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Geotechnical Engineer

150 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia Req #283
January 10, 2024

Are you looking for an opportunity to …

  • Be based in the beautiful subtropical city of Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Apply and develop your dam engineering skills in challenging environments, including active seismic regions with weak soils and epic rainfall? Your designs will be proof tested!
  • Travel internationally, with a talented team of world-recognised engineers
  • Work on large-scale, world-class mining projects as part of a team of passionate, talented, and experienced engineers and geoscientists delivering high quality services to our clients.
  • Have a direct impact on the legacy of mining and 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.


Intrigued? Read on

One of our tag lines “Down to Earth / Up to the Challenge” says a lot about who we are. We are looking for people who want to be part of a highly motivated group that works with clients to achieve their objectives, while leaving a positive impact on the environment and local communities. We are particularly interested in your ability to work with dam design teams.

Our focus is on mine waste and water management and our clients are some of the largest mining companies in the world. We’re a mid-sized consultancy with interoffice co-operation, our offices are in some of the world’s most beautiful locations, and we have opportunities to move around.


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, salary range 85,000 - 119,000
  • 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


If you are registered, or eligible to register as a Professional Engineer, have a Graduate or Post-Graduate degree in Civil or Geotechnical Engineering and more than 5 years of applicable experience in engineering consulting or the mining industry, we want to hear from you!


We value your:

  • Strong initiative, innovation, and commitment to technical excellence.
  • Energy and drive toward long-term success.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and increase your technical skills and professional experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Applicable experience in: site investigation and laboratory testing of soils and rock; earthworks and construction monitoring, geotechnical data analysis and reporting.
  • Exceptional team spirit, interpersonal skills and your ability to build long-term, successful relationships with our project teams and our clients.


Are you up to the challenge?

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

To learn more about projects you could be a part of check our 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 Engineers
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 150 Mary St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia