Company: Wood
Skills: Geotechnical Engineer, Civil Construction
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Civil / Geotechnical / Tailings Engineer with 2 - 10 years of proven experience in geotechnical or civil engineering to join our Perth based Tailings team in a permanent role.

Wood is a leader in modern tailings disposal system development, design and construction, offering innovative tailings management technologies and customised solutions to meet project-specific requirements. Through our team of multi-discipline professionals, we design elegant tailings solutions that are seamlessly integrated with mining and processing facilities, affording clients safe, reliable and cost-effective operations.

As part of its strategic growth plan, Wood's highly regarded global Tailings group is looking to build capability within the Australia / Asia Pacific region to complement its long-standing Australian Mining & Minerals business. With the ongoing expansion of this team, backed by global leadership this is a genuine opportunity for accelerated career progression.

At Wood you will thrive in a collegiate team culture partnering with likeminded, agile industry peers who are highly experienced, qualified and recognised industry innovators to create new possibilities...

You will be exposed to a diverse range of mining and civil geotechnical engineering projects for both internal and external clients with a focus on:
  • Design and implementation of geotechnical solutions
  • Managing, investigating and designing all aspects of the tailings life cycle
  • Reporting to internal & external stakeholders as part of a diverse team of experienced industry professionals

Working from our centrally located Perth CBD offices you will also enjoy free 24/7 access to an exclusive onsite gym and superb end of trip facilities to ensure you make the most of Western Australia's lifestyle.

Skills / Qualifications

You will have degrees in one or more of the following disciplines:
  • Geotechnical Engineering / Engineering Geology
  • Civil engineering (Geotechnical focus)
  • Earth Science Engineering - with geotechnical unit

You will have proven experience in:
  • Design and management of tailings projects
  • AutoCad or 3D civil modelling experience
  • Test pit and bore hole logging
  • Construction supervision of earth structures
  • Seep and Slope (or similar) design software

You will also have knowledge of water balance , surface water design and earth structures, design or modelling.

What may set you apart will be relevant Australian based, tailings design experience however, as a global leader in engineering, project and technical services, Wood welcomes applications from all suitably qualified professionals. Support for sponsorship and relocation is available for applicants who can demonstrate proven and relevant experience in tailings design and management.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.