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.

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

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer – North Shore, Auckland

Job Type: Full-Time

About Us:

Geoconsult is a leading engineering consulting firm specialising in geotechnical engineering services. Our work spans across diverse areas, including residential and commercial developments, earthworks monitoring, landslide and hazard assessment and retaining wall design, building settlements, liquefaction assessment and geotechnical inspections. We are dedicated to shaping the future of geotechnical engineering and offer exceptional career growth opportunities for driven individuals. We are currently seeking a dynamic and motivated intermediate level Geotechnical Engineer to join our team in our Auckland office.

Job Description:

As a Geotechnical Engineer at Geoconsult, you will have the unique opportunity to learn and grow in a supportive and collaborative environment. You will work closely with experienced professionals on a variety of projects. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Conducting geotechnical investigations and site assessments.
  • Performing fieldwork, including soil and rock testing.
  • Supervising drilling contractors and fieldwork management.
  • Collaborating with senior engineers to enhance your skills.
  • Preparing geotechnical reports and recommendations with the guidance of experienced senior engineers.
  • Contributing to project design by providing geotechnical input.
  • Monitoring construction sites and assisting in solving geotechnical challenges.
  • Learning and applying geotechnical software and analysis tools.
  • Supporting the team in achieving project goals and deadlines.

Qualifications and Experience:

To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or a related field.
  • Approximately 2 to 5 years geotechnical experience with at least 2 years in New Zealand.
  • A good working understanding of fundamental geotechnical engineering principles.
  • A strong desire to learn and grow in the field of geotechnical engineering.
  • Familiarity with common geotechnical software and analysis tools.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Enthusiasm for hands-on fieldwork and data collection.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.


  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for mentorship and professional development
  • Exposure to a wide range of geotechnical projects
  • Supportive and inclusive work culture
  • Clear pathways for career advancement

How to Apply:

If you are an intermediate level or early-career geotechnical engineer with a passion for geotechnical engineering and a desire to learn and grow, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and qualifications to shona@geoconsult.co.nz. Be sure to include “Geotechnical Engineer Application” in the subject line.

Geoconsult is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences. We look forward to reviewing your application and potentially welcoming you to our team!

Applications close 30 November 2023