Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist


Australia - New South Wales, Newcastle

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure team in Newcastle is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist to provide input into a range of civil engineering projects. Experience undertaking Ground Investigations, from inception to completion is required.

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 Newcastle Civil Infrastructure team, opportunities will exist to be involved in projects from the earliest stages of planning, ground investigation, design, and all the way through to construction phase services. Our close relationship with our Sydney office means you will support Sydney related projects where required.

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.

About the Role

Due to growth within our office we currently have an opportunity for experienced Geotechnical Engineers/Engineering Geologist to join our Newcastle Civil Infrastructure team, Responsibilities would include:

  • Desk studies and walkover surveys.
  • Ground Investigation: scoping, specifying, supervising, logging, mapping, interpretation of GI data, derivation of design parameters and production of Ground Investigation Reports.
  • Geotechnical Design: slope stability and earthworks design and the opportunity to get involved in design of shallow and piled foundations and retaining walls using a range of software. You will also contribute to Geotechnical Reports.
  • 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 the option to become involved in the management of projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Bachelor of Engineering, Geology or equivalent as a minimum);
  • Relevant experience enabling you to have developed a range of relative knowledge and skills;
  • You will have a working knowledge of regional geology, engineering geology/geotechnical engineering, and ground investigation practice;
  • Experience in mining-related investigations and projects would be an advantage;
  • You will be able to describe soils and rocks (in accordance with AS1726), appreciate geological features/structures, record your findings and write clear and concise reports;
  • Experience with gINT is essential. You should also be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of CAD, GIS, and other geotechnical software (such as Geostudio and Rocscience) would be an advantage;
  • A willingness to travel within Australia and New Zealand for limited periods where required;
  • A current driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

-

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.


Australia - New South Wales, Newcastle

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure team in Newcastle is seeking a Geotechnical Engineer/Engineering Geologist to provide input into a range of civil engineering projects. Experience undertaking Ground Investigations, from inception to completion is required.

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 Newcastle Civil Infrastructure team, opportunities will exist to be involved in projects from the earliest stages of planning, ground investigation, design, and all the way through to construction phase services. Our close relationship with our Sydney office means you will support Sydney related projects where required.

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.

About the Role

Due to growth within our office we currently have an opportunity for experienced Geotechnical Engineers/Engineering Geologist to join our Newcastle Civil Infrastructure team, Responsibilities would include:

  • Desk studies and walkover surveys.
  • Ground Investigation: scoping, specifying, supervising, logging, mapping, interpretation of GI data, derivation of design parameters and production of Ground Investigation Reports.
  • Geotechnical Design: slope stability and earthworks design and the opportunity to get involved in design of shallow and piled foundations and retaining walls using a range of software. You will also contribute to Geotechnical Reports.
  • 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 the option to become involved in the management of projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Bachelor of Engineering, Geology or equivalent as a minimum);
  • Relevant experience enabling you to have developed a range of relative knowledge and skills;
  • You will have a working knowledge of regional geology, engineering geology/geotechnical engineering, and ground investigation practice;
  • Experience in mining-related investigations and projects would be an advantage;
  • You will be able to describe soils and rocks (in accordance with AS1726), appreciate geological features/structures, record your findings and write clear and concise reports;
  • Experience with gINT is essential. You should also be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge of CAD, GIS, and other geotechnical software (such as Geostudio and Rocscience) would be an advantage;
  • A willingness to travel within Australia and New Zealand for limited periods where required;
  • A current driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

-

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.

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