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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Cardno Posted: 12/11/2021
Location: Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia Type:  Full Time
Disciplines:  Geotechnical Engineering
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Cardno's Geotechnical Services team provides strategic and practical geotechnical solutions to a variety of clients across a wide range of sectors. Due to growth opportunities within the Northern Territory, we are currently seeking expressions of interest from a highly motivated Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist to join our enthusiastic and dynamic multidisciplinary team in Darwin. The workload is currently delivered by drawing resources from Perth and Mackay and we are looking to deliver from Darwin.
The role will be based in Darwin, initially as the sole geotechnical professional. The position will be supported by our team of geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists based in Perth to provide external clients and the Cardno civil, structural and environmental professionals in the Darwin office with high quality geotechnical services.

Job Description:

The role
Cardno's Geotechnical Services team provides strategic and practical geotechnical solutions to a variety of clients across a wide range of sectors. Due to growth opportunities within the Northern Territory, we are currently seeking expressions of interest from a highly motivated Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist to join our enthusiastic and dynamic multidisciplinary team in Darwin. The workload is currently delivered by drawing resources from Perth and Mackay and we are looking to deliver from Darwin.
The role will be based in Darwin, initially as the sole geotechnical professional. The position will be supported by our team of geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists based in Perth to provide external clients and the Cardno civil, structural and environmental professionals in the Darwin office with high quality geotechnical services.
The suitable candidate is required to be a self-starter and be able to make and build on connections and relationships with professionals in other Cardno disciplines as well as promote Cardno geotechnical services to external clients. They should have the desire, passion, knowledge and skills to grow their own geotechnical team in Darwin, with support from Perth and the other Cardno offices. This is truly an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to step up into a role with huge career development potential. Come and 'Work your Way'; at Cardno in Darwin. Exciting Work. Challenging Work. All with Flexible Working.
Specifically, your duties will include -
  • Participating in the delivery of projects, undertaking fieldwork activities and fieldwork supervision
  • Undertaking geotechnical analytical analyses in areas such as slope stability, pavement designs, foundations and retaining walls (as appropriate to experience)
  • Building and managing client relationships through effective and commercially astute business development
  • Promote the business and develop growth opportunities
  • Provision of accurate and efficient geotechnical design and investigation services in accordance with project times and budgets (as appropriate to experience)
  • Managing key projects from start to finish in line with project specifications
  • Working with a wide range of experienced and highly qualified geotechnical engineers, civil engineers, geologists and environmental scientists/engineers

About you
To be successful you will display -
  • Tertiary qualifications in Geotechnical Engineering or Geology
  • >10 years' experience in Geotechnical Engineering or Geology
  • Business acumen to financially manage a team delivering projects
  • Business development and leadership experience
  • Acute communications skills to liaise with the team, senior management and external stakeholders to produce commercial, client focused outcomes
  • A client service focus with strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work effectively in team environments
  • Strong report writing skills combined with excellent communication skills

Why join Cardno?
Cardno offers meaningful opportunities for each individual member of our team to grow, make an impact and leave a legacy for local communities, globally.
By joining Cardno, you will be part of an environment where you can collaborate with leading experts from diverse backgrounds, access development programs to achieve your career goals, and be challenged to take a global outlook.
Our career development for our staff is paramount and we have structured training, and clear career paths whether your passion is in technical, leadership, business development or project management (or anything in between).
At Cardno, we take care of the people that keep our business, clients and communities thriving. We offer benefits and initiatives to enhance your health and wellbeing, including parental leave, purchased leave and flexible working arrangements.

About Cardno
We are a global provider of integrated professional services which enrich the physical and social environment for the communities in which we live and work. Our team of multidisciplinary specialists has more than 70 years' experience in designing, developing and delivering sustainable projects and community advancement programs.
www.cardno. com/careers

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