Arup Geotechnical Engineer in Victoria, Australia

A career at Arup offers you the chance to make a positive difference in the world. Independently owned and independently minded, we attract a diverse mix of people to work on ground breaking projects around the world.

As a world leader in its field, Arup offers the full spectrum of geotechnical consulting services. Through provision of project specific advice throughout the project lifecycle, from inception to construction, we are able to advise our client how best to deal with geotechnical risk and provide them with appropriate and cost effective solutions.

The primary focus of the Geotechnical Engineer is to:

  • Communicate with the Client and the Project Engineer to understand the project requirements;

  • Carry out research and investigations to develop a clear understanding of ground conditions at the project site;

  • Plan, specify and manage site investigations and laboratory testing programmes;

  • Develop and implement site safety management plans covering site investigation works;

  • Collate and analyse field and laboratory data and carry out analyses related to the project design;

  • Liaise with Arup engineers, Clients and Project Engineers to develop project specific solutions;

  • Prepare detailed geotechnical reports;Key Skills

  • Be able to design and deliver geotechnical engineering solutions

  • Able to understand the balance of engineering priorities on differing projects

  • Able to quickly develop successful client relationships

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

  • Excellent planning and organisation skills

  • Excellent communications skills (both written and verbal)

  • Able to demonstrate strong commercial awarenessKey Experience

  • Proven track record in the field of geotechnical design and experience across a range of medium to large scale projects and / or building types

  • Experience of planning, managing, supervising and interpreting ground investigations

“It is not the wish to expand, but the quest for quality which has brought us to this position… to do work of quality, we must have people of quality. There are many kinds of quality, and there are many kinds of job to do, so we must have many kinds of people, each of which can do their own job well.” Ove Arup, 1970.

Job: Geotechnical

Title: Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Australia-Victoria-Melbourne

Requisition ID: MEL00007D