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AECOM Senior Geotechnical Engineer in Sydney, Australia

Job Summary

Due to ongoing growth and some exciting project wins, AECOM is seeking a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Sydney office.

Our Ground Engineering and Tunnelling team has many long-term projects, which provide a solid workload. In addition to these are a variety of technical advisor, tender, and design and construction projects throughout Australia as well as globally.

You will have the opportunity to work with and learn from a strong team of geotechnical engineers, pavement engineers and engineering geologists, of all levels. There is also the opportunity to be involved with projects from the earliest stages of planning, ground investigation, design, all the way through to construction and operational management phases.

Your experience will enable you to immediately contribute to the team. However, ongoing personal development is a major driver of the AECOM business. AECOM provides support and mentoring locally and from the greater ANZ business to ensure our staff develop the skills and experience necessary to meet and exceed our client’s expectations.

The Role

You will be responsible for overseeing completion of desk studies, ground investigations, factual and interpretive reporting, and undertaking geotechnical design. As part of this role you will be given the opportunity to travel and work on a range of assignments across Australia and New Zealand.

You will also assist in preparation of bids and proposals and attend meetings with contractors and clients, both external and internal and work on multi-disciplinary project design teams. Depending on your interest there is scope to become involved in the management of projects.

Minimum Requirements

As a Senior Geotechnical Engineer, you will be engaged, and excited by project delivery and the successful integration of varied specialist and multi-disciplinary stakeholders.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (essential)

  • Solid field competencies (highly valued)

  • Confident with using specialist geotechnical software such as PLAXIS, SlopeW, gINT and the Rocscience suite.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Knowledge of CAD and/or GIS would be an advantage

  • Willingness to travel for limited periods.

  • A current NSW driver’s license (or equivalent).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Post-graduate qualifications (highly valued)

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Geotechnical

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263712BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.