Senior Engineering Geologist

Aurecon brings ideas to life to design a better future. Imagining what is possible, we turn problems into solutions for our clients across regions and markets.  We provide advisory, design, delivery and asset management services on projects across a range of markets, in locations worldwide.

Your Role

As a result of a recent internal transfer we have a vacancy for a talented, client focussed Senior Level Engineering Geologist at our Neutral Bay office in Sydney.

Joining our well-established Ground Engineering group, this role will sit within the NSW Infrastructure team and see you focussing a range of small to major projects across the region.

This role will encompass a blend of technical and client-facing responsibilities, including: 

  • Geological desk studies for small to mega projects
  • Scoping geotechnical investigations.
  • Rock Engineering and tunnel geological mapping
  • Direct, where required, borehole location and sampling, specifying and interpreting in-situ testing, preparation and review of laboratory test schedules, control of samples, preparation (where required) and checking of contract technical output (borehole logs & test results).
  • Slope Stability assessments
  • Earthworks design
  • Quality checking logs and factual reports generated by others;
  • Production of geotechnical factual and interpretive reports
  • Taking a team/project leadership role, guiding less experienced staff, delegating tasks
  • Liaising with internal in external stakeholders

Key Requirements

To be successful in this position you will have:

We welcome applications from suitably qualified experienced Engineering Geologists, ideally at or close to chartership with:

  • A working knowledge of the ANZ industry and technical standards, experience in NSW a must
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • Broad geotechnical competency as well as specialist expertise in engineering geology and geohazards, preferably with strong experience of developing ground models in Sydney
  • Significant experience within the geotechnical industry with solid understanding of ground conditions, Drilling and Site Investigation works.
  • Good understanding of geotechnical processes and contract management.
  • Strong IT skills including 3-D geological modelling, including Microsoft office, database maintenance and reporting.
  • Good interpersonal skills to liaise with clients and members of the local and regional team
  • An interest in mentoring/guiding less experienced staff
  • A client-focused and professional approach
  • Passion for ongoing professional and technical development

Alignment with the Aurecon Attributes is important: Co-creative, Commercial, Sense-maker, Inquisitive, Engaging, Resourceful, Fearless and Unconventional thinking. 

What We Provide:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive and innovative company offering ongoing career development. 

  • Working within the global Aurecon team offers extensive career prospects whilst providing an environment that empowers, encourages sustainability and promotes team work
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Support with and commitment to your ongoing professional development
  • Exposure to interesting and varied projects shaping the future of NSW
  • Flexible working arrangements

For examples of some of our projects, visit

How to Apply

If you are keen to progress your career within a diverse and vibrant global team and work with a group shaping the future of NSW infrastructure, please click on the APPLY button below.

***Aurecon is an equal opportunity employer

***Applications are sought from direct candidates onlyNo agencies please

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