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Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer - Brisbane

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Date: Jun 1, 2021

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 42292 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 

With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we see challenges evolving in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff, with experience in over 150 countries, to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) specializes in site planning, spatial information and digital terrain modeling, surface and subsurface investigations, rock mechanics, underground structures, geotechnical laboratory services, flood forecasting and water resource management through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Geotechnical Engineer to join our Dynamic Earth Solutions group, supporting the Geotechnical team in Brisbane.


Our Dynamic Earth Solutions (DES) group forms an integrated core that provides clients with outstanding project execution through our geotechnical, hydrotechnical, and civil site development expertise. From concept to operation, we’re committed to providing traditional services alongside proprietary technologies and innovative thinking to deliver custom, cost-effective solutions.


Interested in being part of pursuing and developing new technologies, unlocking constraints, and bringing more value to our clients’ operations? Join our team today!


As the successful candidate you will;


  • Maintain a strong focus on personal safety and the safety of staff and Contractors under your supervision
  • Work closely with engineers of varying disciplines, designers and project administration
  • Scope, manage and participate in field investigations for projects in Australia.
  • Interpret field data to develop geotechnical and geological models
  • Conduct technical analysis using some of the following software, Geostudio (SLOPE/W, SEEP/W…), Bentley (gINT, GCT, PLAXIS, SoilVision), Rocscience (Slide2D/3D, RS2, RS3, Settle3D…), CAD, GIS, Muk3D, Leapfrog.
  • Prepare both factual and interpretative geotechnical reports
  • Liaison with prospective clients and help scoping projects
  • Manage and prepare new proposals


You will bring to the role;


  • A degree in Civil / Geotechnical engineering from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Demonstrated competency in managing and executing field investigations
  • Willingness to undertake short term assignments out of office
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports
  • Experience in insitu testing and laboratory testing
  • Experience in earthworks, dams, roads and bridge geotechnical engineering
  • Experience in tunneling
  • Experience using packages such as gINT and GeoStudio 
  • RPEQ certification will be well regarded


To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian / New Zealand citizen or hold permanent residency status, or alternatively, a Visa that entitles you to work in Australia.


To submit your application please click the "Apply" button below.


Unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies will not be accepted for this position.

Why join us?


What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally

As an accredited Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (WGEA) and Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Within Australia, supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace, we offer our employees comprehensive benefits, including up to 12 weeks leave per year as part of our Lifestyle Leave Program. If you have any special needs requirements, please discuss with us and we will do our utmost to accommodate your request.

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