Engineering Geologist - slope stability and landslide modeller

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 slope stability, landslide and debris runout modelling and assessments for a range of commercial and research projects.

If you have:
  • A MSc (preferably PhD) in Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering;
  • Experience in using slope stability, landslide runout and statistical modelling packages such as, but not limited to: Itasca UDEC, 3DEC, FLAC, FLAC3D; Geostudio QuakeW, SlopeW, SigmaW, Rocscience RS and/or SLIDE 2 and 3; RAMMS rockfall and debris flow modules; and statistical modelling packages.
  • At least two years' experience in on-site field geological and geomorphological mapping, ground investigations and slope stability modelling;
  • Experience in developing engineering-geological conceptual ground models for slopes and landslides;
  • At least 5 years' experience in Engineering Geology or Geotechnical Engineering Consulting and Research is desirable;
  • Experience of using GIS, specifically ArcGIS; and
  • A demonstrated ability to analyse data and write reports and papers on the results;
then we would like to hear from you.

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

Closing date: Monday, 22 January 2018

posted: 11 December 2017     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.