Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Civil Contractor – Auckland, New Zealand

Catalyst Recruitment is a New Zealand based International sourcing specialist. For the last ten years our team has been supporting our New Zealand clients with the expertise to locate and secure internationally qualified candidates to facilitate the delivery of New Zealand’s construction and engineering projects. Our approach is unique as we focus on the candidate. We ensure that you are provided with a seamless service ending in a successful migration to our beautiful country.

At present, New Zealand is the most exciting international destination for any construction or engineering professional. New Zealand has always offered the highest possible levels of work life balance and quality of life, but for the next 10 years we are able to offering career defining opportunities that match and surpass other traditional migration destinations. The future project list is impressive to say the least.

So – now all you need is a job! Well here it is…

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

I am working with one of New Zealand’s leading civil contractors to find a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for their Auckland Office. I have recruited for this company for many years and can honestly say that they have the best employment culture within the New Zealand market and a brilliant ability to win the most exciting projects.

You will be an accomplished Senior Design Engineer with significant (8+ years) experience gained working for either Consultants or Contractors on large civil and infrastructure projects. Your expertise will include geotechnical design and construction, estimating and planning relating to civil, marine and tunnel construction. Your projects will include areas such as slope stability, foundations, trenchless and underground and retaining walls.

You will have extensive experience offering engineering experience at tender stage and as part of bid teams through to project completion, all the time liaising with internal teams as well as external consultants, subcontractors, clients and other stakeholders.

Other competencies will include;

  • An engineering degree or equivalent
  • An analytical and solution based approach to complex engineering and construction issues.
  • Have excellent leadership and communication skills
  • A competent understanding of appropriate programmes and software
  • A desire to be part of a winning team

The client is open to International experience of the highest calibre and will provide appropriate relocation expenses. The role offers an excellent salary as part of a package that includes a vehicle and superannuation allowance. This is a major New Zealand client that works both locally and internationally so there is significant opportunity to further your career. If this interests you, send a copy of your CV to Phil at

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