Technical Director - Geotechnical Engineering
Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand
4d 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.

    The opportunity

    Our Geotechnical team works across geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and hydrogeology. As a national team of over 130 people, we are excited for the opportunities ahead of us 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’re looking for an experienced Geotechnical Engineer who is ready for their next career move as a technical, market facing and thought leader.

    You’ll join a dedicated and passionate team, working alongside our business leaders to drive and evolve our Geotechnical team to meet future market demands.

    Project work typically encompasses medium to large projects in the region, but you will also have the opportunity to work on other projects throughout New Zealand, in Australia and across the Pacific.

    Each day will look a little different and overall you will :

  • Provide geotechnical design advice for multi-disciplinary projects
  • Be experienced in work planning and financial management
  • Lead and participate in design teams on medium to large projects locally, throughout New Zealand and across the Pacific
  • Network, develop and grow relationships with clients and the geotechnical business
  • Prepare winning bids
  • Be passionate about learning and develop and mentor others to grow successful careers
  • So, if you enjoy working as part of a team and take pride in showcasing technical leadership to solve client problems, then this could be the role for you.

    About you

    We’re looking for someone who loves to learn and share knowledge 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 will be a chartered engineer and qualified in civil or geotechnical engineering, with a a strong track record earned in a consulting engineering or contracting environment.

    Your strengths in technical leadership, project delivery, client relationships and in guiding and mentoring staff will ensure your success in this role.

    You will be passionate about the opportunity to grow others, be motived by being in leadership roles with the ability to own’ the delivery of quality client outcomes throughout the region.

    What we offer

    A career with Beca will provide you with :

  • Professional development opportunities.
  • A supportive and caring work environment where you can bring your whole self to work.
  • Flexible working arrangements to balance your personal / family commitments.
  • Opportunities to learn from our industry experts and technical gurus across the Asia-Pacific.
  • Highly supportive environment of sharing and collaboration.
  • Excellent benefits provided to all staff including discounted health insurance, discounts on gym memberships, and a huge number of social club events.
  • Beca prides itself on supporting a diverse and inclusive culture open to inputs from creative people of all genders, ethnicity, identity, thought and experiences.

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