AECOM Principal Geotechnical Engineer - Hamilton in Hamilton, New Zealand
New Zealand - Waikato, Hamilton
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
+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 interpersonal 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
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country New Zealand
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 214090BR
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.