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Intermediate Geotechnical Engineer

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Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, AU

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 77621 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


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
  • Liaise with prospective clients, help scope projects and prepare new proposals


You will bring to the role;


You will hold a degree in Civil / Geotechnical Engineering from a recognised tertiary institution, with demonstrated competency in managing and executing field investigations and experience in insitu testing and laboratory testing. You will also be able to produce and prepare clear and concise reports, have experience using packages such as gINT and GeoStudio. Candidates with RPEQ certification will be well regarded.



Why join us?


What we offer you?


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


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.

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, this includes supporting and encouraging a flexible workplace and a comprehensive benefit offering. 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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