Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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

Is the grass greener in Hamilton?

With 145 parks and gardens; 63 sports areas; a mild climate and moderate year round rainfall – we would say yes it is!

Not only is the grass greener – there are many other reasons to make Hamilton your home.

We are the largest inland city in NZ, the centre of the of the upper North Island’s developing road network; have a young and innovative population (over 50% of the population are under 30) and home to a vibrant cultural, sporting and entertainment hub.

Not that this spoils the natural beauty of the area – Hamilton is at the centre of one of the richest agricultural areas in the world and with the mighty Waikato flowing through its centre, you will be spoilt for choices to recharge your batteries.

Beca in Hamilton

Over 100 people from a broad range of engineering disciplines work out of our Hamilton office, which has a depth of knowledge and exciting office culture that enables our people to play a huge role in the day to day life of people in the Waikato region.  With the strong focus that we have on our people, we are open to discussing different flexible work arrangements for this role.

To be part of this exciting growth, we are looking for a Senior or Associate level Geotechnical Engineer.  This will be a varied role that includes managing and delivering projects with support from our technical specialists, liaising with clients, guiding and growing younger members of the team.  There will be the opportunity to plan and execute field assignments as well as the preparation of technical proposals and reports, undertaking design and design management, liaising with clients and providing senior review.

About you

You will have a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree would be advantageous) in civil or geotechnical engineering,  ideally have a consultancy background, strong written and verbal communication skills, an enthusiasm for getting things done and a willingness to constantly learn and develop.

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.