Jacobs Principal Geotechnical Engineer - New Zealand in London, United Kingdom
Exciting relocation opportunity: We are looking for talented professionals from the UK to join our team in New Zealand and contribute to our dynamic and growing organisation.
Attractive relocation package: We offer a comprehensive relocation package that includes assistance with visas, flights, and accommodation, as well as other perks to help make the transition to New Zealand as smooth as possible.
Experience New Zealand: This is a unique opportunity to experience the stunning natural beauty and laid-back lifestyle of New Zealand.
Are you ready to take your technical leadership skills to the next level? Jacobs are looking for a Senior Associate or a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join our dynamic Ground Engineering team in Auckland, New Zealand.
As our new Geotechnical Engineering expert, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of our Ground Engineering team. Reporting to the Section Lead – Ground Engineering, you'll bring your extensive engineering design and management expertise to bear on a wide range of Transport infrastructure projects across the ANZ region.
But that's not all - as a key member of our team, you'll also have the opportunity to mentor and guide the development of our geotechnical team, promoting knowledge sharing and technical excellence in Geotechnical Engineering. Plus, you'll have the chance to manage bid processes, win new business, and coach and develop both new and existing team members.
We know that moving to a new country can be a big decision, which is why we offer a comprehensive relocation package to help make the transition as smooth as possible. And with New Zealand's stunning natural beauty and relaxed lifestyle, this is the perfect opportunity to experience a new culture while advancing your career in Geotechnical Engineering – especially if you are interested in seismic design.
So if you're ready to take your career to new heights and join a team of industry leaders, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our growing team in Auckland and become a key part of our success story.
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Here’s What You’ll Need:
Degree in Civil Engineering or related field: We're looking for someone who has the academic qualifications to back up their experience in geotechnical investigation and design.
Extensive experience in varied geotechnical projects: You'll need to have experience in a variety of areas, including tunnelling, slope risk assessment, and dam engineering. You should also be familiar with earthworks, foundations, retention systems, slope stability, geological modelling, material parameter development, consolidation, and settlement.
Independent design review and approval skills: You'll be able to confidently review and approve geotechnical designs and documentation completed by others, ensuring they meet relevant guidelines and codes of practice.
Strong planning and coordination skills: With proven experience in planning, coordinating, and supervising geotechnical investigations and technical reporting, you'll be able to hit the ground running and take charge of your own projects.
Transport and infrastructure design experience: Your strong knowledge of geotechnical design and experience delivering geotechnical designs for both transport and general infrastructure projects will be a key asset in this role.
With these qualifications, you'll have the opportunity to take on challenging projects and help shape the future of the geotechnical engineering industry in New Zealand.
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