Current Opportunities

CLOSED: Geotechnical Engineer / Engineering Geologist

This position is now closed

We are seeking a highly motivated person who has completed professional qualifications in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology, preferably with Honours, to join our new office in North-west Sydney. Ideally, you will have up to 3 years of experience working as a Geotechnical Engineer or Engineering Geologist.

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.

  • Construction inspections and supervision.

  • Proposal and report writing.


About The Candidate

The successful applicant(s) will have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to operate effectively in a team environment. The applicant must not only be a keen learner with a positive, can-do attitude, they must also enjoy working outdoors and be comfortable working independently in rural and occasionally remote locations. The applicant must hold a current driver’s licence, and have the ability to work any day or night of the week if required.

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 and gaining chartered status.

  • 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.

Application should include:
  • a brief cover letter

  • a resume and any work experience references

  • a copy of university transcript

Only Australian citizens or permanent residents need apply.

(Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted)