AECOM Associate Director Geotechnical Engineering in Christchurch, New Zealand
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AECOM’s Christchurch Civil Infrastructure team is recruiting a Principal to Associate Director level Geotechnical Engineer to contribute to the success of our Ground Engineering team. Work with and support colleagues locally, nationally, and globally working across a variety of engineering and environmental disciplines to produce high quality outcomes for our clients and contribute to the continued growth of the team. Our Ground Engineering team provides one-stop access to services ranging from project management, feasibility studies, initial inspections, 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 road earthworks, dams, slip management and remediation, bridge foundations, retaining structures and strengthened earthworks will add to our teams existing strengths.
The Christchurch office is well connected across Australia and New Zealand, with roughly a third of our projects located in Australia, a third in the South Island and a third across the rest of New Zealand.
This will appeal to a seasoned Geotechnical Engineer with;
+15-20 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 Leapfrog, 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 preferable)
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
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Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: ANZ
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid