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Job Description

  We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer or Senior Engineering Geologist to join our team in Dunedin.You will be an integral part of project delivery for GHD in the South Island and beyond. You will be supported by an established friendly and fun National Geotechnical Team with regional support largely from our Christchurch office. GHD’s Geotechnical Group work on a range of projects which include, but not limited to: infrastructure, new buildings, landfills, transport projects for road and rail, water, stopbanks and dams projects, land stability, rockfall assessments and future energy projects.  The New Zealand geotechnical team also regularly support projects in Australia and the PacificThe role

  • Taking the lead in the delivery of a range of geotechnical and geological engineering projects, from site investigations and technical design for standalone projects, to playing a key role in the delivery of iconic multidisciplinary infrastructure projects.
  • Working with our experienced Technical Directors and other Senior Engineers to develop your technical skills and business acumen
  • Bid pursuits and preparation of proposals for a variety of projects
  • Supporting the management and delivery of a variety of small to large sized projects in the South Island and Otago Region.

What you will bring to the team

  • Self-motivated but also a good team person, whether as part of the national geotech team or virtual teams brought together to deliver projects..
  • Proven experience in delivering geotechnical and geological investigation and design projects and good understanding of industry standards 
  • Your experience of providing technical recommendations for bids as well as writing and crafting proposals for projects
  • Strong technical background including design and analysis using relevant software packages
  • Demonstrated communication skills and commercial acumen 
  • Solid experience in engineering geology or geotechnical engineering is essential, ideally in a consulting environment, along with related tertiary qualifications in geology or geotechnical/civil engineering. 
  • Relevant tertiary qualification Postgraduate qualifications will be favourably considered.

Our commitment to youFostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.Why GHD?Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?About GHDAs one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.Interested?Apply with your CV and cover letter today! For more information please contact Bridget on 03 363 0809Ki GHD, ka ākina te kaimahi e mātou kia tutuki ōna ake moemoeā. Nā te mea, ko te kaha o te tangata te tuarā o te pakihi. Nā reira, he hiahia nō mātou ki te whiwhi kaimahi nō ngā ahurea tuakiri maha, nō whenua rerekē, tane mai, wahine mai.At GHD we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds. #LI-BK1  

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