Graduate Geotechnical (Civil) Engineer - Cairns

Stratford QLD 4870

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual who has recently graduated from a geotechnical or civil engineering degree to join our Cairns team. In this role you will get the opportunity to develop your professional skills as you support a variety of projects both in the field and in the office. You will be exposed to all areas of the projects you work on and have the opportunity to turn theory into professional experience as you will be hands on.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting senior staff on geotechnical and environmental engineering projects.
  • Field investigation work.
  • Soil, surface and groundwater sampling.
  • Site history investigations.
  • Logging of subsurface conditions.
  • Laboratory and on-site testing.
  • Proposal and report writing.

About You

The successful applicant will ideally be a recent graduate of local universities or live close to Cairns. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to operate effectively in a team environment. You must not only be a keen learner with a positive, can-do attitude, you must also be practical and enjoy working outdoors and be comfortable working independently in rural and occasionally remote locations. Intermediate MS Office suite and a current manual driver's licence is essential. Previous experience within a similar role will be highly regarded.

Advantages and Benefits of Working for Douglas Partners

  • Enjoy working for a company that is committed to investing in your future. You will be part of a supportive environment where you will be encouraged to continue your professional development to advance your technical and leadership expertise. We offer generous support for completion of further studies.
  • Our ethos is to allow employees to enjoy the benefits of their efforts. This includes regular salary reviews, an annual bonus system, an overtime system, and potential to become a shareholder. Extended annual leave and superannuation are provided following service milestones.

If the position sounds like you, we would like to hear from you. Application should include:

  • a brief cover letter;
  • a resume and any work experience references;
  • a copy of university transcript.

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