Senior Geotechnical Engineer
New Plymouth, Taranaki, 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.

    Surrounded by the great outdoors, New Plymouth is an extraordinary place to live and work. Whether you are looking for empty beaches and great surf to snow sports, Taranaki has much to offer outside of your working day! You’ll find a great mix of affordable living, both local and national projects and opportunity to take advantage of the great outdoors.

    Beca has a track record of delivering innovative and complex projects in the Taranaki region and Central North Island thanks to a strong local presence and community ties.

    We are a close knit, friendly and growing team of around 35 people located in the New Plymouth city centre. Our team deliver outstanding project outcomes across the infrastructure, industrial, buildings, water and advisory sectors.

    We are looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join us in a role that will provide opportunities in leadership, business development, client relationship management and technical delivery.

    This will be a varied role that includes managing and delivering projects with support from our technical specialists, liaising with clients, guiding and growing younger members of the team.

    You will plan and execute field assignments as well as preparing technical proposals and reports, undertaking design and design management, liaising with clients and providing senior review.

    Working alongside a national team of Geotechnical specialists across New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands, the forward workload is strong and varied.

    About you

    You are 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.

    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 a chartered engineer and passionate about the opportunity to grow others, be motivated by being in leadership roles with the ability to own’ the delivery of quality client outcomes throughout the region.

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

    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 and with our industry experts and technical gurus across the Asia-Pacific.
  • A highly supportive environment of sharing and collaboration.
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