Full Time

Technical Director – Geotechnical

Posted 3 days ago by Aecom
Sydney, 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**

Due to ongoing growth and some exciting project wins, we are seeking an experienced Technical Director for our Geotechnical Team in Sydney.

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

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a strong team of geotechnical engineers, pavement engineers and engineering geologists at all experience levels. There is 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.

Some of your duties include:

+ Act as Project Manager or Design Lead to assist the Project Director in leading and managing all aspects of geotechnical and civil engineering projects.

+ Act as Geotechnical Lead to provide technical inputs for geotechnical design and related engineering consulting assignments.

+ Provide technical input for proposal preparation.Coordinate with project team members, clients, government authorities, contractors, and other stakeholders to facilitate project execution.

+ Prepare tender documents and provide technical assistance on tendering assessment.

+ Carry out site advisory roles for geotechnical and civil engineering works.

+ Provide technical guidance and training to less experienced geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists.


We are looking for a collaborative and dynamic individual who enjoys mentoring junior professionals, paving the way for the next generation of geotechnical consultants.

You will have:

+ Extensive experience in Geotechnical Consulting

+ Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.

+ Proven record in delivering geotechnical engineering projects.

+ Experience in ground characterisation and parameter development.

+ Ability to write clear, concise technical reports.

+ Strong problem-solving skills.

+ Ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.

+ Current Drivers licence.

+ Qualifications in Geotechnical Engineering or Engineering Geology (highly valued).

+ Chartered with Engineers Australia or equivalent.Experience in numerical modelling.

**Additional Information**

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.

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:** J10067478

**Business Line:** Water

**Business Group:** DCS

**Strategic Business Unit:** ANZ

**Career Area:** Engineering