Senior Geotechnical / Civil Engineer – Tailings

  • Company:
    Klohn Crippen Berger
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Engineering

KCB are looking for a Senior Geotechnical or Civil Engineer with experience in the design and construction of tailings residue and mine waste storage facilities to join our Perth office. In this role you will have the opportunity to work on world-class projects as part of a consulting company practicing at the leading-edge of the industry. You will be joining a small, but growing team of professionals in the Perth office that is closely supported by personnel from our global operations including a team of over 70 in our Brisbane office.
The design of tailings residue and mine waste storage facilities is at the core of KCBs global business and we are continuing to grow with a diverse portfolio of projects which will allow you to challenge and grow your engineering skills. This role will provide you with excellent technical challenges and the opportunity to work closely with other talented professionals committed to delivering high quality engineering and geoscience services.
This role will give you the opportunity to:
Manage projects, lead multidisciplinary project teams and mentor junior engineers
Lead projects including the development, review and approvals of technical specifications, drawings and design reports and tender packages for major tailings dams, mine waste facilities, containment facilities and mine infrastructure projects.
Provide input into and prepare conceptual detailed engineering designs, engineering studies, feasibility studies and condition assessments
Work closely with clients from concept design through to construction, commissioning and operation stages of the project lifecycle
Build and maintain strong client relationships and work continually to develop business
Work in a wonderful small-team culture
Travel to project sites throughout Australia, Asia-Pacific and the Americas
If you are registered or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer (CPEng or REng), have a Bachelor”s or Masters degree Civil or Geotechnical Engineering and a minimum of 10 years of experience in the energy, mining or related industries, we want to hear from you!
We value your:
Strong initiative, innovation and commitment to technical excellence as well as your enthusiasm and drive toward long-term success
Demonstrated leadership, project management, decision-making and coaching skills, especially your ability to train and mentor young professionals
Superior verbal and written communication skills including your experience in writing proposals, technical reports and general project correspondence
Ability to collaborate with people from our domestic and international operations to deliver projects
Exceptional team spirit, interpersonal skills and your ability to build long-term, successful relationships with our clients and our project teams
Strong business acumen and your ability to develop and grow relationships with a variety of clients
About Us:
Klohn Crippen Berger (KCB) is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm headquartered in Vancouver, Canada that provides engineering, geoscience and environmental services globally to the mining, hydropower, environmental, transportation, geotechnical, oil & gas, and water resources sectors. We offer a full range of services from our offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Peru, and the United States.
From our offices in Brisbane and Perth, our Australian operation work on challenging projects in the Mining, Energy and Government Sectors both domestically and internationally. We are a leader in tailings management, dam designs, multi-disciplinary civil engineering services, geotechnical and foundation engineering, hydrogeology, hydrotechnical, and environmental and reclamation services.
We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience and an attractive flexible benefits package designed to suit your individual needs. KCB is an Australian Business Awards Employer of Choice recipient (2015, 2016 and 2017) and recognised as one of Canadas Best Managed Companies by PSMJ for the past 10 years running.
Are you up to the challenge
If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply on-line with your rsum and covering letter.
We thank all candidates for applying, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.