Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Reference: JBU0207
Job Published: July 09, 2020 09:16

Job Description

My Client an end-to-end supplier of engineering, surveying, and geotechnical services to the building and land development industries is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join their Geotechnical Department on a full-time permanent basis in Sydney.  

In this role you will be required to:
  • Work with a wide range of experienced and highly qualified geotechnical engineers, geotechnicians, surveyors and engineers.
  • 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)
  • Manage subcontractors and subcontractor costs
  • Undertake geotechnical analyses for; Foundations and retaining walls investigations, slope stability investigations, pavement designs, and earthworks supervision.
  • Undertake and report on Acid Sulphate Soil conditions and salinity.
  • Provide Onsite waste water investigations
  • 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.
  • Undertake project management under supervision.
  • Effectively communicate design outcomes with clientele.
  • Provide critical analysis of data to develop and implement practical and commercial solutions four 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.
We are looking for someone who has the following:
  • Qualifications in Engineering Geology, Geology or Civil Engineering, or equivalent from a recognised tertiary institution;
  • Geotechnical engineering experience (5 - 8 years)
  • Excellent verbal and written English 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; 
  • Open/valid driving license.
Whats on offer: 
  • An environment that challenges and welcomes innovation.
  • Leaders that nurture, support and develop the leader in you.
  • A team that is friendly and supportive.
  • Flexible work environment.
  • Are you ready for this new challenge full of new projects, great people, a new team, opportunities for personal and professional development and much more.
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 short listed candidates will be contacted.