Job Details

Job ID: #18717
Job Location New Zealand
Company Opus
Company Industry Construction/Architecture
Job Role Civil - Geotechnical
Employment Type Full-time
Monthly Salary

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Career Level bachelor
Residence Location New Zealand

Job Description

Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Civil - Geotechnical
Canterbury, New Zealand
Christchurch, New Zealand
Posted: 10/09/2017
Updated: 10/09/2017
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Senior Geotechnical Engineer



Lay your foundations for the future


Opus International Consultants 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.

We are looking for an experienced, forward thinking professional to join our large national geotechnical team as a Senior Geotechnical Engineer based in Christchurch this position provides an opportunity to be involved with a wide range of projects at the forefront of the New Zealand Geotechnical industry.  


The opportunity:


  • Lead projects taking on some of NZ's most challenging and meaningful projects
  • Continue to develop our advances in the industry with high levels of autonomy
  • Multi-disciplinary exposure as part of our main design centre
  • Development opportunities to suit your individual strengths or aspirations
  • Be part of a team that is at the leading edge of Geotechnical engineering

You will have:


  • A tertiary qualification in Civil engineering with a specialisation in geotechnical engineering, as well as CPEng status
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in geotechnical engineering with working knowledge of NZ Design Codes and seismic engineering practices
  • Proven ability in deep foundation and ground improvement design
  • Numerical modelling skills and understanding of soil structure interaction would be an advantage
  • Excellent report writing, communication and project management skills
  • High levels of innovative thinking and the ability to show initiative

And how about you? You'll be agile, invested in your career and have the technical expertise and the commercial acuity to contribute to our business. In return, we'll offer you a career-defining role, interesting and meaningful projects and the opportunity to work with world leading experts. At Opus we foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and success.

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