Career Opportunity

Senior Geotechnical Engineers – Expressions of Interest

About Us

Knight Piésold is a specialised international consulting firm offering engineering and environmental services in Mining, Environment, Hydropower, Water Resources, and Roads & Construction Services. We are proud of the longstanding relationships we have with our clients and delivery of exceptional services on a global scale.


The Role

We are seeking expressions of interest for experienced Senior Geotechnical Engineers to join our team for upcoming positions in 2019. The Geotechnical Engineer will provide accurate geotechnical information through effective geotechnical investigations, and factual and interpretive reporting. The key areas of responsibility of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Design and construction of earthworks related to mining infrastructure, such as tailings water dams, foundation earthworks, et;
  • Assisting with the planning, acquisition and analysis of field data including geotechnical logging and mapping;
  • Assist with geotechnical drilling programs;
  • Site supervision and  logging;
  • Laboratory testing;
  • Numerical modelling and analysis

This role will require regular travel to project sites, including remote locations, however with periods of office-based work.

Suitable applicants will be placed in a pool from which appointments may be made within the next 12 months.


Our Ideal Candidate

Applicants will ideally have previous experience working within a consulting environment and experience on construction sites (preferable mining). Our ideal candidates will also possess:

  • Strong geotechnical design experience and technical skills.
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills.
  • Flexibility to travel both interstate and internationally including remote locations


Knight Piésold offer excellent remuneration packages and a competitive range of benefits including performance bonus incentive programs, and training and development opportunities.

If you would like to join a growing, dynamic and people-oriented organisation, please submit your resume and cover letter to