BTW Company Ltd

  • Posted: 13 Feb 2024
  • Location: New Plymouth
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Classification: Engineering
Operating since 1973, BTW is an innovative, solutions-focused group of Surveyors, Planners, Civil and Geotechnical Engineers, Environmental Scientists, UAV pilots, 3D Geospatial and GIS experts. BTW’s staff of over 90 professionals are leaders in their fields with unparalleled experience on projects, both in Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas. BTW’s multidisciplinary teams operate from offices in New Plymouth, Hamilton, Taupō and Raglan.

This Opportunity at BTW:

We are looking for a Geotechnical Engineer who is innovative, wants to achieve, grow, and help lead our Geotechnical Team based in our New Plymouth office. Ideally you will have good experience and capability to a senior or principal level, and hold CPEng or PEngGeol (or be on a path to gain Chartered status).
This opportunity will enable you to be a core member of our Geotechnical Team, which is led by our Geotechnical Team Leader and Engineering Directors, who will empower you to develop yourself and your career.

As a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer you will need to have a strong ability to undertake geotechnical design, investigations, reports and sketches to professional and relevant standards along with the ability to review these for sign off.
Ideally this role is a full time position however depending on the right candidate we are open to a Senior/Principal Engineer who would like to work part time to enjoy a great work life balance in Taranaki.

This is your chance to begin an exciting journey with BTW. You will become a core part of the overall team and you will be making history with BTW and will feel that your contribution makes a tangible difference.

As a Senior/Principal Geotechnical Engineer at BTW, you will be responsible for undertaking the following work, depending on your skill set:

Provide engineering services to clients, using practical engineering solutions in a timely fashion. This often includes following the project from identification of issues to construction of physical works.
Lead large geotechnical projects and provide technical guidance to team members.
Undertake geotechnical design, investigations, reports and sketches to professional and relevant standards including the review of documentation.
Provide support to other aspects of the engineering team as workload dictates.
To apply for this role you ideally need:

A suitable degree, diploma, or equivalent qualification.
Chartered member of Engineering New Zealand (CMEngNZ) and CPEng (or PEngGeol) registered, or about to achieve chartership.
At least 8 years’ consulting experience post degree related to Geotechnical engineering – with a significant amount of experience gained in New Zealand.
Strong knowledge/interest in geotechnical engineering, soil and rock mechanics.
Previous experience assisting and mentoring geotechnical staff
Experience overseeing projects.
The ability to develop and sustain strong relationships with staff, customers, and contractors.
To be motivated, professional, cooperative, and responsive to the needs of the team and clients.
BTW Company will offer you:

Competitive remuneration and optional paid overtime.
Employee Benefits package which includes Health and Income Protection Insurance.
Flexi-time which provides an excellent work-life balance, so you can enjoy what Taranaki has to offer.
A fantastic employee-led Training and Development Programme.
A positive office and company culture.
An engaging Leadership Team who will support and nurture your career.
If you believe you have the right skills and experience, please express your interest in the role by clicking ‘Apply'.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, please phone Ian Steele - Director Engineering on 027 6881 441 or email [email protected]

You must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.