Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is seeking an expression of interest from a Principal Tailings Engineer with an extensive career in mining and civils to join our Perth based Tailings team in 2020.
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. Backed by the support of both local and global leadership this is an opportunity for an experienced Tailings Principal to join and shape the direction of this growing team alongside its group leader.
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.
At Wood you will thrive in a collegiate team culture by partnering with recognised industry innovators and likeminded peers to create new possibilities...
Skills / Qualifications
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:
Managing, investigating and designing all aspects of the tailings life cycle
Design and implementation of geotechnical solutions
Provide technical guidance and advice to other departments and the wider organisation as required
Proactively assist in identifying business opportunities and develop new and existing client relationships
You will have degrees in one / more of the following disciplines:
Geotechnical Engineering / Engineering Geology
Civil engineering (Geotechnical focus)
Earth Science Engineering – with geotechnical unit
Ideally, you will have relevant Australian based tailings design experience however, as a leading international EPCM, Wood welcomes applications from all suitably qualified professionals with 15+ years of proven experience in:
Design and management of tailings projects
Test pit and bore hole logging
Construction supervision of earth structures
Seep and Slope (or similar) design software
Knowledge of water balance, surface water design and earth structures, design or modelling.
If you are Principal Tailings Engineer considering a career move in 2020, we encourage you to apply.
Support for sponsorship and relocation is available for applicants who can demonstrate proven experience in tailings design and management.
Shortlisting will commence immediately.
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com
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.