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GHD Australia

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  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2021 Graduate Civil/Geotechnical Engineer – Tailings Dams

Brisbane
GHD is seeking a final year Civil/Geotechnical Engineering student to join our 2021 Graduate Program in our Tailings Dams team.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
1
Salary
$65,000 - $69,999
Start Date
1 Feb 2021

Application dates

Applications Open
15 Sep 2020
Applications Close
5 Oct 2020

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Graduation Results
50 - 64% WAM (Pass)
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
E
Civil Engineering & Construction
Geomatic Engineering

GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, architecture, environmental services to private and public sector clients across five continents. Passionate about building lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 10,000 people deliver projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

GHD is continuing our commitment in the engagement and development of young talent throughout our business and, as such, we have a role for a final year Civil/Geotechnical Engineering student to join our 2021 Graduate Program in our Tailings Dams team.

Our Tailings and Mine Waste Team services to a diverse range of mining organisations and project sites in geographical locations primarily in Australia but also overseas. We undertake an important role of making tailings storage facilities 'safe to build, safe to operate and safe to close' while meeting all regulatory and national/ international guidelines requirement as part of governance. With this comes a diverse range of experience in the tailings industry with integrated involvement in multiple disciplines with a strong focus on quality and risk management. Due to the varied number of technical disciplines, many projects are heavily collaborative within a team that values the differing strengths brought to the table by individuals in the team. The Tailings team has a dynamic group of young professionals, mentored by industry recognised leaders who are invested in career progression, succession planning and maintaining the tight knit bond of the team.

Areas you will be exposed to:

  • A large range of exciting projects to work on
  • A focus on Geotechnical and incorporates multiple disciplines such as civil, structures, surface water, hydrology, environmental and geology in every project
  • Working through the full cycle of a project from concept to construction where a graduate gets an unique opportunity to be involved in all stages (tailings storage planning, geotechnical investigation, embankment design, access road and stormwater structure design, construction quality assurance, regular inspections, embankment monitoring and part of digital journey)
  • Exposure to client relations and responsibilities being involved in project management, client workshops and client reviews

With every project being different, you are constantly learning/challenging yourself to make a difference with innovative thoughts and ideas

To be successful in this role you will

Be passionate about your field, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high attention to detail, enjoy building networks and working with others and have a willingness to learn and experience new opportunities in a multidisciplinary environment.

Within our encouraging environment, your initiative and desire to learn will result in outstanding career opportunities.

What we offer

This graduate role commences the first of February 2021.
We are passionate about the development of our students with ongoing opportunities for:

  • Networking, training, mentoring, and exposure to different business areas and career paths.
  • Entry-level professionals are actively involved in a variety of challenging projects that will develop their technical and professional skills.
  • Long-term career prospects include Graduate opportunities, supervisory and management responsibilities, leading major projects, or technical specialisation depending on your interest.

We offer an opportunity to join a diverse and dynamic employee owned company, a professional working environment with career development potential, flexible hours and a competitive salary package based on qualifications, skills and experience in a privately held, quality driven and client focused company.

Why GHD

Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride. Our ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

So, do you have: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

How do you apply

  1. Select the "Apply Online" button below.
  2. Please allow up to 10 minutes to complete the questions included in the application form.
  3. Upload a copy of your current CV and academic transcript/s.

Applications close Tuesday 6th October 2020

The recruitment process

We want you to have a positive experience, and at GHD we do this by utilising technology to keep the process timely and easy to complete. We know you are busy, so we may use processes such as video interview (pre-recorded) . If your application passes the initial shortlisting stage, then you will invited to complete this with a set deadline. We will give you the instructions at the time, but as a guide, you will have approximately 72 hours to complete these from when the invite is sent. As most communication is via email, we recommend that you use an email address that you check regularly.

As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Upon request, GHD will provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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