Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist- Intermediate

Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist- Intermediate

About the role:

You’ll be joining a dynamic and knowledgeable team in Gisborne while also being part of the national geotechnical team. There is a varied and a broad range of projects and clients which will have you exposed to the residential and commercial development sectors as well as infrastructure and local authority projects. We have a strong forward work-load, calling for additional resource at an intermediate level.

This role will see you onsite as well as in the office. You’ll be exposed to a range of site investigation techniques and industry software packages for analyses, and you’ll develop technical and reporting skills. At LDE we help grow you into a well-rounded engineer and with the necessary guidance and support you will become involved with client communications, scoping of work, project management and project budgets right from the start.  Being early in your engineering career, a role in Gisborne will provide experience in the challenging geology the region has to offer, providing a solid foundation on which to build your career

What we offer

  • Competitive rate of pay and payment for every hour worked.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Wellbeing support programme.
  • A friendly, inclusive work environment.
  • The opportunity to develop your technical, project and client management skills.
  • On the job mentoring and CPD opportunities.
  • Referral bonuses.
  • Opportunities to transfer within the company.

About you

You will be able to demonstrate initiative, work well in a team and enjoy working in a relaxed and supportive office environment where everyone pitches in. You’ll also have excellent oral and written communication skills.

You will need:

  • Bachelor of Science (Geology) (MSc/ PMEG in Engineering Geology preferred but not essential) or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Civil) or Washington Accord equivalent.
  • At least 2 years’ solid experience.
  • Full and current driver’s license
  • To be keen to get amongst it; and
  • keen to develop your consulting and commercial acumen.
  • The intention to work towards CPEng or PEngGeol would be advantageous.

About us:

LDE is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy who are deeply embedded in Tairāwhiti, and having grown from here, we now cover the North Island. We are a privately owned company which strives to be agile and proactive. We deliver Geotechnical, Civil, Structural and Environmental services with a client centric focus while promoting a healthy work/life balance.

Gisborne, Tairawhiti

Gisborne is going to be a bustling hub of engineering work for the next few years as the Cyclone Gabrielle recovery work gets underway. This is your opportunity to contribute to helping build back better.

Gisborne is the first city to see the light each day, and there’s no better place to watch the sunrise from Makorori or Wainui beach. You don’t have to be surfer to enjoy the coastline – but you might end up becoming one! Gisborne is also known for its warmer climate, local wine and food including kai moana. It has a strong local culture, and people who are community minded and welcoming.

How to apply:

Come and join us to develop your career with a company that provides opportunities for growth. Apply now by submitting your CV and cover letter via this website or email directly to [email protected]

For more information please email [email protected]

Job Category: Geotechnical Engineer Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Gisborne

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