Project Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer

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The Ghella Abergeldie Joint Venture is seeking a Project Geologist / Geotechnical Engineer to join the team on the Central Interceptor Project.

The Central Interceptor is New Zealand’s largest ever Wastewater Project consisting of close to 20km of tunnels, more than 17 shafts, a major pump station and substantial wastewater management and network infrastructure works. The project is located in Auckland.

Reporting to the Technical Manager and working alongside a team of highly skilled professionals, this role will provide an exciting opportunity for you to combine your geological expertise with your engineering experience.

Things you’ll get involved in:

  • Management of instrumentation and monitoring subcontractor and system. (GIS database with real time data from all instruments and automatic alarm and alert triggers)
  • Ensuring  instrumentation and monitoring meets consent and contract requirements
  • Reporting of monitoring data summaries to the construction team, design team and other internal stakeholders
  • Providing site geological support to the construction team (tunnels and shafts), and support for the technical team with temporary works
  • Reviewing advice from designers on geological issues and conducting independent assessments

The successful candidate will have:

  • 5-10 years’ experience working as a Senior Engineering Geologist or Senior Geotechnical Engineer, with strong geological skills
  • Experience working on large civil/infrastructure projects
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with the construction team
  • Full Class 1 driver's licence
  • Geological experience; tunnelling or deep excavation in the Auckland Waitematā area
  • Instrumentation, groundwater monitoring as well as lab testing experience ideal

If you are looking to make a positive impact, be part of a legacy project that has wide reaching benefits for Auckland and the community then we want to hear from you. 


Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Central Interceptor

Mount Eden
1024 Auckland Directions +64 9 9535 640

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If you are looking to make a positive impact and be part of a legacy project that has wide reaching benefits for Auckland and the community, you'll want to join our team.

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