Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-140203
  • LocationSydney
  • Salary$950 - $1000 per day
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted28 days ago
  • ConsultantAndrew Murphy
The regional Geotechnical Scientist in the Technical Services Branch provides investigations, analyses, interpretations and advice with respect to the geotechnical, pavement and materials aspects of infrastructure.
Key Responsibilities
  • Contribute to the management of the dept geotechnical, pavements and materials risk by developing and/or adopting appropriate standards, testing and improving practices, briefing and managing advice from internal and external experts, applying policies, guidelines and specifications, managing the use of natural materials and imported fills, and reducing the risk of premature geotechnical or pavement failures.
  • Contribute to the development and retention of geotechnical, pavements and materials capability in the Region by supporting state-wide and Regional technical programs and discipline networks, contributing to workforce and career development planning, delivering training, partnering with industry, academia and other bodies.
  • Support the informed purchaser role in relation to geotechnical, pavements and materials advice by developing project briefs and managing consultants and contractors, providing advice to project managers, and undertaking review, assessment, approval and accreditation activities.
  • Support asset whole of life objectives by providing a high level of expertise and innovation in analysis, design and research, and the adoption of best practice methods and techniques in design, construction and material usage including recycled materials.
  • Deliver effective technical services to clients by participation in multi-function teams, providing complex and strategic technical advice, technical oversight of internal and external laboratory services and by providing and managing specialist services.
  • Deliver operational effectiveness within budget constraints by project planning and direction, coordination with resource planning, compliance with business reporting, WHS and environmental requirements and support of quality systems.
Key Experience
  • Proven experience in the provision of earthworks specialist advice and the management of technical risk in infrastructure projects.
  • Knowledge of WHS and environmental requirements for geotechnical fieldwork and site supervision.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in geology or related science/engineering discipline.
  • Possess a current and valid Australian motor vehicle driver’s license and willingness to work outside regular working hours and travel on occasion.
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