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Stantec Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Hastings, New Zealand

Senior Geotechnical Engineer - ( 230000J4 )


Senior Geotechnical Engineer - various locations

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

The opportunity | Ko te āheinga

You'll join a team of geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of the team and connect with the large global community of geo-specialists. You’ll be involved in a range of engineering projects throughout New Zealand.

A typical week could see you adding value to all project phases including procurement, investigations, designing ground improvements, foundation or pile design, undertaking risk assessments and delivering detailed technical engineering reports. You'll provide high-end advice to clients and lead and develop innovative and successful project solutions. Mentoring, training and developing other members in the team will also a key part of the role.

Key aspects of this role include:

  • Determine internal and external client requirements

  • Provide quality check and review experience to an appropriate technical standard

  • Provide geotechnical expertise to meet project needs.

  • Plan, program and coordinate geotechnical project inputs

  • Provide client facing geotechnical interface for geotechnical work

  • Develop strong working relationships with clients.

  • Network and build business relationship with key counterparts in the Stantec business globally

  • Assist marketing Stantec geotechnical capabilities to current and potential future clients

  • Maintain knowledge of the local market to contribute to the success of the business

  • Manage and maintain own base project workload and utilization to expected levels and standards

  • Assist the Geotechnical Discipline Leader in the technical development of the wider Geotechnical team

  • Prepare proposals and carry out other appropriate internal/external marketing initiatives as required.

  • Develop and mentor junior staff.

About us | E pā ki a mātou

The Stantec community unites approximately 28,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

What we offer | Nga huanga mōu

Along with a competitive salary, we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing are ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job share and part time hours

  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

  • Mentoring for your own development

  • Professional memberships

  • Health Insurance – Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) – Life Insurance

  • Service Recognition Awards

  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru

Apply online.

To discuss in more detail contact Margaret McMeel 09 580 4502 or 027 544 2930 or apply directly online.


About you | E pā ana ki a koe

We're looking for Engineering NZ CPEng accredited geotechnical engineers with senior level geotechnical experience of around 8 years or principal level of around 8 years. You’ll be familiar with NZ/ Australian codes of practice for designing NZ structures, retaining walls, reinforced soil slopes, ground improvements and seismic interactions. Plus, you will have experience with earthworks, slope stability, risk assessments, foundation design, interpretation of investigation results, developing reports, specification and drawings for mainly water and transport infrastructure, but not exclusively. Additionally, you will show continued learning and development in industry practice, and you'll also need a track record of managing client relationships and winning work.

Primary Location : New Zealand-Nelson-Nelson

Other Locations : New Zealand-Waikato-Hamilton, New Zealand-Canterbury-Christchurch, New Zealand-Auckland-Auckland, New Zealand-Otago-Dunedin, New Zealand-Wellington-Wellington, New Zealand-Hawkes Bay-Hastings

Organization : BC-3102 Transpt-NZ New Zealand

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Oct 3, 2023, 3:34:18 PM

Req ID: 230000J4


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