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Water Resources

Intermediate/Senior Dam Engineer (Geotechnical Focus)

Intermediate/Senior Dam Engineer (Geotechnical Focus)


Water Resources


Auckland and Christchurch


16 May 2023


The position involves working on and providing technical inputs to support the development of new or existing earth-based dams and associated structures for a range of hydropower and water supply projects.

You will also have the opportunity to; undertake project management, get involved with managing client relationships and to support with the development of other staff.

Key sectors will work in: water supply, irrigation or energy.


We are interested in hearing from people who have the following:
• A BE Civil qualification or equivalent (Washington Accord)
• CPEng or on a pathway to obtaining CPEng
• Candidates with a geotechnical background who have experience in dam design
• Contextual understanding of other interfacing disciplines with dam design e.g. hydraulic design, hydrology, structural
• Preferably experience with detailed design, tendering, contract administration and construction supervision.
• Skilled in leading and delivery projects and working with clients

We offer scope to shape your position and career pathway based on your strengths and interest areas.


Learn more about what it’s like to work at Riley here

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