Geotechnical Engineer

Location:Perth

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

About the opportunity

Our People and Places Solutions (previously Buildings & Infrastructure) line of business has access to 10,000 professionals across the globe. Our team of engineers, designers and planners work to deliver projects in Transport Planning, Roads, Rail, Bridges, Geotechnical, Project Management, Security Services, Building Structures & Services and Asset Management Planning.

We are looking to appoint a Geotechnical Engineer for our Perth team. Our local expertise covers a diverse range of geotechnical areas, including geotechnical investigations, foundation design, excavations and tunnelling, dam engineering, ground improvement, earthworks, landslide and slope stability assessments and maritime geotechnics.

As an experienced professional you will be required to plan and conduct complex geotechnical engineering projects. You will be provided with the opportunity to manage, develop and grow the Jacobs client base as well as servicing internal and external Jacobs’s clients with a focus towards highways, rail, water, power and mining sectors. To excel in this role, strategic thinking and communication skills to influence positive outcomes, effective leadership and technical delivery are key success factors.

About you

The successful applicant should possess the following skills and experience\:
  • Tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering and/or geology degree.
  • Professional membership.
  • Experience working in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Consulting experience in the geotechnical space.
  • Sound experience in various areas of geotechnical investigation, analysis and design in areas such as roads & pavements, mining, slope risk assessment, ground improvement, foundations, dam engineering and associated infrastructure projects.
  • Sound understanding of relevant Australian geotechnical standards and design software within areas of expertise.
  • Sound interpersonal and technical management skills demonstrated ability in delivering solutions.
  • Positive track record in client management and development in consulting.
  • Ability to build & maintain strong client & team relationships.
  • A strong knowledge of the Australian market place, in particular industry and major Clients.
Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients’ diversity at Jacobs. We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation. Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees. Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages.

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy. You’ll have access to several employee benefits including professional/educational support, flexible work arrangements, salary sacrifice options, monthly social events or community involvement programs. It’s a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures.

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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.

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