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Graduate Engineering Geologist/ Geotechnical Engineer Intake - Auckland, NZ

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Work type: Permanent
Location: New Zealand
Categories: Engineering, Geotechnical


  • Exciting graduate opportunity starting November 2022
  • Opportunity to work with leading experts in geotechnical engineering
  • Work on high profile and interesting projects

Tetra Tech Coffey is looking for a graduate geologist or geotechnical engineer to join our supportive team and develop your engineering skills to the next level in this exciting graduate opportunity.


About the Role
Reporting to the local team leader, this role will require a balance of independence and collaboration in approach. The role will initially see you carrying out geotechnical investigation fieldwork in and around Auckland, with opportunities for working further afield, and then processing this information to produce geotechnical ground models and designs.

You can expect to work with experienced team members and a variety of clients and get involved in some exciting and diverse projects. We have a large local and national client base with diversity of projects in size, complexity and project type, which make Tetra Tech Coffey an employer of choice.


About You
Technical excellence is important; consulting skills are equally important. We require all our staff at Tetra Tech Coffey to have excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong team and client relationships.

Ideally you will:

  • Be in the process of completing your civil engineering or engineering geology degree
  • Have experience in geotechnical site investigations and testing
  • Ideally, we would like to see experience in a part time role though school or university
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills and interpretative and analytical skills


To be considered for this role you will have working rights in New Zealand.


About Us
Since joining Tetra Tech, we’ve combined the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with Coffey’s reputation and deep expertise in Australia and New Zealand.

It’s a strong combination that’s supporting our growth and creating exciting opportunities for people like you.

Many of our graduates who leave Tetra Tech Coffey to travel overseas, return to work for us again when they return to NZ. What makes Tetra Tech Coffey such a great place to work?

Our culture and benefits:

Our culture is underpinned by our values and our behaviours: doing the right thing; exploring new ideas; collaborating and sharing knowledge and ensuring our own and each other’s well-being.

Our flexible work practices are a critical element of our culture too. We understand that work is only one of the things we do in life. Having the flexibility to balance career and personal priorities is something our employees tell us makes a real difference to them.

Our Benefits Include:

  • Supportive and flexible work practices 
  • Commitment to your career development
  • Competitive salary package
  • Ability to purchase additional leave on top of regular annual leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Laptop and iPhone provided

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.

If you want to join us then get your resume, a transcript of your results and a covering letter in quickly. Please click the Apply button, complete the application.


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