McMillen Jacobs Associates
  • 18-Feb-2021 to 19-Apr-2021 (MST)
  • Sydney, AUS
  • Salary
  • Full Time

McMillen Jacobs Associates' Sydney office is looking for a Project Engineer with 5 - 8 years of relevant experience in geotechnical engineering. Candidates would preferably have a background in the design of heavy civil structures for underground projects to Australian Standards. The successful candidate will be based in the Sydney office and will serve on projects within Australia and New Zealand.


  • Manages small projects or tasks associated with major projects.
  • Performs work that typically involves conventional practice but may include complexities, such as conflicting requirements or expectations and unsuitability of conventional materials, requiring detailed consideration and coordination of input.
  • Work requires a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a good knowledge of principles and practices of related specialties.
  • Coordinates the development of deliverables.


  • Bachelor of Engineering with a geotechnical emphasis.
  • Master of Science Degree in Civil engineering with a geotechnical emphasis is favourable. Ability to develop and review designs, drawings, specifications, and technical memoranda.
  • Excellent interpersonal, coordination and teamwork skills.
  • Detailed knowledge of tunnel and shaft excavation, ground support and permanent lining construction methods would be considered advantageous.
  • Strong industry experience in ground structure interaction modelling (e.g., UDEC and FLAC).
  • General understanding of structural design (Concrete and Steel) for ground support, tunnel linings, retaining walls and shafts would be an advantage
  • Functional experience in development of 3D models using Rhinoceros 3D or similar software.
  • Strong communication and technical writing skills (fluent in English for both spoken and written).
  • Willing to travel within Australia and New Zealand for short term assignments
  • Professional Registration, License or other specialty certification.
  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident

Company Bio:

McMillen Jacobs is a full-service environmental, engineering, and construction firm in the water resources, transportation and power sectors. Through our 21 offices and over 430 staff members, we offer public and private clients planning, design and construction services. We offer specialist consulting for underground engineering, hydropower, pipelines, marine structures and construction disputes resolution.

McMillen Jacobs Associates is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment related decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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