Senior Geotechnical Engineer

South Brisbane, Australia Countrywide
23 Sep 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs is one of the world's leading providers in technical, professional and construction services. We specialise in architecture, engineering and construction, operations and maintenance, as well as scientific and consulting. Our client portfolio includes industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

With a strong pipeline of work in Queensland, we are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Asia Pacific Buildings and Infrastructure business, based in South Brisbane. The successful candidate will play a key role contributing to the growth and successful performance of the Geotechnical practice in Queensland.

You will be responsible for full management of a number of geotechnical projects including design of geotechnical issues, technical report writing, managing geotechnical works for both designers and contractors. You will also be able to control project costs and make sure deadlines are met and work is completed to a high standard.

Whilst completing technical work, you will also be responsible for mentoring of more junior staff and overseeing work completed. You will be able to manage key clients and help to bring in work from both new and current clients via business development.

About you

To be considered for this role you will have significant geotechnical engineering experience, specifically in transport infrastructure related projects, ideally exposed to TMR. You will either be registered as a Professional Engineer Queensland (RPEQ) or be working towards accreditation within 12 months from appointment.
  • Successful track record managing multi-disciplinary projects
  • Extensive report writing experience
  • Report Writing skills, and Client Engagement experience
  • Computer skills in programs such as PLAXIS and Finite Element
  • Self-motivated, with capacity to work both independently and as part of a team (including virtual teams spread over multiple locations)

Why Jacobs

At Jacobs we offer rewarding careers with ongoing development opportunities, flexible working arrangements and a culture that is collaborative and inclusive. We believe in collaboration and knowledge sharing, from global virtual teams to local work sharing options. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below or call Michelle Duffy, Recruitment Lead - Northern Region +61 7 3026 7998 for further information. #LI-MD1

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.