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Principal Geotechnical Engineer

  1. Sydney, Brisbane
R-111505

We are AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering and project management organisation. We connect people, data and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems. Together, with our industry partners and clients, and our global team of 30,000 consultants, designers, engineers and project managers, we can change the world.

We design and deliver major projects on the built and natural environments all around the world. We believe that digitally enabled engineering has the power to radically improve the way we are all housed, connected, powered, and protected and can change our relationship with our communities and our planet for the better.

We are proud of our inclusive, diverse and energised work environment and share an open culture founded on our values: Safety, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration and Excellence.

Role Summary

AtkinsRéalis’ Engineering Design business provides multidisciplinary engineering services and integrated solutions across a wide range of projects and markets.

We are on the hunt for a Principal Geotechnical or Tunnelling Engineer based in our Brisbane or Sydney office to support our current portfolio of projects. We're looking for someone with extensive experience in rock mechanics, tunnels, caverns and underground spaces. This is a fantastic opportunity to take a leading role in the ground engineering input to some challenging projects within the infrastructure and energy sectors and lead a growing engineering team.

The successful applicant will be a Principal Geotechnical / Tunnelling Engineer with a degree in civil engineering or equivalent and hold chartered status with Engineer’s Australia.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead and manage geotechnical designs for surface and underground structures.
  • Analyse and prepare recommendations and reports for projects relating to tunnel and cavern design, foundation design, slope stability, dams and other geotechnical related aspects.
  • Work closely and co-ordinate with teams in Australia and overseas to deliver design solutions.
  • Understand materials testing objectives to support geotechnical investigation and design recommendations.
  • Train and mentor all levels of team members.
  • Contribute to the development of complex project tenders and cost estimates.

Desired Skills, Experience and Capabilities

  • Proven geotechnical design experience and strong numerical/analytical capabilities with a focus in rock mechanics, tunnels and cavern design.
  • Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work.
  • Experience in developing Geotechnical Base Line reports is desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical skills and the ability to develop and lead geotechnical design teams.
  • Experience and understanding of the needs and approach to the engineering consultancy and design markets, including relationships with clients, work planning and commercial management.
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Engineering or a related discipline

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We're not all the same and that's our greatest strength.

Join us in APAC and you join over 5000 people from a multitude of different cultures and abilities. Our goal is to make sure that every single person feels included and has an equal voice – and that we’re sensitive to your individual needs and ambitions.

You won’t just experience these values inside the business, you’ll also inspire the world around you – through more inclusive, accessible and sustainable design. We’re creating a better future and you can help make it happen. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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