Dams Engineer - Geotechnical



Australia - Victoria, Melbourne Job Summary We are looking for an experienced geotechnical engineer with at least eight years of experience (preferably working on dams projects) to join our team. The AECOM Dams Group is one of the foremost dams consultancy businesses in Australia. We have leading experts in the fields of geotechnical, structural, risk assessment and dam design.

We have worked on some of the largest dam projects in Australia such as, Hinze Dam and Dartmouth Dam. What can the dams team at AECOM offer you? You will work in a team that often wins work purely on the strength of its people and collaborative approach to dealing with complex problems. We have lots of interesting and exciting projects that we are currently working on.

We value innovation and creative thinking. Our senior leadership is strong in technical mentoring, and values the development of staff. Your role will involve: Being part of the dams team providing geotechnical design and civil design services to the various business lines within the Melbourne office and within Asia-Pacific, including dam and other infrastructure projects; Preparation of tenders and proposals; Leading and supporting project teams to undertake the following: Investigation and condition assessment of existing dams.

Scoping and undertaking geotechnical investigations, including interpretation of foundation conditions and characterising the engineering properties of foundation and construction materials. Concept design development for embankment dams (water storage), including tailings dams. Engineering input to the selection and specification of dam construction materials including earthfill, engineered filter and rockfill materials.

Documenting the engineering designs, inspection reports and surveillance works undertaken. Preparation of detailed design drawings and technical specifications for construction. Construction support services including inspection of works, evaluation of quality control and quality assurance data and construction reporting.

Minimum Requirements At least eight years of experience in geotechnical engineering and design is essential (dams experience preferred) Demonstrated capability in geotechnical design, including the preparation of design reports, design drawings and specifications Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills Well developed planning and organisational skills. Preferred Qualifications A degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or a related discipline (Essential). What We Offer When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future .

Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well.

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22 Nov 2019


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