Jacobs Engineering Geologist in South Brisbane, Australia

Engineering Geologist


Jacobs is a global provider of technical, professional and scientific services including engineering, architecture, construction, operations and project management. Our portfolio spans industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

About the opportunity

With a strong pipeline of work in Queensland, we are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Senior Engineering Geologist to join our Asia Pacific Buildings and Infrastructure business, based in South Brisbane.

You will provide engineering geology and geotechnical design and management, working collaboratively with other members of the Ground Engineering Team and wider transport and other discipline groups within Jacobs. Working in and managing projects and providing mentoring and guidance to less experienced engineers, providing key inputs to projects, designs, tender bids and marketing activities to external and internal clients.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design and manage geotechnical investigations and projects to time and budget

  • Provide key engineering geology inputs into projects including: landform and natural terrain hazard assessments; defining ground models and design parameters; geomorphological, geological and hazard mapping; rockmass assessments and rock slope/deep excavation support requirements; earthworks assessments & designs: construction material assessments.

  • Provide key inputs to and draft geotechnical reports

  • Direct, review and assess, and provide solutions for engineering geology and geotechnical engineering problems

  • Manage and supervise engineering geology and geotechnical projects to deliver exceptional value

  • Travel interstate and internationally as required by projects

About you

  • Tertiary qualification in Engineering Geology, Geotechnical Engineering or Civil Engineering (with Ground Engineering major units) or related discipline

  • Chartered Engineering Geologist or equivalent with a recognised international accepted Learned Society (eg., The Geological Society of London, or IPENZ (PEngGeol or Chartered Status) (Mandatory)

  • Masters in Engineering Geology or similar (desirable)

  • CPEng and/or RPEQ (desirable)

  • Previous work experience covering a variety of infrastructure and mining based projects delivered in various contract models, including Design & Construction projects

  • Strong previous experience working in a consultancy

  • Current driver’s license

  • Solid Project Management skills, Report Writing skills, and Client Liaison skills

Why Jacobs

AtJacobs we value people . Having the right balance of diversity, career and lifestyle enables us to consistently deliver and exceed clients’ expectations.

Working alongside industry leaders, you will have the opportunity to develop your career working on key projects in an environment which encourages collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation. To support your professional growth, Jacobs flexible working arrangements, extended leave options and a host of social, health and wellbeing events and initiatives will underpin our commitment to you. Our culture at Jacobs means it’s all about what you do, not where you are, which counts!

It’s a great time to join Jacobs. Achieve more with a global brand. Apply online by clicking on the link below.#LI-DO1

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.

Primary Location Australia-Australia Countrywide-South Brisbane

Travel Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: BIA00004G