Looking for a job in Geotechnical Engineering?

Geoconsult is a friendly team of professional Geotechnical Engineers and Engineering Geologists. We are experiencing a steadily increasing workload with many interesting and varied projects ahead of us. The projects include single house sites, subdivisions, roads, bridges, pipelines, schools and multi-storey building developments.

We have offices in Auckland, Northland, Tauranga and Christchurch.

Geoconsult are always looking for experienced Geotechnical Engineers. Please do not hesitate forward a CV and cover letter to shona@geoconsult.co.nz if you wish to explore employment opportunities that we may have within the company. Your job enquiry will be strictly confidential.

Current Vacancies

Senior Geotechnical Engineer – Auckland

We are currently looking for an experienced geotechnical engineer to join our friendly team in Auckland. The position would suit a career driven engineer who is a Chartered Professional Engineer or working towards becoming one. If not chartered, encouragement will be given to achieve this by providing the necessary technical support and training.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • A university degree in civil or geotechnical engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant post-graduate experience, with minimum of 3 years in New Zealand
  • Understanding of New Zealand codes, standards, regulations and guidelines around geotechnical engineering
  • Experience in foundation design, settlement analysis, slope stability, liquefaction assessment and retaining walls
  • Understanding of onsite stormwater and wastewater design
  • Ability to work well in a team environment, but also self-motivated to work independently in an efficient manner
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Hold a full clean NZ driver’s licence
  • Hold a valid NZ work visa or resident status

A competitive salary will be provided.

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to: shona@geoconsult.co.nz


Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer – Auckland

We are currently seeking an intermediate level Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in our Auckland office. The role will involve a mixture of office work and fieldwork. The office work will involve analysing the results of the site investigation work, undertaking calculations, providing recommendations and writing geotechnical reports. There will also be some inspection work during construction. The fieldwork may comprise hand auger and test pit work, machine drilling supervision and core logging.

The job would suit someone with the following attributes:

  • A degree in Engineering or Geology
  • A minimum of three year’s post-graduate experience in geotechnical engineering
  • At least one year’s experience in geotechnical work in the New Zealand, including report writing
  • Good communication skills (both written and oral)
  • A desire to work towards Chartered statusĀ and career development
  • Hold a full clean NZ driver’s licence
  • Hold a valid NZ work visa or resident status

Salary is dependent on experience.

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter to: shona@geoconsult.co.nz