Stantec Senior Geotechnical Engineers - contract roles in Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand


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Wellington location

• Top 10 global consultancy

• Challenging site work on SH1 and SH58

• 3 – 12 month contracts

The opportunity

This is your chance to work on a major project during the site construction phase on a large state highway one capital project. You’ll work closely with our team of industry experts including geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists. The site work will be full on for 6 months at least and during that time you may be required to work 6 days a week.

A typical week will see you adding value to construction phase of the project including; procurement, investigations, designing ground improvements, foundation or pile design, undertaking risk assessments and delivering detailed technical engineering reports..

In this role you will be empowered to:

• Conduct and manage field data acquisition, site investigations and testing

• Produce calculations, reporting, specifications and drawings to ensure that geotechnical designs provide appropriate solutions.

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

• Provide geotechnical expertise to meet project needs.

• Provide coaching and mentoring to junior staff on the project.


Senior Geotechnical Engineers - contract roles in Wellington


We're looking for Engineering NZ CPEng accredited geotechnical engineers with senior level geotechnical experience (minimum of eight years’ experience), ideally in the engineering consulting and contracting industries. Previous experience in Singapore, Australia or Asia Pacific would be useful but not essential. You'll have a strong background in design, and be familiar with industry standard design software. Interactions with NZTA is desirable for these roles and you'll need a strong back ground of managing client relationships.

In return we offer competitive hourly rates and some flexibility regarding length of contracts.

How to apply

To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Margaret McMeel on +64 9 580 4502 or +64 27 544 2930

WINNER – Financial Review Client Choice Award 2017 – Best Consulting Engineering Firm (revenue $50m-$200m)


Job Category:

Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering

About Stantec:

About us

We’re active members of the communities we serve. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 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 as architects, engineers, and consultants 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.

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New Zealand-Wellington


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