Apply now Job no: 495498
Work type: Permanent
Location: New Zealand
Categories: Geoservices

  • Become an integral member of our successful team
  • A well-established local engineering consulting business
  • Wellington, New Zealand 

We're winning big projects and we're proud of it.  We are currently working for CentrePort in Wellington providing geotechnical consulting services.  We have worked on Transmission Gully and Waikato Expressway.  In the South Island we're working on Lyttelton Port, providing expertise in soft soils and earthquake engineering. 

When you join Coffey the world of opportunities open to you and you'll be part of a premier worldwide provider of consulting and engineering services.


About the opportunity

We are looking for an Senior/Associate Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist to join the Wellington team. Current projects include a wide range of specialist areas and challenging projects such as: transport infrastructure, property development and earthquake strengthening projects. A key element of your role will be to manage a range of assignments in geotechnical investigation, fieldwork management, design, analysis and reporting. 

In joining the Coffey business you will have the opportunity to manage project delivery, project finances and junior engineers who will look to you for mentoring.

Building the business is paramount and this starts with you. We will support you to convert your market knowledge into winning proposals. 


About you

You'll have a reputation for high quality geotechnical work and a solid list of recognisable projects. Ideally, you will be chartered or working towards your chartered accreditation with broad hands-on civil design knowledge. You'll have 8+ years minimum experience.

Clients are critical to a consulting business and this role will see you managing and growing our client base.

Ideally you will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • In civil/geotechnical engineering & be a Chartered Engineer (or working towards this) with 8+ years experience, most of which should ideally be in New Zealand.
  • Have relevant professional experience in a consulting environment and in transport and infrastructure projects.
  • Be an experienced project manager of small & large scale projects & be able to drive financial and risk management
  • Build strong trusted client relationships to grow market share.


About us

Our talented geoservices and project management specialists collaborate with our project partners and clients to deliver vital national and international projects in transport and property infrastructure; mining and oil and gas.

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.

Coffey believes in equal opportunity

We care about what makes us different - and it's our people.
We value our unique backgrounds, experiences and thinking. Our clients do too. They're the very things that fuel collaboration and ingenuity in the solutions we deliver.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity confidentially please call June Roberts on 03 336 5433.




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