Distance from location (kms)

Exact 5 10 25 50 100

Posted since

All 2 Days 1 Week 2 Weeks 1 Month

Sort results by

Relevance Date



Geotechnical Resident Engineer

Private Company - Cooma, NSW

Source: uWorkin


The Polyglot Group is seeking a Geotechnical Resident Engineer to be based on-site Near Cooma for our client Lombardi.

About Lombardi:

Being part of a Design Joint Venture (DJV) for one of the most exciting renewable energy projects in Australia currently, they are looking for a Geotechnical Engineer to join their on-site team in South NSW.

The role will be based on site and will comprise specialists of several disciplines (geologist, geotechnical, civil/structural and electro-mechanical).

The role

We are looking for a Lead Geotechnical Engineer for a major hydropower project to liaise with DJV and FGJV on all geological and geotechnical aspects regarding underground excavations & supports. Reporting to the Project Manager, you will be working on 2 weeks on 1 week off/5 days on 2 days off based outside Cooma, NSW.

Your main task and responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting FGJV on all geotechnical aspects regarding excavations by TBM/DB
  • Regularly visiting sites to observe construction works in progress for general conformance with design intent and to resolve issues that may arise during construction
  • Providing response for the RFI’s submitted by the Client and/or the Employer regarding clarification on designs including non-substantial field changes
  • Supporting the the Client in providing response for NCR’s related to unexpected issues found during execution of the works
  • Designing services for review of Shop drawings and Manufacture drawings to verify the design intent for design scope completion
  • Verifying mark-ups of the IFC design drawings with design change information prepared by the Client and verifying the confirmation of design intent
  • Assisting and monitoring the excavation of tunnels and surge shafts
  • Providing testing and commissioning procedures and assistance during the tests through the Resident Engineering Design Site Team
  • Preparing supplemental design information during construction, if needed as Variation
  • Reporting on all the above listed activities by the Resident Engineering Design Site Team and back office on a monthly basis

Selection criteria

In order to be successful for this position, you should have:

  • Degree qualifications in in Geotechnical Engineering or Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • A minimum of 15 years experience.
  • Extensive experience as resident engineer on large infrastructure projects.
  • Experience in geotechnical design of underground structures in rock conditions
  • Experience on site with TBM excavation, and Drill & Blast
  • Experience in on-site & lab quality control and assurance of civil construction works (e.g. concrete testing)
  • Familiar with site quality management, including inspection & test plans of civil construction works
  • Relevant training, certification and accreditation in NSW (White Card, Safety certifications for underground works, working at heights, etc.)

A salary of up to 250,000 is offered for the right person.