Technical Director – Tailings Engineer

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    2 months ago
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    IT & Software

Why GHDAs one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD has much to offer. Become part of a connected global network operating across five continents and the Pacific region. Passionate about the communities in which we live, GHD has a reputation for providing innovative solutions. With a broad client base, interesting work and a supportive culture we will inspire you to reach your potential.GHD offers a variety of projects ranging from large scale to regional project delivery alongside the flexibility of location to meet the many needs of our peoples’ career and life stages.As an employee-owned firm, GHD is an attractive place for talented people to thrive and pursue your career. With a workplace rich in diversity of thought, background and experience, we have what it takes to deliver amazing outcomes for our clients.About GHD South QueenslandSouth Queensland Operating Centre (SQOC) is one of the largest operations within GHD and has over 600 staff. We have offices in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay, Bundaberg and Toowoomba. Our South Queensland operations deliver multi-disciplinary services to a range of clients in the public and private sectors across eighteen service groups. We have a remarkable history in Queensland and continue to be focused on delivering economically viable and ecologically sustainable outcomes.What GHD can offer you :The opportunity to work on complex multidisciplinary tailings projects, and support of technical advancement and career growthA team of respected and experienced tailings engineers/specialists around Australia to collaborate with • A higher than industry average diversity in the TeamFlexible work arrangementsAn opportunity to work on successful international collaborationsOpportunity to work through the life cycle of projects in your area of interestEncouragement to think of innovative solutions, andParticipation in industry conferences and seminarsAbout Our RoleDue to continuing strong growth, our Brisbane CBD based team has a need for three (3) Technical Director – (Tailings & Mine Waste) to complement our existing Tailing and Mine Waste team. GHD has a significant profile across Australia in tailings management and mine waste services for Tier 1 mining clients.The successful applicant will be a degree qualified Civil or Geotechnical engineer with a minimum of 15 years’ of relevant experience. You will have a proven track record in project and technical delivery, mentoring team members and the ability to create strong relationships with clients.Key responsibilities:Technical leadership, often in multi-disciplinary teams, for planning, feasibility studies and detailed design project phases;Tailings dam design including earth and concrete dam foundations, embankment dam stability, hydraulic analysis, water balance, deposition planning, groundwater analysisSignificant experience in scoping and delivery geotechnical investigationsUndertaking dam safety inspectionsDam safety risk assessmentsProvide construction certification and field engineering for tailings storage facility projectsClient relationship development, both nationally and internationally using your established networksMentor and train other GHD staffAbout youSuccessful candidates will ideally possess the following skills and experience:Connected network across the industry and industry profileSubstantial experience in tailings dams and mine waste engineering is essential, ideally in a consulting environment.You will have excellent communication skills and be proactive and innovativeYou will be able to direct and manage small to medium project teams and work within the wider GHD tailings and dams’ community on larger projects.RPEQ accreditation / Professional Engineer accreditationDetailed knowledge of ANCOLD, ICOLD and other industry guidelinesBroad range of experience in planning, design and construction phase servicesExperience in leading and mentoring a project team for tailings storage facility planning, investigation and designComputer knowledge and skills relevant to geotechnical and dam engineering analyses, andCommercial acumenQualifications The successful applicant will possess :Relevant qualifications in civil engineering (e.g. Bachelor of Engineering), andPostgraduate qualifications will be favourably considered.Our offerThis is a rare opportunity to join a proudly employee owned professional services company at the forefront of where the industry is headed. Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working arrangements for both men and women is central to the way GHD does business. As well as creating, a nurturing environment where people are empowered and are encouraged to bring their whole-self to work. You will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from inspiring colleagues as well as personalised career development through the GHD Business School.BenefitsStaff discounts on selected health insurance, gyms, travel and accommodationA generous parental leave policy for both women and menAccess to an employee assistance program• A variety of flexible working arrangementsAn inclusive environment that wins awards for workplace diversityJoin a professional community of more than 10,000 committed people who come together seamlessly and share a vision for a sustainable future.How to ApplyIf you would like to apply for this position, please submit your covering letter and resume via agency applications will not be accepted for this position.