AECOM Principal Geotechnical Engineer - AKL / HAM / WLT / CHCH in Auckland / Hamilton / Christchurch / Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland / Hamilton / Christchurch / Wellington
Alternate Locations NZ - Christchurch, NZ - Hamilton, NZ - Wellington
AECOM’s Geotechnical team is recruiting Principal level Geotechnical Engineer’s nationally to contribute to the success of our 40 strong national team. Work with and support colleagues from a variety of engineering and environmental disciplines and to assist in the growth of our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team. Nationally our team provides one-stop access to services ranging from project management, feasibility studies, detailed design, contract administration and construction supervision for geotechnical works.
We are looking for an ambitious team player to assist in the development of innovative, cost effective and buildable solutions in an environment that is collaborative, stimulating and fast paced. Your extensive geotechnical consultancy experience, strong capability in geotechnical studies, investigation and design for highway earthworks, bridge foundations, retaining structures and strengthened earthworks will add to our teams existing strengths.
You will be responsible for making recommendations on a range of project types
Design, analysis and site characterisation for large civil infrastructure projects
Field investigation and reporting writing
Interpretation of site investigation data, including soil and rock in situ and laboratory test data
Slope, foundation and retaining wall design, seismic and ground liquefaction assessments
Numerical modelling of shallow and deep underground excavations in soil and rock
+12 years’ experience in a multidisciplinary environment
Proven track record in studies, investigations and geotechnical design for new build transportation and infrastructure
Possess strong problem solving and inter-personal skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills; the ability to write clear and concise technical reports is essential.
In depth knowledge and experience of relevant design standards.
Experience in routinely used geotechnical software including gINT, Slope/W, SLIDE and Plaxis; GIS or Geospatial skills desirable.
Well versed in a variety of ground conditions and of soil and rock design parameter selection; local knowledge is advantageous.
Degree in Geotechnical Engineering
CPEng - Preferred
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.
NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.
Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical
Business Line Water
Country New Zealand
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 193796BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.