Full Time

Senior Geologist – Dams

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

**Company Description**

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 Description**

Are you a passionate and experienced Geologist who wants to contribute to challenging and interesting projects that provide direct value to our communities? Do you have experience in the dam space and are looking to join a high performing team? With recurrent project wins and a strong pipeline of work, we are seeking a motivated **Senior Geologist** to join our **Australia** AECOM Dams Team (offices in Melbourne, Newcastle and Brisbane).

The AECOM Dams Group is one of the foremost dams consultancy businesses in Australia and often wins work purely on the strength of its people and its great reputation. We offer a **great team culture** focused on participation and inclusion. We want our people to **grow and develop** through working on exciting and complex projects.

By joining our team, you will get **mentoring and guidance** from our **industry leading experts** in the fields of geology, geotechnical, structural and dam design. You will also get the opportunity to work and collaborate with interstate (Brisbane, Melbourne and Newcastle) and international offices (USA, New Zealand).

Your role will involve:

+ Undertaking geotechnical investigations including:

+ 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 preparation of 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 Melbourne office and the Asia-Pacific region

+ Assisting with the water engineering sector proposals and tenders.

**Qualifications**

You enjoy working in teams, and aspire to progress into advanced technical roles based on your specialist knowledge. You enjoy being accountable for your work and influential in the project’s performance. You enjoy developing and nurturing relationships within AECOM and the local industry, whether through project work, client initiatives or industry associations. You are positive, and see challenges as opportunities to innovate, collaborate and grow. You are an active team member and are eager to take on new and different.

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

+ 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.)

+ Ideally, 7 – 12 years’ experience as a Geologist/Engineering Geologist including investigations.

**Additional Information**

**AECOM’s Culture**

To tackle the most complex challenges and provide innovative solutions, we attract, hire, and develop talented people of all backgrounds that ensures our teams reflect the community we service and provides an inclusive and diverse workplace.

We pride ourselves in the Dams Team of a workplace culture that encourages people to be at our best every day – with our culture being founded on the cultural pillars of ‘make it happen’, ‘support our team’ and ‘embracing the new and different’.

AECOM is a place where you can maximize your innovative thinking and collaborate with a diverse range of highly intelligent and talented people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, transformational, and iconic projects.

AECOM offers flexible working arrangements and benefits for our team including additional annual leave options, paid parental and partner leave, provision of working from home kits and mobile phones (ensuring you have a proper working setup at home) – however we realise the importance of team and as such you’ll always have a desk in the office! Once you feel the culture and dynamics of our team, we promise you’ll want to come into the office and spend time with the team.

**What our team say about us**

_“Supportive team culture. We’re very diverse and quite social actually (social in our own way).”_

_”A strong and proactive culture of help and suport. The team doesn’t wait until you ask for help – if they see that it’s needed they offer to help.”_

**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:** J10074325

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** ANZ

**Career Area:** Engineering