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Engineering Geologist

150 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia Req #282
January 10, 2024

Are you looking for an opportunity to…


  • Be based in the beautiful subtropical city of Brisbane, Queensland
  • Leave a positive impact on the environment and communities?
  • Continue your development through mentorship and conferences?
  • Solve some of the most complex problems faced by the mining industry?
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, with high expectations for quality and technical excellence?
  • Be part of a team that is down to earth and up to the challenge.


KCB has an opportunity for early to mid-level Engineering Geologists to join our integrated and multi-disciplinary team based in the Brisbane office. This role will include both office-based and field work commitments which can vary depending on workload. If you share our passion, please apply.

Our projects include tailings residue and waste storage facilities, water management structures, water dams and hydroelectric facilities, and mine infrastructure projects. We are engaged in the entire project cycle from site investigation, design, construction, commissioning, and operations, and closure. We support our clients in Papua New Guinea, West Papua/ Indonesia, Africa and throughout Australia from our Brisbane office, and provide support to other KCB offices for projects located in Canada, South America and Europe. This allows our professionals to gain valuable engineering and project management experience on fascinating projects.


Along with continued career development, KCB offers:

  • Working for an Australian Business Awards Employer of Choice recipient (2015-2023)
  • Competitive remuneration package commensurate with your qualifications and experience
  • 2.5% Additional superannuation and Income Protection Insurance
  • Training and development opportunities and professional registration support
  • Novated leasing (vehicle)
  • Parental and volunteer leave
  • Flexible working arrangements


What we require:

We respect the knowledge and experience you have gained to date and are willing to help you build on it. We do however require the following qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in engineering geology or geotechnical engineering.
  • A post-graduate degree in engineering geology or geotechnical engineering welcomed.
  • 2-5 years’ experience working in geo hazard site assessments and geotechnical site investigation; geological and geomorphological field mapping; remote sensing techniques applicable to mapping hazardous terrain; ground model development and construction monitoring/ supervision.
  • A passion for spending time in the field supporting the project team with field data collection, and office-based work including data processing, modelling and report writing.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; other languages are an asset.
  • Leapfrog modelling software experience would be advantageous.
  • Willing and able to travel both domestically and internationally.

Are you up to the challenge?

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, simply apply on-line with your résumé.


To learn more about projects you could be a part of check out Projects - KCB (klohn.com) and our Careers page for more details.


We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified career seekers. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family Scientists
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • 150 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia