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WSP USA Project Geologist / Project Manager in Richmond, Australia

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow both professionally and personally.

Golder has a new opportunity for a Geotechnical Engineer with between 3 to 10 years of experience to join our team on a full-time basis based in Melbourne . Golder has long been considered a front runner in delivering geotechnical services to the renewable energy and land development sectors and this role is part of a strategic plan to continue to grow and be a leader in these fields. The role will focus on the delivery of renewables and land development projects to our existing and potential clients. The specifics of the role are flexible and can be tailored depending on the successful candidate’s level of experience and skills.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of proposals for the provision of geotechnical services, including site investigation, laboratory testing, geotechnical analysis and modelling, reporting and construction phase services.

  • Project management and coordination of renewables and land development projects, focusing on projects in Victoria, as well as having involvement in projects across Australia and New Zealand as required.

  • Management of site investigation programs with multiple engineers and sub-contractors at locations across Australia.

  • Liaise with Clients and key stakeholders to deliver geotechnical services.

  • Provide technical advice on geotechnical issues to Clients and less experienced internal staff.

  • Attend project sites where required to supervise and coordinate site investigation and construction phase assessment works.

  • Prepare geotechnical site investigation and interpretive reports and technical advice memorandums.

  • Liaise with specialists from other disciplines or offices within Golder to deliver combined services (including geotechnical, environmental, hydrogeological, civil and structural design).

  • Project management, budgeting and quality control for consulting assignments;

  • Embrace and lead our strong HSSE culture, providing safety leadership in identifying and alleviating/ eliminating high priority safety hazards.

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology.

  • 3 years relevant experience within a consulting firm or similar.

  • Previous operational, technical and project management exposure.

  • Experience on renewables and land development projects in Australia favorable.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail.

  • Strong ability to analyse, interpret and communicate information.

  • Flexible, adaptive to change and demanding conditions.

  • Ability to build rapport amongst clients and other industry leads.

Your benefits at Golder will include

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching.

  • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment.

  • Great company environment & culture.

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects.

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages.

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients. By joining forces with WSP in 2021, Golder is now part of a 14,000-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents. Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

At Golder, we care about our people – we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined are encouraged to apply for this role.

Please note: Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.


Title: *Project Geologist / Project Manager *

Location: AUS-Richmond

Requisition ID: 21002334