Geotechnical Team Leader
Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand
3d ago

Our Geotechnical Team

Developing and implementing solutions to complex problems, our team is helping shape the world we live in across the Asia Pacific region from highways to airports, from buildings and reservoirs to bridges and tunnels.

Together we are transforming our world. We are passionate about what we do and the culture we have developed. The more diverse we are, the better our ideas, strategies and client solutions will be and the more we will better represent our world.

We know that we are stronger when people from different backgrounds and perspectives work together. We are committed to growing an environment where our people have equal opportunity to build a career that reflects their ability and passions and believe in their potential, feel they belong and can be their best selves.

  • We are proudly employee-owned and after a century of operation, employee ownership remains key to our future. It underpins our positive, purpose-driven and growth-oriented culture;
  • it sets us apart in our markets and gives meaning to our social contract. We are accountable, we have each other's backs, we don’t let each other down, and we strive for excellence in everything we do.

    We recognise that one of the challenges people can face in building their careers is managing work and home life. We will encourage you to find an arrangement that works for you, whether that involves part-time, work from home or flexible working arrangements.

    We are open to discussing how this could work for you for roles across our Geotechnical team.

    We make the everyday better.

    Our Geotechnical team works across geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and hydrogeology. As a national team of over 150 people, we are excited for the opportunities ahead of us in 2022 and beyond and are well placed to help Aotearoa advance and protect our world for future generations.

    Together we make things happen on projects throughout Aotearoa, Australia, the Pacific and South-East Asia. We all go to work to make every day better in some way.

    We know that our work is more than foundations, ground and water, it's about developing sustainable solutions that support our communities and a healthy environment as well as continuous improvement by doing things better every day, we make the everyday better.

    We are looking for a Team Leader for our Wellington-based Geotechnical team. You will be joining and leading our motivated and trusted team, who are dedicated to developing and sharing technical innovation to push boundaries and continually challenge and overcome conventions and constraints to make the everyday better.

  • As our Wellington-based team leader, you will be supported by the Central Geotechnical Manager and be responsible for leading a team of ten, each day will be varied with new opportunities and overall, this role will see you;
  • Providing coaching, mentoring alongside day to day leadership and people management
  • Provide technical direction and leadership projects across Geotechnical projects
  • Lead and participate in design teams on medium to large projects locally, throughout New Zealand and across the Pacific.
  • Assign resources and develop plans for self and others to accomplish goals and prioritise actions
  • Network, develop and grow relationships with clients and the infrastructure business
  • Be passionate about learning and develop and mentor others to grow fulfilling careers
  • Our Central team members are in Wellington, Palmerston North and New Plymouth. Whilst most interactions are done remotely, the role will involve some travel.

    About You

    You love to learn and share knowledge. are someone who can bring a fresh perspective to ensure the development of the people around them and who constantly seeks better practice for the overall quality of our work and our client experience.

    You are an experienced Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist, who is passionate about the opportunity to grow others, motivated by being in a leadership role and enjoy sharing the successes of your colleagues and delivering excellence.

    Working amongst a group of highly motivated professionals, you will step into an open and supportive culture that values the skills you contribute to the group.

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