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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

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Fortescue Future Industries (FFI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (Fortescue), is assessing renewable energy business opportunities that support the establishment of green industries in both Australia and overseas. We are building a highly talented and capable team with a focus on harnessing the world’s renewable energy resources to produce green electricity, green hydrogen, green ammonia and other green industrial products.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Location: Perth

Work type: Full time Permanent Employee

Roster: Monday to Friday

Reporting to the Engineering Design Lead, this role will have an emphasis on geotechnical engineering from a geological engineering/rock mechanics design and management perspective.

Key Duties And Responsibilities Will Include

  • Manage, design, analyse, develop, create and maintain small-scale through to large-scale construction projects in a safe, timely and sustainable manner.
  • Develop assessment and management of risk throughout engineering project life cycles including operational assets.
  • Build strong relationships with local and international stakeholders.
  • Proactively deliver on the company’s stretch targets.
  • Develop technical specifications to meet project specific objectives.
  • Develop technical and feasibility studies and development of drawings that satisfy technical specifications.
  • Comply with guidelines and regulations including permits, safety etc and deliver technical files and other technical documentation as required.

In Order To Be Successful In This Role

Candidates must be able to bring a flexible mindset, challenge traditional thinking, and be prepared to work outside of their comfort zone
  • Bachelors Degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering or similar.
  • Prior experience in a similar role preferably in the renewable energy sector, large complex civil environments or hydro dams.
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in providing comprehensive design services for the full project lifecycle from feasibility through to construction.
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment in collaboration with other like-minded team members and adjacent projects teams.
  • Applied knowledge of geotechnical design and design software e.g., stability, seepage.
  • Good understanding of engineering geology and geological mapping.
  • A critical appreciation of the risk assessment and management process, including communication of risk to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong awareness in the development of project schedules and considerations of regulatory approvals.
  • A strong capability in adapting to multidisciplinary requirements, in particular communicating a range of Engineering concepts to a range of expertise.