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Jacobs Geotechnical Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

The world needs innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities. We have an insatiable curiosity about solutions to move people and goods safely and efficiently across the globe. From rail systems mobilising accessible transit, to ports linking land and sea – when it comes to connecting the people and places of tomorrow, the future of transport depends on us.

Due to ongoing project success in our Transport market our geotechnical team in Melbourne have another opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to help support the growth of the business across the NZSEA region. Reporting to the Ground Engineering Leader for Sourthern & New Zealand, the purpose of this role is to undertake geotechnical design and analysis, to manage and undertake geotechnical investigations, factual and interpretative reporting under the supervision of senior personnel in the team. Supervison and support graduate staff.

You will undertake combined field & office related activities, including site walkovers and inspections, ground investigations, supervision of local subcontractors, field monitoring and testing, lab testing, and construction phase monitoring. For significant design inputs, you will support and interface with our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teams on Australia projects, working between GID and the ground engineering team in Melbourne.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You will enjoy working in diverse team which are focused on providing technical solutions to our client’s projects.

Key requirements for the role:

  • Relevant degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology.

  • Familiarity with site investigation techniques

  • Geotechnical reporting skills

  • Geotechnical Software (gINT, Slope/W, PLAXIS etc) and analysis/design techniques

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • General familiarity with geology of Melbourne area. A comprehensive understanding of HSEC requirements and industry approaches

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.

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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.