Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Christchurch, New Zealand
Competitive salary + benefits.
27 Apr 2012
25 May 2012
Job Type

 We firmly believe that a key contributor to our success is an inspiring and vibrant team culture and a commitment to combining work with fun. If your idea of a successful meeting is one that is held on a mountain bike track, or where ideas are generated over a coffee, then we want to hear from you.

Our Geotechnical business has a strong future workload and we're looking for a team leader for our growing Christchurch office. This would suit a Senior Geotechnical Engineer who is passionate about developing people for success!

For 35 years, the Beca Geotechnical team has been helping clients from across the spectrum understand the ground conditions and related hazards of their project sites. We are continuing to grow and have a number of key projects and major opportunities within roads, water, wastewater and power sectors. In particular we are playing a key role in the rebuilding of Christchurch following the earthquakes.

The role includes people management of a growing team, a large component of project related work and a small amount of bid and marketing responsibilities.

To be successful in the role you will need the following experience and attributes:

• Extensive geotechnical design skills and knowledge of geotechnical software, SLOPE/W, WALLAP and gINT is preferred
• Geotechnical or Civil engineering tertiary qualification
• Experience in code based designs of various geotechnical structures
• Excellent delegation skills which see you enlist the help of others to meet objectives
• Ability to assign resources and develop plans for self and others to accomplish goals and prioritise actions
• Team focused people management skills

Founded 90 years ago, Beca is one of Asia- Pacific's leading engineering and related consultancy groups. From prestigious landmark developments to functional and environmentally sustainable projects, Beca's multi-disciplinary range is broad. Innovation and integrity is embedded into our unique culture and is evident in everything we do, from the people we employ to the projects that we win. We are passionate about what we do and strive for technical and project excellence. If you enjoy working for an organisation that values partnership, tenacity, enjoyment and caring for its people and clients, then look no further than Beca.

Christchurch is a regenerating, vibrant city with much to offer. Shopping centres, schools, gyms, sports fields, restaurants are open, not to mention Christchurch hosting world class events catering for a variety of tastes from flower shows to rugby. Christchurch is home to almost 450,000 people and regenerating strongly, it is a city about growth, innovation and opportunity. Why don't you come and be part of the future for what can be one of New Zealand's most modern and safe cities.

We are offering competitive remuneration, potential for shareholding and support with relocation, immigration and getting settled into New Zealand.  We will be interviewing for this role in London on the 4th & 5th of July, we are also interested in speaking to geotechnical engineers at all levels.