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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

AECOM Posted: 12/10/2021
Location: Sydney, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Geotechnical Engineering
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Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary
Our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team in Sydney is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer who is experienced in providing input to a range of civil engineering projects, including design. This role will give you the opportunity to develop your career and technical skills while supporting the geotechnical business.
To be successful, the candidate will be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the industry with a proven track record in the delivery of technical projects and be conversant with the standards that apply throughout the industry. We are looking for a team player with good basic skills, knowledge and experience.
As a valued member of the Sydney Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team, opportunities will exist to be involved in a project from the earliest stages of planning, ground investigation, design, and all the way through to construction phase services.
Your demonstrated experience will enable you to immediately contribute to the team. However, ongoing personal development is a major driver of the AECOM business. AECOM provides support and mentoring locally and from the greater ANZ business to ensure our staff develop the skills and experience necessary to meet and exceed our client's expectations.
Responsibilities would include:
  • Desk studies and walkover surveys.
  • Regular fieldwork including site inspections, field testing and contractor supervision;
  • Derivation of design parameters and production of geotechnical factual, interpretive and design reports;
  • Geotechnical Design experience using a range of software;
  • You will assist in preparation of bids and proposals and attend meetings with contractors and clients, both external and internal and work on multi-disciplinary project design teams. Depending on your interest there is scope to become involved in the management of projects.

Minimum Requirements
  • Relevant years' experience in a similar role;
  • Be well advanced in applying for or have achieved chartered engineer status with Engineers Australia, or equivalent;
  • Relevant experience enabling you to have developed a range of relative knowledge and skills;
  • You will have a working knowledge of Sydney Basin geology or the aptitude to quickly bring yourself up to speed with local geology;
  • You will have an understanding of specialist geotechnical software such as PLAXIS, SlopeW, gINT and the Rocscience suite and be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of CAD, GIS, and other geotechnical software would be an advantage;
  • You should be willing to travel within Australia and overseas for limited periods;
  • A current NSW driver's license or a licence that can be readily converted to a NSW licence.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Relevant tertiary qualification.

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250625BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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