Engineering Geological Surveyor
We are seeking an Engineering Geological Surveyor to support the Engineering Geology team, whose main research and commercial work relates to landslide hazards and their related risks.
As the team surveyor you will be undertaking extensive fieldwork in remote locations around New Zealand using innovative survey equipment such as terrestrial and drone-mounted lidar systems. You will also have to respond to natural hazard events such as earthquakes and landslides. You will need a strong survey background and an interest in Earth Science and geohazards.
Your main tasks would be: managing and maintaining the teams survey equipment comprising state-of-the-art terrestrial and drone-based lidar systems as well as GNSS and RTK systems; designing and executing field surveys; and post-processing captured topographic and ground deformation data used as inputs for our research and commercial projects.
New Zealand's borders are currently closed to all but New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. International candidates will still be considered, however, they might be required to work remotely as a contractor from overseas until New Zealand's borders reopen.
You will have:
On top of the technical skills required, you'll also need to work independently, apply initiative as well as take instruction from a range of staff and have a get things done attitude requiring high levels of energy and drive.
About GNS Science
GNS Science, Te Pu Ao, undertakes world-leading Earth science research. Our people are passionate, committed, and focused on bringing our vision of a cleaner, safer, more prosperous New Zealand to life. GNS offers a supportive, flexible work environment and professional career development.
GNS Science Engineering Geology team is responsible for research and consulting activities to investigate and manage earthquake-induced landslides, rainfall-induced landslides, and ground characterisation for earthquake hazards (liquefaction and ground shaking amplification). GNS offers a supportive and flexible work environment, professional career development and generous employee benefits.
Our people are at the heart of everything we do - it is a privilege to work with exceptional people who're making a significant contribution to science in New Zealand. And with over 25 nationalities represented across our staff, this truly is a diverse workforce.
Want to know more?
For further information about this position and to apply online please visit https://careers.sciencenewzealand.org/jobdetails/ajid/Zapb9/Engineering-Geological-Surveyor,41466.html.
Applications close: 17 January 2021