Golder Associates Early Career Geotechnical Engineer in Christchurch, New Zealand

Early Career Geotechnical Engineer

Located in either: Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch

Golder Associates is a respected, employee-owned, global company which specialises in providing consulting, design and construction services in the specialist areas of earth, the environment. Our people are inspired, collegiate and invested in their work environment creating a unique culture with pride in ownership, resulting in enduring relationships and long-term organisational stability. Golder professionals take the time to build an understanding of client needs and of the specific environments in which they operate. This enables us to help clients achieve their short and long-term financial, social and environmental goals – We are now looking for E arly Career Geotechnical Engineers with 1-3 years’ of experience to join us in Christchurch, Wellington or Auckland on our journey ahead!

The successful candidate should be able to:

  • Understand the limitations of simplified design procedures and be able to solve problems working from first principles when appropriate.

  • Use technical expertise and learn new design tools and procedures

  • Find or create opportunities for innovation.

  • Will work with seniors under instruction but will also be able to demonstrate skill and judgement and work autonomously on elements of project work including but not limited to: scoping and budgeting work, writing proposals, through to directing engineering analyses and preparing technical documents.

  • Develop and manage client relationships.

Our key technical needs for these roles are (under supervision):

  • Undertaking and managing geotechnical investigations and inspections.

  • Conducting earthquake geotechnical engineering analyses.

  • Geotechnical design of foundations for a range of structures.

  • Slope stability analyses and design of retention systems.

  • A solutions approach to problem solving and thinking innovatively.

Our staff benefit from:

  • Option to own shares in our 100% employee owned company.

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities and support of personal growth.

  • Competitive remuneration.

  • Gaining the advantage of working with highly skilled scientists, project managers, technical specialists and engineers who are committed to our company being the best in its field.

  • Opportunities to work on large scale and international projects.

If you are looking for your next professional challenge in an organization with an outstanding reputation in the market, great staff culture and inclusiveness, where we live by our values every day then this could be the role for you. Let’s have a chat and explore what 2018 holds for you career at Golder Associates.

NOTE: For all Overseas applicants, Golder Associates request proof of the appropriately attained VISA to live and work in New Zealand or Australia and IF NOT to adivse us of the status of your current visa application status.

As a global, employee-owned organisation with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 165 offices worldwide, our over 6,500 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

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Title: Early Career Geotechnical Engineer

Location: NZL-Auckland

Other Locations: NZ-NZ-Christchurch

Requisition ID: 18000112