AECOM Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158185BR

Position Title Senior Geotechnical Engineer - Wellington

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Water

Country New Zealand

State/Province/Region NZ - Wellington

City Wellington

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in

Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by

Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A

Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We create comprehensive delivery solutions for water, wastewater and wet weather systems, desalination, water resources, water reuse, tunneling, and community infrastructure through traditional and alternative delivery services such as program management and design-build.

Job Summary

The Senior Professional role contributes to the winning, management and delivery of moderate to large-scale projects. It is primarily responsible for the completion, reporting and delivery of geotechnical assessment and design for client projects in a cost effective and timely manner. On occasion the rope includes responsibility for the management of resources, budgets and time-lines, and enhancing client and working relationships. This role may assist with preparing proposals and presentations to clients to win work.

Minimum Requirements

  • 7 years professional experience

  • Current holder of CPEng or actively working toward CPEng

  • Geotechnical design expertise

  • Competent in systems: Project Management tools, MS office suite

  • Knowledge of the market for consulting services

Preferred Qualifications

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification

  • 7 years professional experience

  • Current holder of CPEng or actively working toward CPEng

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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