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Principal/Associate Geotechnical Engineers - can locate in Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland

Apply now Job no: 499054
Work type: Permanent
Location: New Zealand
Categories: Geotechnical

Principal Geotechnical Engineer – Christchurch & Wellington or Auckland

  • A great career opportunity to provide technical leadership in a specialist geotechnical engineering consultancy
  • Large variety of projects across multiple sectors
  • Location is flexible, can be in Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland

 

Our ideal candidate is passionate about technical leadership on a broad range of challenging projects from the very large to small, tackling complex problems with innovative solutions, and helping develop the next generation of Geotechnical Engineers and Engineering Geologists.

 

About the role

Tetra Tech Coffey has been connecting great people to the best work since 1959.

We have a passionate and highly experienced team of engineers, geologists and project management consultants working on some of the most challenging geotechnical projects in New Zealand.  This position will provide geotechnical leadership, working across New Zealand and will drive technical excellence, help us pursue our key markets and build key client relationships through technical delivery.

Our business is growing and we're looking for the best geotechnical engineers to join our specialist team.  If you feel your career growth has slowed or topped out, then come and talk to us – there’s plenty of room for technical leaders to grow and be recognised. 

 

About you

You have an enviable reputation for high quality geotechnical work.  You’re well credentialed, holding at least a Master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering along with being a Chartered Professional Engineer.

You'll have at least 15 years geotechnical engineering experience, working in an engineering consultancy environment. You’ll bring a great track record in successful project delivery as a technical specialist, excellent client relationship skills and enjoy communicating/liaising directly with clients and helping win projects.  You'll be sought after as a mentor to our emerging professionals and will be committed to help deliver our internal geotechnical training programmes. Your reputation will attract talented people to Tetra Tech Coffey. 

 

About us

Every day, our people come together to find solutions for our clients’ complex challenges.
Our experts are at the forefront of their specialisation in engineering, geotechnical, environmental, and project management services.

Whether in Australia, New Zealand, or collaborating on projects across the globe, you’ll be part of a team of 21,000 professionals committed to affecting positive change.


Why join us? 

  • We delight in delivering the highest technical standards. It’s in our DNA.
  • We’re proud of our experts and our projects. We’re generous in celebrating them.
  • We invest in our people. Our technical and leadership training builds careers.
  • We understand work isn’t everything. We support you to make space for the other parts of your life with excellent flexibility and work/life balance.
  • We make a difference. Some projects are large and iconic; others are small and complex. They all enhance our world.


Our benefits include:

  • Supportive and flexible work environment
  • Option to purchase an additional 4 weeks leave
  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave
  • Employee stock purchase plan


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
 
We care about what makes us different - and it’s our people. We understand that diversity of people brings diversity of thought. Our clients do too. We’re committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the communities in which we work. We are committed to creating inclusion and a sense of belonging for all at Tetra Tech Coffey.

 

 

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