Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Christchurch City Council

When you join the Christchurch City Council, you’ll be getting involved first-hand and working to shape the future of this city, our communities, and the environment. As well as working with awesome people within the organisation, you’ll find many opportunities to develop and progress your career with us. Christchurch City Council, where it’s possible to love what you do.

Are you a leading Geotechnical Engineer looking for the opportunity to leave a legacy and influence Christchurch’s future?

We are looking for an experienced New Zealand Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng), Geotechnical Engineer (or Engineering Geologist) with at least eight years in a similar role in a large scale, complex organisation. You will be a proven expert in the geotechnical field with a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and other geotechnical facets that are unique to Canterbury.

This role will allow you to lead industry working groups and projects that will shape not only yours but the city’s future.

As a senior professional advisor, you will provide an unparalleled level of knowledge to various stakeholders on issues relating to the MBIE Guidance, NZ Building Code, and Building Act. This is a senior position; it allows you to take true ownership and provide an essential service to the Canterbury community. Enjoy the variety of working on large pivotal projects within the city and smaller-scale projects from within the wider community.

Join an organisation offering many staff benefits and get satisfaction from making a difference for the City and the wider community working on challenging and complex projects. You will work in a vibrant office environment and receive plenty of professional and personal development opportunities while working within an inclusive and collaborative team of industry experts who support each other.

Are you passionate about creating a better future? Find out what’s possible, apply today.

Additional recruitment information:

  • Salary: Will be discussed with the successful applicant

To apply for this job, please go to our job site and enter the job code 24005NZGS

Applications close on Monday, 13 September 2021.

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