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Geotechnical Engineer

Jacobs Posted: 24/03/2021
Location: Melbourne Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Geotechnical Engineering
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The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea - when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.
Due to ongoing project success in our Transport market our geotechnical team in Melbourne have another opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to help support the growth of the business across the NZSEA region. Reporting to the Ground Engineering Leader for Sourthern & New Zealand, the purpose of this role is to undertake geotechnical design and analysis, to manage and undertake geotechnical investigations, factual and interpretative reporting under the supervision of senior personnel in the team. Supervison and support graduate staff.
You will undertake combined field & office related activities, including site walkovers and inspections, ground investigations, supervision of local subcontractors, field monitoring and testing, lab testing, and construction phase monitoring. For significant design inputs, you will support and interface with our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teams on Australia projects, working between GID and the ground engineering team in Melbourne.You will enjoy working in diverse team which are focused on providing technical solutions to our client's projects.
Key requirements for the role:
  • Relevant degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology.
  • Familiarity with site investigation techniques
  • Geotechnical reporting skills
  • Geotechnical Software (gINT, Slope/W, PLAXIS etc) and analysis/design techniques
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • General familiarity with geology of Melbourne area. A comprehensive understanding of HSEC requirements and industry approaches

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With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we've gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You'll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too - from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you'll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals - all at a single global company.
Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.
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Organization: PPS
Work Locations: AU - Melbourne Flinders Street, Level 11, 452 Flinders Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Melbourne, 3000
Capabilities: Geotechnical and Tunnel

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