Civil Engineer - Mine Waste and Tailings - Brisbane, Australia

SRK Brisbane
Level 5 200 Mary Street Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
+61 7 3054 5000
+61 7 3832 9330

SRK Consulting is an employee-owned, independent, international consulting practice, providing integrated consulting services to the international resource sector.

We are seeking Civil or Geotechnical Engineers with some experience in design and or construction of tailings storage facilities and mine waste management in Australia.

The successful candidate will be part of our Brisbane based team which provides excellent opportunities for mentoring in addition to working on challenging projects and the opportunity to provide design input to best practice standards.

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Developing designs for mine waste facilities (tailings storage facilities, heap leach pads and waste dumps) at all stages from concept to closure.
  • Undertaking engineering analyses such as stability, seepage and water balance modelling.
  • Preparing technical deliverables including proposals, reports and construction documentation.
  • Overseeing construction and operation of mine waste facilities.
  • Undertaking geotechnical investigations and interpreting results.
  • Liaising with internal and external clients.
  • Working with other team members, specialists from other disciplines and mentoring junior staff.

Essential Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering.
  • At least 3 years' post-graduation experience in a similar role.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and language fluency in English.
  • Australian Resident or existing Working Visa (essential).

In return for considering a future with us, we offer:

  • Opportunities for career and professional development including support to become a Chartered Professional Engineer.
  • A competitive salary, performance bonuses and shareholding opportunities in the company.
  • A flexible work environment and convenient Brisbane CBD based location.
  • Mentoring by Principal Consultants who are global leaders in their fields.
  • International travel and opportunities to work with SRK practices overseas.
  • Interaction with other discipline areas on multidisciplinary studies to expand your knowledge base.

Please apply through Seek, by email or through our website at Enquiries are welcome and can be directed to The HR Manager at All discussions are strictly confidential.

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