Geotechnical Engineer (1-5 Years of Experience)
Tonkin & Taylor
Auckland CBD, NZ
5d ago

Tonkin + Taylor is New Zealand's leading engineering and environmental consultancy, renowned for our technical excellence in solving complex challenges.

We are proudly a New Zealand, employee-owned company and our collective mission is to create and sustain a better world.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join us in Auckland and be part of a thriving and growing Geotechnical team.

If you are someone who values autonomy, mastery and purpose in your work and will thrive in a team environment where every day is different, we'd love to speak to you!

The opportunity

At T+T, we strongly believe that it's our people that keep our clients coming back and we are incredibly proud of the culture we have developed within our Geotechnical team.

Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in their development, well-being, and career aspirations. Join us and you will :

  • be part of the largest Geotechnical Consultancy business in New Zealand
  • work on a diverse range of challenging projects throughout New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific
  • have the opportunity to work alongside and be mentored and supported by world-class geotechnical experts
  • enjoy the fix-it, enquiring, and solutions-based design culture
  • be supported with your career ambitions and have heaps of opportunities for development
  • Your role will be varied, but will include :

  • Designing, reviewing and supporting geotechnical work and projects
  • Interacting with clients and building relationships and marketing
  • Managing projects and financials
  • Collaborating in multi-disciplinary teams
  • About you

  • BE(hons) Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Between 1-5 years of experience
  • Understands or is keen to learn the intricacies of a successful consultancy
  • Proudly working towards CPEng
  • Ideally have local knowledge of ground conditions around the Auckland region
  • Good technical skills with a variety of geotechnical design experience - including slope stabilisation, retaining structures, foundations, earthworks, and ground improvement
  • An innovative, collaborative person who has strong interpersonal skills and loves working in a team
  • Enjoys building client relationships
  • An enquiring mind which can identify and deliver high value to clients
  • Enthusiastic towards developing their geotechnical career amongst experts
  • The good stuff : some of our benefits

  • Exposure to a variety of professional experts and projects
  • A highly supportive team environment
  • Professional memberships and continued education support
  • A flexible working culture and formal flexible working arrangements including part time working and ability to purchase extra leave
  • Internal training programs
  • Mentoring programs
  • $500 annual wellbeing allowance and wellbeing programme
  • A very active social club (, fishing trips, fortnightly on-site massages)
  • Free fruit baskets and morning teas (we love morning teas at T+T!)
  • Additional parental leave, salary top-up and a back to work coaching programme (as per policy)
  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices
  • Flexible working

    We embrace flexible working at T+T and aim to work in a way that serves the needs of our people, clients and communities.

    We recognise that our people have a wide range of professional and personal commitments along with demands from both within and outside the business.

    Our flexible working culture enables us to work flexibly to create better work and life experiences.

    T+T is not only a place to work - it's a place where your work will make a difference. APPLY NOW! Or for further information on T+T, go to :

    We are proud to be an Immigration New Zealand Accredited Employer and a member of Diversity Works.

    We particularly encourage speakers of Te Reo Māori or Pasifika languages to apply.

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