Job Details

Job ID: #18715
Job Location New Zealand
Company Opus
Company Industry Construction/Architecture
Job Role Civil - Geotechnical
Employment Type Full-time
Monthly Salary

Preferred Candidate

Career Level bachelor
Residence Location New Zealand

Job Description

Senior Engineer - Geotechnical
Civil - Geotechnical
Bay Of Plenty, New Zealand
Tauranga, New Zealand
Posted: 10/09/2017
Updated: 10/09/2017
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Senior Engineer - Geotechnical - Tauranga



Great infrastructure starts with great people


Opus International is a team of global experts who aspire every day to transform infrastructure to create better, sustainable communities.  We believe the greatest infrastructure starts with people and through our collaborative approach we're creating innovative solutions for future generations.


The Tauranga office at Opus is undergoing significant and exciting growth and required is a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to provide technical leadership to geotechnical engineers in Tauranga and the wider DCR, along with providing connectivity in to geotechnical teams in Auckland and Hamilton.  Lead geotechnical teams for technically demanding and/or major projects and grow the geotechnical engineering capability of Opus in Design Centre Regions.


This role will contribute to the success of the Design Centre Region business through providing effective management of staff and clients and providing specialist geotechnical advice to projects.


The opportunity:


  • Champion the geotechnical engineering service in Tauranga and the wider North eastern cluster of the Design Centre Regional business
  • Produce or manage the production of all geotechnical engineering inputs
  • Undertake detailed scoping including pricing of geotechnical engineering components of projects;
  • Become a mentor for other staff in technical aspects, developing them to their full potential and planning succession in their areas of expertise
  • Identify key business opportunities
  • Develop overall concepts for projects as part of the project team through integration of technical excellence and key project strategies;
  • Undertake internal technical reviews and verification checks on geotechnical designs and provide associated advice
  • Work alongside some of New Zealand's most talented Engineers with access to a global support network offering a unique learning experience 


You will have:


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in an area related to civil engineering and/or geotechnical engineering
  • Chartered Professional Engineer status
  • Member or Associate of IPENZ
  • A minimum of 10 years' professional experience predominantly in geotechnical engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of the relevant New Zealand design codes, standards, legislation and practices
  • High level of practical knowledge of relevant construction practices
  • Success in project and financial management of professional services
  • Solid working knowledge of Geotech software packages

  • Field of Practice: Civil - Geotechnical
  • Industry: Construction/Architecture
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