AECOM Technical Director Geotechnical Engineering in Auckland, New Zealand

Business Line Geotechnical

Position Title Technical Director Geotechnical Engineering

New Zealand - Auckland


Job Summary

AECOM New Zealand’s Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team offers an unprecedented opportunity for leading Geotech Engineers and Engineering Geologists. The team has a strong workload and promising pipeline. Current projects in hand include many of Auckland most important infrastructure projects such as the City Rail Link Package 3 Stations and Tunnels Tender Design, the Supporting Growth Alliance and the AMETI Eastern Busway Detailed Design and consenting. The team continues to deliver projects critical to Auckland’s growth. These include Central Interceptor for WaterCare, the City Rail Link Package 2 and the Additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing study. In addition to local work our NZ team supports our international projects with focus on Australia and the Pacific.

We are looking for a senior Geotechnical specialist to join our Auckland & Christchurch Geotechnical business in a Technical Director / Associate Director role. The role requires someone who has a strong technical ability, ability to win work and coach staff.

  • Work closely with the Ground Engineering and Tunnel business manager to deliver on strategic initiatives

  • Manage the delivery of complex Geotechnical design services

  • Be a Technical Advisor to clients both internal and external

  • Work closely with the bid team on key pursuits

  • Provide technical leadership, mentor staff and play an active role in business development

  • Develop, provide and promote geotechnical solutions, options and initiatives to meet client needs.

Minimum Requirements

  • Chartered Engineer with over 20 years’ experience in the Geotechnical field

  • Proven ability manage key relationships, lead teams and secure projects

  • Strong communication and mentoring skills

  • Leader in your field with the ability to maintain and raise our market profile in the region.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ / Masters’ Degree in Civil Engineering

  • CPEng or equivalent

  • Comprehensive knowledge of NZ design codes and earthquake engineering practices

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181499BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.