Principal Geotechnical Engineer

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Melbourne

Type: Full Time

Posted: 23/10/2019


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services with over 60,000 staff providing engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management services. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies. 

About the opportunity  

Our Transport group employs more than 8,000 professionals who support clients with innovative solutions to efficiently move people and goods across the globe. We focus our efforts in Aviation, Bridge, Highway, Ports & Maritime, Planning Services, Transit & Rail and Tunnels.  
An opportunity exists for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer in our Melbourne office who will provide technical leadership, and mentoring and advice for the ground engineering team, whilst servicing numerous clients within the infrastructure, mining, gas, power and water utilities and building sectors. 

About you 

The successful applicant should possess the following skills and experience: - 

  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering and/or geology degree.
  • Professional membership.
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Significant consulting experience in the geotechnical space.
  • Sound experience in various areas of geotechnical investigation, analysis and design in areas such as mining, tunnelling, slope risk assessment, ground improvement, foundations, dam engineering and associated infrastructure projects.
  • Sound understanding of relevant geotechnical standards and design software within areas of expertise.
  • Sound interpersonal and technical management skills demonstrated ability to lead a group of geotechnical engineers in delivering solutions.
  • Positive track record in client management and development in consulting. Ability to build & maintain strong client & team relationships.
  • Experience in planning and execution to achieve business goals.
  • A strong knowledge of the Australian market place, in particular industry and major Clients.

Why Jacobs? 

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.
One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs. It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures. 
Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link below.

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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