Full Time

Senior Engineering Geologist

Posted 1 week ago by Aecom
Newcastle, AUS
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Company Description**

**At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.**

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**

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.

**Job Description**

_This opportunity is open to full time or part time employment_

As a result of our significant project pipeline, and with an increase in our long-term major projects across Australia and New Zealand, AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure group in the Hunter has an opportunity for an Engineering Geologist with Dams experience to join our team.

You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with a strong team of Civil 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**

As part of the broader Australian Dams Team, this role will be primarily technical, supporting growth and ability to resource strategic opportunities in our NSW and Australian Dams team.

You will be responsible for:

+ Performing inspections and tests to ensure compliance.

+ Logging and characterising the engineering properties of foundation and embankment materials.

+ Geological mapping

+ Overseeing laboratory testing programs

+ Data collation, geological characterisation, analysis and reporting

+ Assisting in the prepare project documentation including reports, project communications, and design drawings and report figures that are of a high professional standard.

+ Generally supporting project teams in achieving stated goals within the Dams team but also to the various business lines within the Newcastle office and the Asia-Pacific region,

+ Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.

+ Participate in developing corrective measures and procedures. Formulates hypothesis, performs research and makes recommendation.

+ Problem solving by use of combinations of standard procedures, modifications of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.

+ Participates in planning required to achieve prescribed objectives.

**Qualifications**

As an Engineering Geologist, you will be engaged, and excited by project delivery and the successful integration of varied specialist and multi-disciplinary stakeholders.

Ideally, you will have:

+ Good planning and organisational skills

+ Ability to conduct field work in a productive and safe manner

+ Knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures

+ Analytical experience including stability analysis

+ General design skills including construction materials selection and specification, slope stabilisation works, foundation design for small structures.

+ Good report writing skills including Design Memos for specific task outcomes, factual investigation reports, geotechnical interpretive reports, design reports

+ Analytical skills and knowledge of geological and geotechnical software (i.e. RocScience, Geo-Slope, gINT, etc.)

**Additional Information**

**Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.**

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

**ReqID:** J10074499

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** ANZ

**Career Area:** Science