Engineering Geologist in Christchurch, New Zealand

at Golder Associates
Location Christchurch, New Zealand
Date Posted April 12, 2019
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Christchurch, CanterburyEngineering Geologist
- (19000827)

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for an experienced Engineering Geologist to join our Ground Engineering team on a full-time basis based in Christchurch. You will be working with driven professionals across multi-discipline groups to deliver a wide variety projects in Christchurch and across New Zealand. Furthermore, you will also be involved in the following:
Provision of expert advice in area of specialty, namely engineering geology and geotechnical engineering
Preparation of technical reports, including the analysis and interpretation of technical data
Application of seismology and seismotectonics to engineering
Provide technical support and assistance to wider team members and projects
Assist with preparation of proposals and promotional material for the Ground Engineering team and other teams as required
Undertake various field work related tasks including, but not limited to, engineering geological/geomorphological mapping, visual site assessment and reporting of observations. From time to time it may be required to conduct geological logging associated with drilling and/or excavations, geotechnical and environmental sampling, dynamic cone penetration tests, or hand augering if other suitable staff are not available
Undertake training and mentoring of junior colleagues in the Ground Engineering (Southern) Team

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience
You will need to hold a minimum of a Bachelor degree in Geology, preference will be given to candidates who hold a PhD with expertise in earthquake hazard assessment & programming
Experience in slope stability analyses and design of retention systems
Furthermore you will have geotechnical design of foundations for a range of structures
Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
Technical reporting skills;
Good time management;
Your benefits at Golder will include:
Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
Option to purchase shares in Golder
Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result
Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
On the job training, mentoring and coaching
Global projects and travel opportunities
Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500+ professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Primary Location NZ-NZ-Christchurch
Schedule Full-time
Employee Status Regular
Experience (Minimum Yrs.) 5
Job Posting Apr 10, 2019, 1:00:52 AM

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