Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Perth, Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 2019-03-20
Reference: BH-98304-3
Contact Name: Tim Sholer
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 21, 2019 08:40

Job Description

NES Global Talent is looking to identify a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for a permanent full-time position in Perth.

The successful person will be based in Perth and work collaboratively within a project team to provide civil/geotechnical technical input into a number of landfillwaste infrastructure projects in WA.

Your responsibilities in the role
  • Provide input into the design of retaining walls, drainage systems, road layouts and traffic management for waste facilities
  • Site inspections, geotechnical investigations and interpretation of site investigation data provided by contractors
  • Prepare specifications, bills of quantities, design risks assessments and construction quality assurance plans
  • Tendering of design for construction, evaluation and contract administration
  • Quality assurance and site superintendence during construction
  • Fee proposals and budget management
  • Working in a collaborative team environment and engaging with stakeholders/clients
What you need to be successful in the role 
  • Civil/Geotechnical Engineering Degree
  • Min 8 years’ experience ideally with exposure to landfill waste management or mine tailings/linings projects
  • Previous Design Consultancy experience in Australia
  • Must be able to travel as needed to support project activities
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • A practical approach to resolving engineering problems
  • Managing projects from inception to completion
  • Previous site experience as a superintendent
  • Australian Class C Driving License
We will only contact candidates who meet the criteria for the role and with the Right to Work in Australia.