Full Time

Principal / Senior Engineering Geologist

Posted 3 days ago by Aecom
Wellington, NZL
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Company Description**

**At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.**

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future.

**Job Description**

Our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team in Wellington is expanding and we are looking for a Senior / Principal Engineering Geologist. As a Senior / Principal, you will be a key member of our multi-disciplined engineering team. To be successful in the role you will utilise your technical and industry experience during the whole life cycle of a project from scoping, organisation and supervision of investigations, to desktop studies, derivation of ground models, geohazard assessments, and report writing.

We have a wide range of projects across the infrastructure sector shaping New Zealand’s landscape including a number of major symbolic projects, as well as opportunities to gain exposure to, and experience on global – mega projects. As a result, your skills as an Engineering geologist with experience in completing geotechnical designs and proficiency with relevant software packages will be highly valued.

As a Senior / Principal Engineering Geologist, you will also provide technical mentoring for junior team members on projects to deliver high-standard outcomes for AECOM clients. You will also be involved in regular client and contractor liaison, and business development activities.

**As a Senior / Principal Engineering Geologist you will:**

+ Comply with the AECOM Safety, Health & Environment (SH&E) policy by adopting best work practices

+ Possess and demonstrate solid functional and/or technical knowledge, skills and abilities specific to role/level and apply them effectively in connection with business goals.

+ Hold a general understanding of other civil infrastructure disciplines (e.g. geometrics, stormwater, pavement) to effectively deliver civil designs

+ Use previous site experience to incorporate constructability and ‘fit for purpose’ solutions into the design

+ Appreciation of quality processes and ensure deliverables are checked and verified

+ Effectively produce proposals, reports, documents or materials in business and industry-specific language

+ Monitor your time to ensure project/task profitability, communicating performance against plan to Project Managers

+ Foster teamwork among members and across the organisation

+ Provide leadership, guidance and mentoring to junior members of the team

**Qualifications**

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Experience in engineering geology, geotechnical engineering, field investigation and construction supervision

+ Experience with evaluation of alternative solutions, design development and preparation of schedules of quantities, preparation of tender/contract documents and administration of contracts

+ Experience in utilising scientific principles, theories, practices, using geotechnical design software and existing technologies to develop technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems

+ Preferably in excess of 5 years’ professional experience in an Engineering Geologist role (Senior)

+ Preferably in excess of 7 years’ professional experience in an Engineering Geologist role (Principal)

+ Some experience in key client contract management

+ Experience in delivering projects or a section of a project

+ Experience working as a Consultant

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Postgraduate degree in Engineering Geology, BE or ME or similar related qualification

+ Senior, 5+ years professional experience

+ Principal, 7+ years professional experience

+ Preferably a chartered professional (CPEng or PEngGeol) or progressing towards chartership. Professional members of other relevant professional bodies will also be considered

**Additional Information**

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

**Join us and let’s get started.**

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

**ReqID:** J10078084

**Business Line:** Transportation

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** ANZ

**Career Area:** Science