarity with New Zealand codes of practice. 
  • Experience with earthworks, slope stability, risk assessments, foundation design, site investigation, interpretation of results, developing reports, specification and drawings for mainly water and transport infrastructure.
  • Solid project management and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and work well under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
How to apply

If this role is of interest, then apply now.

If this role might not be quite right for you, but you have local experience in Civil, Structural or Geotechnical Engineering, Planning or Surveying, then feel free to send your resume to We have several roles across the country for experienced Civil, Structural and Geotechnical Engineers, Planners and Surveyors. All conversations are confidential.