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Senior Engineering Geologist - Hastings

Stantec Australia

Location: Hawke's Bay

Job Type: Full time



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Your opportunity to join Stantec’s winning team!

We know that what we do really matters, which is why at Stantec we design with community in mind.

Our Hastings transportation team continues to win and deliver some of the region’s most iconic projects. If you are looking to join a firm that offers the perfect mix between exciting projects, career development and work/life balance then look no further.

One difference between Stantec and our competitors is that we have an emphasis on professional and personal development and will take steps to help you achieve your career goals. We also have a culture of delivering as a team and our Hastings office has a healthy and vibrant culture. At Stantec you will be backed by a Global company but delivering at a local level.

The opportunity | Ko te āheinga

You'll join a team of engineering geologists and geotechnical engineers where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the geotechnical leadership group and global community to help shape the development of the Asia Pacific geotechnical team. You’ll be involved in a range of engineering projects including dams and hydropower, transportation, and water and wastewater infrastructure throughout New Zealand and Asia Pacific.

Key aspects of this role include:

  • Provide technical leadership
  • Determine internal and external client requirements
  • Conduct and manage field data acquisition, site investigations and testing
  • Develop ground models and provide input into specifications and drawings to ensure that geotechnical designs provide appropriate solutions
  • Provide engineering geological expertise to meet project needs
  • Develop strong working relationships with existing and new clients to help expand Stantec’s market share.


Senior Engineering Geologist - Hastings


About you | E pā ana ki a koe

We're looking for competent engineering geologists, with 8+ years’ experience, preferably Engineering NZ accredited or approaching that level, ideally gained by working in New Zealand. Previous experience in Australia or Asia Pacific would be useful. You'll have a strong background in engineering geology and being familiar with industry standard design software including logging software (gINT/Holebase), and numerical slope modelling (Slope W) would be a benefit. You'll also need a track record of managing client relationships and winning work.

Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Type: Regular

Job Category: Geological Engineer, Geology

Preferred Specifications:

What we offer | Nga huanga mōu

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing are ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts
  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
  • Mentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others
  • Professional Memberships
  • Health Insurance – Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) – Life Insurance
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru

Apply online.

To discuss in more detail contact Margaret McMeel 09 580 4502 or 027 544 2930 or apply directly online.

Applications close Monday 30th January 2023

About Stantec:

About us | E pā ki a mātou

The Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

Location :

New Zealand-Hastings


New Zealand


Hawkes Bay