McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 17-Mar-2020 to 16-May-2020 (MST)
  • Auckland, AUK, NZL
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

McMillen Jacobs Associates' Auckland office is looking for a Geotechnical  Engineer with 7+ years of experience. The successful candidate will provide design and consulting on projects within New Zealand and Australia. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic office experiencing rapid growth in a healthy market focused on infrastructure development, specifically in the underground sector for the foreseeable future.


  • Assist in geotechnical design of tunnels and shafts, including temporary excavation support and permanent support systems.
  • Work on a variety of office and field assignments, with a focus on geotechnical engineering analyses, development of drawings, specifications, calculations, and technical memoranda/reports that present the basis of design.


  • Bachelors of Engineering with a geotechnical emphasis.
  • Ability to develop and review designs, drawings, specifications, and technical memoranda.
  • Knowledge of temporary excavation support, as well as tunnel excavation, ground support and permanent lining construction methods would be considered advantageous.
  • Experience in using geotechnical software for ground stability and ground/structure interaction modelling (e.g., Slide and other rocscience software, PLAXIS or FLAC)
  • AutoCAD experience would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills (fluent in English for both spoken and written).
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills are essential.
  • Willing to travel within Australia and New Zealand for short term

Company Bio:

McMillen Jacobs Associates is a full-service engineering, environmental, and construction firm in the transportation, heavy civil underground, water resources, hydropower, and fisheries, markets. We are able to contribute to a project at the planning stage, navigate the regulatory requirements, develop a design, manage and self-perform construction, start-up, and commissioning.

Currently serving clients with over 430 staff members from 21 offices located in four countries, our superior technical skills include: geotechnical, civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering; tunnel and underground project engineering; hydraulics and hydrology. We also have leading professionals in design and construction-related services for underground tunnels and stations, large-diameter wastewater and water tunnels and pipelines, heavy rail, light rail; fisheries; hydropower; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) licensing and regulatory assistance; dam safety; spillway, intake, and water conveyance design and rehabilitation; as well as claims and dispute resolution.

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