Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Hawkes Bay
Stantec
Hastings, New Zealand
2d ago

Description :

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging.

That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind .

We care about the communities we serve because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role

You'll join a team of geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the national geotechnical group and global community.

You’ll be involved in a range of engineering projects in transportation, and water and wastewater infrastructure throughout New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

A typical week could see you overseeing site investigation planning, carrying out geotechnical assessments, designing retaining walls, foundations, slope stabilisation measures, ground improvements or pile design, delivering detailed technical engineering reports and managing the construction of these structures.

You'll provide advice to clients and provide input to successful project solutions. You'll provide high-end advice to clients and lead and develop innovative and successful project solutions.

Mentoring, training and developing other members in the team will also be a key part of the role.

Your day to day activities would involve :

  • Determine internal and external client requirements
  • Conduct and manage field data acquisition, site investigations and testing
  • Produce calculations, reporting, specifications and drawings to ensure that geotechnical designs provide appropriate solutions
  • Provide quality check and review experience to an appropriate technical standard
  • Provide geotechnical expertise to meet project needs
  • Plan, program and coordinate geotechnical projects, as a technical leader, to deliver the agreed outputs on budget, on time and to agreed quality standards
  • Develop and mentor junior staff.
  • Title :

    Senior Geotechnical Engineer Hawkes Bay

    Qualifications :

    To be successful for this role you'll need :

    To be a degree qualified Geotechnical engineer with 12+ years’ experience, in the engineering consulting and contracting industries including previous experience in New Zealand, Australia or Asia Pacific.

    You'll have a strong background in design, ideally in the bridging, transportation and water sectors and be familiar with industry standard design software.

    CPEng or working towards chartership is essential.

    Job Category :

    Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering

    Preferred Specifications :

    What we offer

    Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts
  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
  • Mentoring for your own development
  • Professional Memberships
  • Health Insurance Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) Life Insurance
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Employee Assistance Program
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