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Job Description

ABOUT US:Knight Piésold is a specialised international consulting firm offering engineering and environmental services in Mining, Environment, Hydropower, Water Resources, and Roads & Construction Services. We are proud of the longstanding relationships we have with our clients and delivery of exceptional services on a global scale.Knight Piésold’s Perth office has a significant track-record regarding projects located in Australia, Asia, Africa and South America. With over 100 years of experience, we work on projects which are diverse both geographically and technically.THE ROLE:We are seeking applications for an Engineering Geologist to join our Perth-based Dams Services Team.KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide professional on and off-site engineering geology support for domestic and international projects.
  • Prepare and manage proposal and tender documents to a high standard, as required.
  • Prepare high-level technical reports and deliverables in a format and style that is professional, readily understood and satisfies the specific requirements of the project scope.
  • Demonstrate an ability to plan, organise and take responsibility for geological site investigations and assessments.
  • Provide expertise, review and comment on complex geological and geotechnical aspects of dams and tailings projects, feasibility studies, geological modelling, geological studies and reporting.
  • Ensure specifications, designs and analysis meet project requirements.

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent tertiary qualification in Engineering Geology or related geoscience (a post- graduate qualification will be highly regarded).
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant, applied experience in the dams, mining and consulting industry, with exposure to water or tailings dams, heap leach pads, or other mining waste dump projects.
  • Well developed geological data interpretation and management skills, data analysis and data managements proficiency.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Advanced time management, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A willingness to work effectively as an integral part of a team.
  • Commitment to travel interstate and internationally as required.


  • Generous performance bonus incentive programs
  • Subsidised gym memberships / fitness classes
  • Training and development opportunities to develop and strengthen your skills
  • Referral bonuses
  • Relocation packages to Perth, WA

If you would like to join a growing, dynamic and people-oriented organisation, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] from interstate and internationally will be considered. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.