Senior Geotechnical Engineer (Tailings / Mining) (BB-73A0B)

Found in: Neuvoo AU


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Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve-because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role:

Our geotechnical and civil engineering team provides vital support to projects across the Dams & Tailings sector and have been very successful in winning significant amounts of work through repeat and new clients. With this in mind we are looking for a senior geotechnical engineer to join our team to work on a variety of projects in the Tailings / Mining space.

The opportunity

You'll join a team of geotechnical engineers and engineering geologists where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the continued growth of the team and connect with the large global community of geo-specialists. You'll be involved in a range of engineering projects throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia Pacific.

Your own career will benefit greatly, you will be working alongside some of the smartest engineers in the industry ensuring your design and delivery capability is excelled. You will be working closely with our senior leaders and supporting the engineer of record in particular. Flexibility is a must for those looking to join the team, our clients have come to rely on us as a team that get the job done, this will at times require travel to site for a few days at a time.

In this role you will be empowered to:
  • \tProvide geotechnical design & planning of Tailings Dams, Waste Storage Facilities, Tailing Storage Facilities & tunnelling projects, ideally you will have deep excavation experience.
  • \tDeliver / Project Manage a variety of exciting projects
  • \tProduce and review calculations, specifications and drawings to ensure that technical designs will provide appropriate solution.
  • \tPlan, programme, co-ordinate and write reports for specific projects.
  • \tAssist with the preparation of cost estimates for project design and construction.
  • \tMaintain communication and develop successful client relationships.
  • \tWork closely and develop team members, with the possibility for 2-5 staff reporting directly to the right candidate.
  • About you
  • \tDegree qualified, ideally in Geotechnical, Civil Engineering, or Mining with 10+ years relevant experience
  • \tGeotechnical and civil engineering experience, particular preference for experience with tailings or earth dams
  • \tExperience with large infrastructure projects in Australia (particularly in the mining / resources infrastructure industry)
  • \tAbility to interface with clients, respond quickly, and deliver projects with a supporting engineering team.
  • \tDesign experience preferred
  • \tHigh end stakeholder engagement skills as you will be working closely with internal and external stakeholders, and possibly supervising and mentoring junior staff
  • What we offer

    Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.
  • \tFlexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts.
  • \tLearning and Talent Development Programs including Global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
  • \tMentoring for your own development and the opportunity to mentor others
  • \tProfessional Memberships
  • \tSalary Continuance Insurance (SCI)
  • \tService Recognition Awards
  • \tEmployee Assistance Program
  • Title:

    Senior Geotechnical Engineer (Tailings / Mining)

  • \tDegree qualified, ideally in Geotechnical, Civil Engineering, or Mining with 10+ years relevant experience
  • Job Category:

    Geotechnical Engineering

    About Stantec:

    The Stantec community unites approximately 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. We collaborate across disciplines and industries to bring water, transport, buildings and infrastructure projects to life. Our work from initial project concept and planning through design, construction and commissioning is built on a nearly 200-year history. So, when we take on a project, we see the opportunity to make a lasting connection with the people and places where we live and work.

    Location :

    Australia-Queensland Brisbane








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