Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Auckland, New Zealand
6d ago

About the role

As a world leader in its field, Arup offers the full spectrum of geotechnical consulting services. Through consultation from an early stage in the project we can advise our client how to get the best value out of the ground.

As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be involved in project work in both the field and office environments, and helping to developing business opportunities and Arup’s presence in New Zealand.

In this role, you will :

  • Communicate with the Client and the Project Engineer to understand the project requirements;
  • Carry out research and investigations to develop a clear understanding of ground conditions at the project site;
  • Plan, specify and manage site investigations and laboratory testing programmes;
  • Develop and implement site safety management plans covering site investigation works;
  • Collate and analyse field and laboratory data and carry out analyses related to the project design;
  • Liaise with Arup engineers, clients and Project Engineers to develop project specific solutions;
  • Prepare detailed geotechnical reports; and
  • Assist the Geotechnical leadership team in development of client relationships; training and mentoring of geotechnical team members, and fostering of strong working relationships across Arup.
  • About you

    A relevant tertiary qualification, a Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering preferred a significant number of years geotechnical engineering design experience, gained in an Engineering Consulting environment.

    You will bring the following to Arup :

  • Ability to design and deliver geotechnical engineering solutions on major and / or complex projects;
  • Working knowledge of industry standard software for geotechnical design;
  • Experience of leading teams on multi-disciplinary projects;
  • Experience of planning, managing, supervising and interpreting geotechnical investigations;
  • Appreciation of contaminated land / waste issues would be an advantage
  • Personal Attributes

  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in both technical and non-technical environments;
  • Effective written communication and report writing skills;
  • Ability to maintain personal effectiveness particularly during periods of higher than normal workload;
  • Ability to remain positively motivated and foster team spirit at times of significant pressure, including assisting others to meet deadlines;
  • Desire to excel.
  • The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions for our clients. We welcome applications from a diverse group of people, including those who are seeking flexible working, have accessibility needs, want to bring their whole selves to work, and can enrich our workforce with cultural diversity.

    We offer a competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience to the right candidate including a global profit share scheme, excellent staff benefits and long-term career development opportunities.

    If you are interested in helping us shape a better world, please click Apply Now to submit your online application.

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