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Golder Associates Principal Geotechnical Engineer in St. Leonards, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Principal Geotechnical Engineer to join our Geotechnical team on a full-time basis based in Sydney .

In this highly visible role you the focus is to deliver best practice consulting services to clients in the New South Wales region and assist in interstate and international projects; augmenting Golder’s global reach.

Key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Deliver best practice consulting services to clients, based in Sydney, focusing on projects in New South Wales

  • Technical Leadership primarily for projects in infrastructure (rail, ports and roads), mining and power

  • Winning new business by showcasing our core business and technical bench strength in the market and government

  • Providing support to other client sectors, such as contaminated land, waste and oil/gas

  • Technical Reviewer fostering technical quality of deliverables in Sydney

  • Manage key clients developing strategy, technical service offerings and significant business opportunities

  • Contribute to office strategy and direction as a key senior member of staff

  • Leadership of project teams on consulting assignments

  • Project management, budgeting and quality control for consulting assignments

  • Embrace and lead our strong H&S culture

  • Participate in industry groups and/or expert panels as part of maintaining high industry profile

  • Liaise with specialists from other disciplines or offices with Golder Associates

  • Mentor staff and respectfully coach and nurture Golder Values to enable to reach their career growth and professional development

  • Participate in the national and global Golder’s Technical Geotechnical Community at industry fora, key tertiary student bodies and grow our alumni.

Skills , Qualifications, and Experience

  • A broad geotechnical engineering background

  • Significant experience within a consultancy environment

  • Team management experience and/or experience in a similar role

  • Proven ability to manage and develop client rela tionships, projects and project teams

  • Strong interpersonal communication, influencing, motivational and conceptual thinking skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Minimum Bachelor Civil/Geotechnical Engineering degree

  • Possess or eligible to register for CPEng

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Option to purchase shares in Golder

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

  • Global projects and travel opportunities

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder’s 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

*Title: *Principal Geotechnical Engineer**

*Location: *AUS-St. Leonards**

*Requisition ID: *17000117**

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