Senior / Principal Geotechnical Engineer – Dams – Sydney NSW – Australia visa sponsorship and relocation

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The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

What are we looking for from you?

  • Demonstrated capability in geotechnical design, including the preparation of design reports, design drawings and specifications, ideally within the dams industry
  • You are positive, and see challenges as opportunities to innovate, collaborate and grow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You enjoy developing and nurturing relationships with internal stakeholders, clients as well as the local industry, whether through project work, client initiatives or industry associations
  • A degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or a related discipline (essential).

If you are an experienced Dams professional looking to take the next step in your career, or you are coming from another country to establish yourself in Australia, we would love to hear from you. For the right candidate, we will provide assistance with visa sponsorship and relocation for you and your family as required.

AECOM acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we, our clients and our communities live and work around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. We are committed to connecting to Country in our work through meaningful engagement with First Nations peoples and businesses.  Find out more about our Australian Reconciliation Action Plan here: https://aecom.com/au/our-vision-for-reconciliation/.

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity 

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pushing the limits of what is possible.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Providing sustainable water solutions for a better world.

For decades AECOM has been providing water system services throughout ANZ with a focus on emerging technology and innovation. We are industry leaders in asset management as well as the full range of infrastructure and service planning, design, and construction.

Public and private municipal water companies call on our experience to help them protect public health and the environment through the provision of safe drinking water and sanitation services.

We work closely with clients to provide water solutions that contribute to liveable and water sensitive cities, reduce cost and impact and use new technology in treatment processes.

We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

#Work180

With unprecedented levels of spending occurring in Australia for Dams, our Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) Dams group is growing the team to service our current and future commitments.

We are keen to hear from Dams specialists who are interested in joining the high-performing team and working across a range of Dams focused projects, from long-term Dam Safety Upgrade Programs to the detailed design of some of Australia’s largest nation shaping projects.

Our ANZ Team works as a truly national practice, and you have the opportunity to be based in either our Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Sydney, Perth or Melbourne office.

What will a day in this role look like:

  • Geotechnical analysis and conceptual to detailed design of water dams, retarding basins, service basin
  • Inspection, 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
  • Construction support services including inspection of works, evaluation of quality control and quality assurance data and construction reporting.
  • Preparation of tenders and proposals & providing mentoring.

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