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Geotechnical Tailings Engineer – Brisbane, QLD

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Geotechnical Tailings Engineer – Brisbane, Queensland

  • Geotechnical engineer with 10+ years’ experience
  • Work with some of the world’s most highly respected engineers
  • Competitive benefits and remuneration package

Some roles are all about the work. Ours are all about the opportunity. Sharing knowledge, exploring new thinking and delivering smart solutions.

About the role

This is a new full-time opportunity in our team for an Associate/ Principal Tailings Engineer, where you will enjoy working with great colleagues across tailings design studies and advising in mine waste management.

You will be a key person in our Tailings Business, with a focus on providing strong technical and commercial leadership. Your career and technical skillset will benefit by the opportunity to develop your vision, while being surrounded by the deep expertise within our Australian and International Practices.   

Tetra Tech Coffey has the solutions and the expertise to help mining companies meet stringent environmental regulations for tailings discharge and water management while also operating their projects efficiently. 

About you

You will have a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and over 10 years of geotechnical experience. You will be accustomed to interacting with clients and overseeing complex projects, while delivering creative solutions.

The role will include:

  • Being a key person in the development of our Queensland tailings business.
  • Leading teams and exploring innovation into tailings dam analysis and design.
  • Developing high level and detailed designs for tailings storage facilities to meet regulatory and project requirements.
  • Preparing design specifications, scope of works and schedules for construction.
  • Preparing reports and documentation, including design reports, interpretive geotechnical and laboratory reports, construction progress reports, audit and inspection reporting.

If you would like to discuss this role further, please call June Roberts on (02) 9406 1230.

About us

Tetra Tech Coffey is a leading provider of consulting and engineering services in the Asia Pacific.

Our experts are at the forefront of their specialisation in engineering, geotechnical, testing, environmental, and project management services.

You’ll enjoy these benefits:

  • We support you to make space for the other parts of your life - flexible and hybrid work, tailored hours, remote work, study breaks and leave purchase plans enabling you to have up to 8 weeks of annual leave per year!
  • Opportunities to work across a wide variety of projects, clients and sectors
  • Professional development opportunities including coaching by our approachable technical experts
  • Professional memberships
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Participation in company ownership through our employee stock purchase plan
  • Paid parental leave for primary and secondary care givers
  • Employee assistance program available to all staff and their immediate families
  • Multiple Employee Resource Groups that support employees to create collaborative, safe space teams with others who share diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Travel discounts through our corporate traveller program

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
We care about what makes us different - and it’s our people. We understand that uniqueness delivers new thinking. Our clients do too. 

We’re committed to providing a working environment where all employees are valued for their unique contributions and ensuring a workforce which reflects the diversity of our clients and the communities in which we work.

Tetra Tech Coffey Pty Ltd is a member of the Diversity Council Australia.
Tetra Tech Coffey (NZ) Limited is a member of the Diversity Works NZ.



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