Senior Geotechnical Engineer / Analyst

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Remuneration: $ per annum

Location: Perth

Type: Full Time

Posted: 21/10/2019


Working with the Manager - Geotechnics and the broader Perth Geotechnical team, this position will see you involved in the following activities:

  • Geotechnical design for large scale transport infrastructure projects, including upcoming D&C and Alliance project opportunities
  • Completing geotechnical analysis of complex foundations, retaining structures, mine processing infrastructure and marine structures using industry standard software and boutique spreadsheet solutions
  • Carrying out assessments of tailings liquefaction (both static and dynamic) and tailing embankment stability and deformation
  • Leading and contributing to the preparation of proposals and bids for projects
  • Coordinating the work of a design teams and mentoring less experienced team members

What you will bring to the team

  • Minimum 5 to 10 years experience in a similar role;
  • Degree in Civil, Geotechnical or Geological Engineering;
  • Post graduate qualifications, preferably to doctorate level, with an emphasis on finite element analysis, soil/structure interaction;
  • Demonstrated experience with numerical modelling software, particularly Plaxis (2D & 3D) and FLAC;
  • Deep understanding of soil 
  • Ability to manage several jobs at once and determine priorities
  • Ability to work independently and in a small team;
  • Robust written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues concisely
  • An interest in coaching and mentoring to technically strengthen the team capabilities

Our commitment to you 
Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity. 

In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements. 

Why GHD? 
Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities. 

So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

About GHD
As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. 

In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience. 


Please click on the apply now link to lodge your application.
Contact - Rachel van Proctor 
T (+61 8 6222 8592) 

Salary commensurate with experience $107,000 - $176,000 package

GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. 

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