Associate Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Tauranga, New Zealand Date Listed: 24/07/2018 Closing Date: 24/07/2019

Transport and Infrastructure at Beca

Our Transport and Infrastructure work is at the heart of our business.  Developing and implementing solutions to complex problems, our team is helping to shape the world we live in across the Asia Pacific region – from highways to airports; from to bridges to tunnels.  We offer the opportunity to build a career path within a fascinating industry, in a business line that offers variety, challenge and tremendous growth potential.

We embrace the fact that people are our greatest asset.  It’s our people that set us apart, and who our clients keep coming back to. Passionate about what we do and the culture we have developed, we believe that key to our success is the teamwork and collaboration fostered, not only within Transport and Infrastructure, but right across the Beca Group.  It’s this culture that allows us to deliver excellence in technical delivery, client service and innovation in all that we do.

With the strong focus that we have on our people, we are open to discussing different flexible work arrangements for this role.

The opportunity

To be part of this exciting growth, we are looking for suitably qualified and experienced Senior/ Associate level Geotechnical Engineers to join our Auckland, Wellington and Tauranga teams.  As part of a national Geotechnical team, you will have the opportunity to work on small to large projects in the region and across New Zealand. If you have a passion for helping people develop their careers and are keen to advance your own technical, management and leadership skills, then this opportunity is for you.

Working with some of New Zealand’s best practitioners to deliver flagship projects, you will:-

  • Provide technical design advice for geotechnical and multi-disciplinary projects
  • Be experienced in work planning and financial management
  • Participate in, or lead, design teams
  • Build strong internal and external relationships
  • Prepare winning bids
  • Be passionate about learning
  • Develop and mentor others to grow successful careers

You will have a Civil Engineering Degree, with a strong track record earned in a consulting engineering environment.  Your design experience will have been gained on infrastructure and multi-disciplinary projects. Self-motivated, you strive for technical excellence and exceeding client expectations.  You are passionate about developing and motivating others, whilst ensuring that the team works collaboratively to deliver projects.

About Beca

Our clients do incredible things every day. They are transforming their communities and changing lives through the structures they build, the products they manufacture, the services they provide, and the families they support. And we are right there alongside them. We are the problem-solvers – the thinkers, the creators, the planners and practitioners – who understand their vision and make things happen! We are 3000-plus professionals spread across 19 offices across the Asia Pacific.

While our experience has been 98 years in the making, it’s the fresh talent we’re nurturing, the innovative thinking we’re developing and the connections that we’re forging, that get us most excited for the future.


We can provide support with relocation and immigration to suitable applicants. You can find out more about our people and projects by visiting

For further information contact Simon Kitto (Talent Acquisition Business Partner) – +61 2 8216 4634 or apply today!

Beca prides itself on supporting a diverse and inclusive culture – open to inputs from creative people of all genders, ethnicity, identity, thought and experiences.