Geotechnical Engineer .

Job Title: Geotechnical Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Expertise: Permanent Hire Recruitment
Reference: 135
Job Published: 23 Jul 2020
Closing Date: 23 Jul 2021

Job Description

Kona and Co | Engineering are delighted to now be working with this excellent mining and geotechnical engineering consultancy from their Brisbane office. Together we want to talk to talented geotechnical engineers, and match the best talent in the market to their high-flying team. 


The successful candidate will have a career defining opportunity to work with some of the industry's best engineers and consultants as they guide their company through the next phase of growth. This small partnership of senior industry experts has a huge capability for teaching and mentoring, and will be able to offer a significant amount of time to your professional development. You will also benefit from an excellent social culture, and take part in regular group events and activities - In addition to end of week lunches and drinks, the team regularly get together and take part in escape rooms, go-karting and beer tastings. 


The position is suitable for a junior geotechnical engineer who is aiming to take the next step in their career, and shoulder a greater challenge in their work. Our client provides geotechnical solutions for the full project life-cycle - from advisory services to construction support - and your role will necessarily be very diverse as a result. You will have the opportunity to project manage complex civil projects, in residential and mining environments, working with large multi-disciplinary and small boutique consultancies, and multi-national mining houses.


Our client pride themselves on the diversity of their experience, bringing together knowledge from global markets. Their services include: Geotechnical site investigations and ground monitoring; Geological, geotechnical and geomorphological mapping; Development of ground models and rockmass characterisation; Soil and rock cut slope design; Foundation design; Borrow investigations and construction material assessment; Earthworks specifications; Retaining wall design and remediation. 


What you need?

  • BEng in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering or similar
  • minimum of 2 years experience, preferably within a consulting environment
  • Project Management experience would be advantageous
  • Previous experience in the following sectors is preferred: Mining (Open pit or Underground); large civil projects such as roads, dams etc; tailings experience would also be advantageous
  • A willingness to learn and boost your career 
  • Clear communication skills - written and verbal 


If you are considering this role but would like to find out more, please contact Andrew Duncan on 0429 545 331 for more information. 


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