Experienced Engineering Geologist or Geotechnical Engineer

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Engineering Geologist or Geotechnical Engineer to join our Brisbane head office. This is a full-time role, located in Brisbane. Initially the role will be based in the Brisbane office and can transfer to a partial working from home role if necessary.

Our team comprises a professional blend of structural, civil, environmental and earth science professionals supporting clients state and interstate wide. We work closely with our laboratory and drilling businesses delivering high quality geotechnical inputs to project from the feasibility/planning through to construction stage. We support a diverse range of mining, infrastructure and water supply clients.

In this role, the key responsibilities will include:

  • Pricing, programming and managing large site investigations for major energy related projects.
  • Coaching and mentoring junior members of the team and maintaining high quality reporting standards.
  • Supporting the growth of the geotechnical engineering service line from our base in Brisbane by working on a wide variety of projects and a range of tasks.
  • Selling, securing and delivering geotechnical inputs to internal and external clients on behalf of Protest, including strategy and concept studies, site investigation, design, construction supervision, operational requirements and client advice.
  • Delivering high quality technical work with strong commercial focus.
  • Building and sustaining strong and diverse internal and external client relationships.

Required Skills

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Proven background specifying, procuring, managing and reporting geotechnical site investigations including hands on field experience.
  • A civil or earth sciences degree with elective courses in engineering geology or geotechnical engineering.
  • 3+ years of relevant consulting experience in the design, construction site investigations. Membership of a professional organization progressing recognition as professional engineer or geologist (RPEQ or PEngGeo)
  • An ability to work as part of a small but expanding regional team
  • Preferential, but not requisite experience, in sub surface modelling (Leapfrog, Surfer software).
  • Demonstrable experience in the use spatial mapping and section making software and reporting tools such as gINT, GeoLogismiki.
  • Demonstratable experience using engineering geology or geotechnical related analytical software such as Slope W or Plaxis.
  • Experience in conducting field mapping, inspections and geohazard assessments for dams and other major infrastructure projects.
  • Well-developed and diverse understanding and knowledge of geotechnics.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • An ability and desire to travel regionally.
  • You will also need to hold an unrestricted Australian driver’s license.

In return we offer a great team environment and the opportunity to work with talented professionals in and progressive company where you can grow your career.

Why Join Our Team?

  • We work fluidly between regional centers and support offices throughout Australia.
  • We foster a culture where our people are encouraged to seek out opportunity to grow the business and their own technical abilities and career aspirations.
  • We are a multidisciplinary engineering company with access to interesting and innovative projects.
  • You will work alongside other specialist engineers, scientists and professional project managers in a variety of disciplines and gain a greater understanding of what it takes to delivery major projects for our clients.
  • We offer flexible and agile working arrangements.
  • We offer unparalleled opportunities for personal and professional development and career growth.

Apply for this role

We know that our team are our most valuable asset and consistently refine our systems, fine-tune our processes and foster a culture that enables us to approach each day with initiative, integrity and transparency in all communications.

If you would like to apply to join our team please complete our online application form and we’ll be in touch if we have a suitable role for you.

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