We are HD Geo

We are a progressive geotechnical engineering company with offices in Hamilton, Auckland and New Plymouth.

At HD Geo, we value authenticity and integrity and believe in building trust through real talk. We are looking for candidates who will show up as their true selves, supporting each other and delivering smart exceptional outcomes for our clients.

We are after pragmatic individuals who see the bigger picture. While we’re specialists, we always take a broad view to find smart and effective solutions that create value and reduce risk. With us you will play a critical role in the successful delivery of a diverse range of projects from their inception to their completion.

You’ll find a high level of support at HD Geo, without feeling micromanaged, allowing you to remain calm under pressure. We encourage continuous learning, curiosity, and pushing the limits. At HD Geo we question, critique, evolve.

Join our close-knit group of amazing people. We are a team of diverse cultures providing a respectful, inclusive and safe working environment. We support ongoing professional and personal development, flexible work time management and provide company perks. And, we have an active Social Club who plan regular events for the Squad to enjoy.

We have an amazing, passionate team and pride ourselves on having a great work culture.

This is part of what makes us a great place to work.

Questions? Feel free to contact us.

Current Opportunities

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Auckland CBD, Auckland
Full time

Job Role: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Location: Auckland

As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you’ll undertake investigations, assessments, designs, reports, site observations, testing and construction observation – and that’s just touching the surface! Collaboration with structural and civil engineers to develop pragmatic design solutions is crucial. If you thrive in the areas of assessment and design, don’t miss this unique opportunity!

Key responsibilities:

  • Scope, prepare and conduct geotechnical site investigations and analyses
  • Design complex geotechnical engineering solutions (slope stability, settlement, liquefaction assessments)
  • Use dedicated software (Slide, Cliq, CPeT, WALLAP etc.) to understand data and model future conditions
  • Undertake geotechnical designs for complex scenarios (foundation design, retaining wall design, remedial design works, ground improvement etc.)
  • Communicate effectively with clients and contractors to ensure smooth coordination and site observation follow up
  • Mentoring of junior staff and review of geotechnical design calculations and reports
  • Undertake any other tasks as delegated by a Manager or Director

Key attributes:

  • Positive can-do attitude
  • A love of learning and expanding knowledge
  • Enjoy hands-on work in the outdoors
  • Strong relationship-building skills with clients/contractors
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of relevant processes, systems, and tools
  • Proficient interpretation of construction drawings and land maps
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Strong commitment to workplace health and safety practices

Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering or Science
  • 8+ years experience as a Geotechnical Engineer
  • CPEng Certification or in the process of applying
  • Valid NZ driver’s licence and NZ residency

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist

Auckland CBD, Auckland
Full time

Job Role: Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist
Location: Auckland

As an, Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist you’ll undertake investigations, assessments, designs, reports, site observations, testing and construction observation – and that’s just touching the surface! Collaboration with structural and civil engineers to develop pragmatic design solutions is crucial. If you thrive in the areas of assessment and design, don’t miss this unique opportunity!

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct geotechnical site investigations and analyses
  • Design complex geotechnical engineering solutions (slope stability, settlement, liquefaction assessments)
  • Conduct site assessments to determine appropriate locations for structures/foundations
  • Use dedicated software to understand data and model future conditions
  • Complete foundation assessments
  • Undertake geotechnical designs for complex scenarios
  • Prepare drawings and/or provide information to others for plans and drawings
  • Communicate effectively with clients and contractors to ensure smooth coordination and site observation follow up

Key attributes:

  • Positive can-do attitude
  • A love of learning and expanding knowledge
  • Enjoy hands-on work in the outdoors
  • Strong relationship-building skills with clients/contractors
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Working knowledge of relevant processes, systems, and tools
  • Proficient interpretation of construction drawings and land maps
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Strong commitment to workplace health and safety practices

Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering or Science
  • Minimum of 3 years of geotechnical consulting experience
  • Valid NZ driver’s licence and NZ residency

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We look forward to receiving your application!