Engineering Geologist

Wellington, New Zealand

We are New Zealand's leading provider of Earth and geoscience research and consultancy services. Our Active Landscape Department is responsible for Engineering and Earthquake Geology research and commercial activities in fields including earthquake-induced landslides, rainfall-induced landslides, ground characterisation for earthquake hazards (liquefaction and ground shaking amplification), active faulting, paleoearthquake and paleotsunami studies.

We are currently seeking an experienced Engineering Geologist to undertake landslide hazard and risk assessment for a range of commercial and research projects.

If you have:

  • A MSc (preferably PhD) in Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering
  • At least two years' experience in on-site field geological and geomorphological mapping and ground investigations
  • At least 5 years' experience in Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering Consulting and Research is desirable
  • Experience in landslide hazard and risk assessments, including statistical modelling, and potentially slope stability and runout modelling
  • Experience of using GIS, specifically ArcGIS and
  • A demonstrated ability to write reports on field operations, the data collected and results,

then we would like to hear from you.

For further information about this position and to apply online please visit

Closing date: Sunday, 19 November 2017

posted: 03 November 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.