National Manager Geotechnical Engineering

Full Time - Posted on September 23, 2021

The Aargus Group of Companies

Be part of an Elite Team

  • Fully Australian Owned
  • 4 Australian States
  • 4 overseas countries
  • Environmental Services
  • Geotechnical Engineering Services
  • Engineering Laboratory Testing Services
  • Geological Services
  • Hydrogeological Services
  • Remediation Services
  • Water & Wastewater Services
  • OH&S Services
  • Training & Interpersonal Development
  • >20,000 projects worldwide

 Role Description

  • Must have had a previous Australian Geotechnical Engineering Senior Role and be an Australian citizen with current drivers license.
  • Must be degree qualified (Geotechnical, Civil Engineering or Engineering Geology) and be able to conduct a wide range of projects covering Geotechnical Investigations, Site Inspections, Pavement Design, Slope Stability, Site Classifications, Modelling and Fieldwork (DCPs, SPTs, CPTs, logging).
  • Able to lead a team of Engineers and Geotechnicians and project manage the respective clients needs.
  • Ability to plan, resource and control projects effectively and safely to ensure work is completed on time and within budget.
  • Ability to plan, coordinate resources and brief personnel on project tasks in accordance to realistic and timely plans and budget forecasts.
  • Monitor and review projects and ensure action is taken if deliverables or deadlines are not being achieved and identify potential problems and obstacles of the project to develop contingencies.
  • Maintain strong relationships with existing clients with excellent communication, high quality service and timely delivery, develop new clients from existing contacts, referrals or opportunities
  • Demonstrated passion for the geotechnical engineering field, with software, communication and report writing skills essential.
  • Provide a cross selling opportunities for environmental, remediation and laboratory projects.
  • Travel for projects and be proficient and autonomous in project design, sampling, conducting & managing fieldwork.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with clients, regulatory bodies, external organisations, government, academia, media and other interested parties.

The Geotechnical Engineering Manager must have at least 10-15 years local experience, relevant qualifications and also have field experience and report writing skills on Australian projects. Ideal experience includes management, business development, field work, report writing, proposal writing and project management and would be expected to have and will have a key focal point for client liaison and report preparation and review.


Aargus understands family and life balance commitments. We offer flexibility in the work hours start/end times and work location plus best of all we are located in a beautiful setting amongst the Olympic Park precinct with a great corporate culture.