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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Jacobs Posted: 01/07/2021
Location: Perth 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 Perth have a new opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to help support the growth of the business in the region. Reporting to the Section Leader - Transport WA, the purpose of this role is to provide engineering capability to our project teams including managing risk on proposals and projects.You will have experience in providing technical input and client focused solutions across a range of projects that may include geotechnical design, technical report writing, managing discipline teams, site investigations, engineering geology and slope risk assessments. 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 undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology.
  • Either obtained or working towards a Chartered Professional Engineer or equivalent.
  • Experience in leadership and working in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sound experience in various areas of geotechnical investigation, analysis and design. Experience could include transport infrastructure; slope retention and retaining walls; numerical modelling; tunnelling; slope risk assessment; dam engineering and associated infrastructure (earthworks, foundations, retention systems, slope stability, geological modelling, material parameter development, consolidation and settlement) projects.
  • Sound understanding of relevant geotechnical standards and design software within areas of expertise.
  • Strong interpersonal and technical skills, with an interest to act in technical leadership roles.
  • Ability to build & maintain strong client & team relationships.
  • Experience in planning and execution of projects and strategies to achieve business goals.
  • A strong desire to work as part of wide team and interact with both internal and external stakeholders.

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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.
Organization: PPS
Work Locations: AU - Perth Adelaide Terrace, 8th Floor, Durack Centre, 263 Adelaide Terrace, Perth WA 6001, Perth, 6001
Capabilities: Geotechnical and Tunnel

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