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Job Description
  • Job no: NF3FG

About usWSP is a tier one consultant that encourages creative, comprehensive and sustainable engineering solutions for a future where society can thrive. Equipped with an intimate understanding of local intricacies, world-class talent and proactive leadership, we plan, design, manage and engineer long lasting and impactful solutions to uniquely complex problems. With approximately 49,500 talented people globally and 5,400 talented people based in more than 50 offices in Australia and New Zealand, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.At WSP you will be challenged every day by stimulating projects, a variety of clients and passionate colleagues. Our culture is dynamic and vibrant, and our flexible structure enables you to shape your own future. Your OpportunityWe currently have an exciting opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer to join our Hunter office. This is a challenging role that will see you deliver innovative and effective technical solutions to both internal and external clients.  You will be part of our accomplished Geotechnical and Tunnels section and will work alongside our established team of Geotechnical and Tunnelling technical experts, assisting in bidding and delivering successful projects. Your role will also be well supported across our business, with skilled resources in other sections.  Your technical expertise will be deployed across projects in the transport, power, water, mining, property and Government sectors to continue the growth of an already successful and reputable capability.  

  • Design, undertake and manage geotechnical investigation projects from proposal preparation to fieldwork, and then undertake analysis and reporting
  • Use your investigation and design skills to contribute to geotechnical and multidisciplinary projects across the sectors in which we operate
  • Work closely with the transport team throughout project delivery
  • Drive business development through successful delivery of your projects
  • Promote a safe working culture by identifying and eliminating safety hazards 

Qualifications/RequirementsWSP encourages and supports ongoing personal and professional development. To be successful in this position it is anticipated that you will possess the following qualifications / requirements:

  • 5 - 10 years' experience in geotechnical engineering (local experience preferred)
  • A successful track record in undertaking and managing field investigations for small to large size geotechnical projects 
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of written technical reports and client communications
  • Demonstrated experience in geotechnical design 
  • A civil engineering or engineering geology degree 
  • A strong work ethic and ability to work autonomously and in a team environment

Working benefits at WSP We are proud to be one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consultancies; certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ and recognised as a 2018-19 WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. Our comprehensive benefits include:

  • A global network to draw upon for resources and support
  • The opportunity to work on the nation’s most exciting projects 
  • Personalised career growth and skills development
  • A suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives
  • An organisation that truly values and practices flexible working options
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Professional memberships
  • Mentoring and career development programs
  • Study assistance

We are a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge and unconventional thinking. Channelling our curiosity into creating progressive solutions to complex issues is both our mission and our passion.Join us in doing purposeful, sustainable work that helps shape our communities and the future. Express your interest by clicking on the 'apply now' button. Your application will be treated in strict confidence.WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.