Geotechnical Engineer / Team Leader – Whakatane

Brand New Geotechnical Engineer / Team Leader role based on Whakatane, Bay of Plenty. Relocation assistance offered.

This employee owned multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy was formed in the mid 1980’s and has established offices in Auckland, Christchurch and The Bay of Plenty with an engineering workforce of of 45+.

The company provides expertise across Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering and has partnerships with a wide range of clients in the design and delivery of commercial and residential projects across the north and south islands.

The Whakatane based Geotechnical Engineering team are looking for a new leader due to retirement. This Geotechnical team is a small, tight knit team of four. If you are a senior engineer looking for your first lead level role, this is the role you have been looking for.  You will report directly to the geotechnical engineering director and be given the freedom to grow and develop your team and develop relationships with new clients.

The team is currently involved in a number of projects including:

  • Residential housing developments
  • Commercial and Industrial projects
  • Working for local District Councils on a variety of projects
  • Farm developments including ponds, sheds and building pads
  • Contaminated Land Investigations

On offer is a market leading salary package as well as very attractive employee benefits including:

  • Salary $100 – 150K per year – Depending on experience and registrations
  • Company vehicle – Private use – Parking space
  • Company ownership/shares options
  • Annual bonus
  • Very flexible working conditions
  • New laptop and phone
  • Professional memberships fully funded
  • Annual training and development budget
  • Relocation assistance

Ideally you will already be based in New Zealand and hold the following qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in geotechnical engineering
  • Civil Engineering and NZ based experience would be advantageous
  • A tertiary qualification in geotechnical engineering
  • CPEng registered or currently working towards this.

If you are keen to learn more or have a initial confidential discussion please contact Mike on