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Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist - Newcastle

GHD Posted: 12/10/2021
Location: Newcastle, Australia Type:  N/A
Disciplines:  Geotechnical Engineering
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Our Northern NSW Region is currently seeking an experienced Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist with the opportunity based in either our Newcastle or Central Coast Office.
Utilising your skills and experience (1 to 5 years), you will support a variety of projects from small site investigations to large multidisciplinary projects such as road and rail infrastructure, water and tailings dams, mine subsidence assessment, slope stability and remediation, utilities infrastructure and building developments.
Our Geotechnics Team support the NNSW region, comprising offices in Newcastle, Central Coast, Port Macquarie, Coffs Harbour, Singleton, Tamworth, and Orange. We work closely with our geotechnics colleagues in Sydney and around Australia to facilitate project resourcing and on the job training.

Key responsibilities will see you:
  • Planning, organising and undertaking field work activities for geotechnical site investigations including mapping, test pitting, borehole drilling, in-situ testing and sampling.
  • Undertaking and assisting in geotechnical assessment and report including for underground utilities, road and rail pavement, foundation design, slope stability assessment and design, mine subsidence, dams and buildings.
  • Contributing and gaining exposure to the project life cycle with input into scoping, coordinating activities, undertaking investigations, data processing, analysis, technical report writing and project management.

What would you bring to the team:
  • Tertiary qualification in civil engineering or earth sciences
  • A valid driver's license (minimum P1)
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in the field (both remote and interstate)
  • Willingness to learn and experience new opportunities within a multidisciplinary organisation
  • Intermediate computer skills with demonstrated experience in the utilisation of Microsoft Office

Interested? Apply online now by submitting your CV and Cover Letter
GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
We respectfully ask that no agency resumes be presented at this stage.
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