Senior Geotechnical Engineer & Geotechnical Engineer

  • Come join a newly created team in our Regulatory Department
  • Flexible and friendly working environment
  • Opportunities for growth and development

We have 2 newly created opportunities for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer and Geotechnical Engineer to join our Regulatory Engineering Department!

 Auckland Council has developed a new Geotechnical team within our Regulatory Engineering Department and is actively looking for Senior Geotech Engineer and Geotech Engineer ready to take up the challenge and make their mark on the future of the Auckland landscape. 

Auckland Council’s Regulatory Engineering unit plays a critical role in ensuring land and housing development across the region is in line with local and national standards and is achieving the right outcomes for both our customers and our environment.

He angitūtanga: The opportunity

We are looking for 2 great skilful techs to join the team! You will provide sound geotechnical advice to ensure we meet the needs of Aucklanders.  This includes assisting in the operation and assessment of consents, including building consents, resource consents and engineering plan approval applications by providing sound geotechnical engineering advice and assessment within required timeframes.

You will also provide professional assessments of compliance matters enabling effective decision making, and work collaboratively with other stakeholders to ensure positive outcomes.

As a developing competency, within our Regulatory Engineering department you will be able to help us ensure the processes, systems and approach are fit for purpose for the rate payers and industry.

He kōrero mōu: About you

 You will hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Geotechnical Engineering or similar related subject and have a minimum 5 years of relevant geotechnical engineering experience working with residential, commercial, and industrial designs.

You will have sound knowledge of relevant New Zealand legislation, and experience in Geotechnical investigations, land development and building activities in New Zealand.

You will also be someone who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment and working with a range of internal and external stakeholders. You will be results driven, with a focus on providing a positive and supportive customer experience.

As this role requires occasional driving around the region using Council vehicles, you will also hold a valid full NZ driver’s license.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer

 As a Geotech Engineer with Auckland Council, you will be working on some of Auckland’s largest developments, and will be working collaboratively with a team of experts and designers to deliver high quality consent applications and buildings for all Aucklanders. Our division facilitates a wide range of development projects, from nationally significant infrastructure projects to houses, apartment buildings and shopping centres.

We offer flexible working arrangements, competitive salary, and varied learning and career progression opportunities across the wider Council group. We are committed to diversity, have a culture built on trust and valuing individual contributions, and are driven to provide the right outcomes for our customers and our environment.

Click here for the position description.

This role is deemed safety sensitive and will require a drug & alcohol test prior to any offer.

If you are ready to take the next step up in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Applications close 24th June 2022

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

Auckland Council strongly encourages our employees to be fully vaccinated.