Geotechnical Engineer

Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JBU04102020
Contact Name: Jackson Burton
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2020 12:01

Job Description

My Client a Multidisciplinary consultancy with offices throughout Australia is currently seeking a Graduate-Junior Geotechnical Engineer with experience operating small Auger Drilling rigs to join their Geotechnical Team based in Sydney.  

What will your day look like?

  • Undertake fieldwork activities and fieldwork supervision.
  • Travel and work in the field and in remote locations.  Interstate travel may be required as part of your employment
  • Assist with geotechnical analyses for foundations and retaining walls investigations, slope stability investigations, pavement designs, and earthworks supervision.
  • Ensure adequate sampling and laboratory work is carried out to establish design soil and rock conditions.
  • Participate in the delivery of projects, ensuring work outputs are of a high technical standard and are quality assured.
  • Effectively communicate design outcomes with the clientele.
  • Assist in providing critical analysis of data to develop and implement practical and commercial solutions for our clientele.
  • Work with a variety of experienced and professional engineers and scientists in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ensure OHS procedures are adhered to under all circumstances.
 You will have: 
  • A tertiary qualification in Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Civil Engineering, or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution
  • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Experience operating or a willingness to learn to operate small Auger Drilling Rigs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient skills and understanding of computer systems for monitoring and reporting of data (particularly Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • An ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Knowledge of Australian and Industry standards
  • Physically fit enough to be able to perform field duties
  • Current valid driver’s license.
 For any questions relating to this role or any other opportunities with D&B and our clients please contact Jackson Burton on 02 9376 8200 or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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