Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:Brisbane

Requisition ID: 32441

Job Category: Engineering; Mining

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch is currently seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer for the Brisbane Office to support the Australia-Asia operations. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the Hatch Australian Engineering leadership team and create further growth for our business.

You will work alongside our current Civil, Water Resources and Tailings management teams in Australia-Asia with a focus in Queensland and Western Australia principally in the mining and metals business sectors.

Key Responsibilities of this role will include (but not be limited to):

  • Lead a team of young engineers
  • Execute or manage concept to study level project activities
  • Undertake geotechnical analysis and design work in collaboration with Civil engineers, Tailings and Water Resource experts
  • Assist generate and grow Hatch's current client base in the Civil, Geotechnical and Tailings space
  • Preparation of engineering reports, drawings, specifications, presentations and bill of quantities
  • Mentor young engineers in the geotechnical field and assist with the personal development
  • Communicate projects and business goals with local teams and regional management
  • Identify key challenges and opportunities in the geotechnical and mining fields with a focus in Australia
  • Write proposals, develop marketing strategies and presentations to deliver to clients
  • Provide corporate governance and ultimate sign-off on reports, recommendations and designs
  • Undertake technical reviews of documents and technical drawings prepared by the team

Qualifications and Experience we are seeking:

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering with a specialisation in Geotechnical Engineering, or Bachelor of Science (Geology) with a specialisation in Geotechnical Engineering
  • Demonstrated, extensive post graduate Geotechnical and industrial Civil or Water Resource management projects experience
  • Excellent client focus and history of successful business development
  • Verbal and written English communication skills
  • Previous consulting engineering experience
  • Highly proficient in MS Office suite of tools
  • Good working knowledge of specialized Geotechnical software and modelling
  • Ability to travel within Australia-Asia and internationally as required
  • RPEQ registered and an active member with Engineers Australia
  • At least 10 years’ experience in the Geotechnical Field

This is an opportunity to join a professional, progressive company and become part of an inclusive, positive and supportive team. You will be able to network and share with colleagues locally, regionally and globally to achieve your career aspirations.

As an employee owned organisation, you will have the opportunity to access many benefits including: competitive remuneration and above statutory superannuation payments; optional salary sacrifice for additional annual leave, and participation in various employee reward and recognition and health and wellbeing programs.

To be considered for these roles you must have current work rights in Australia (i.e. a permanent resident or citizen of Australia or eligible work visa).

We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.