Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Mandaluyong City
Reference: ASI00024E
Contact Name: Escalada, Shairane
Job Published: November 30, 2021 23:29

Job Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter, more connected and more sustainable. In our built environment work, that means designing spaces that foster innovation, cultivate collaboration and drive the next great discovery for humanity.

Bring your creativity, collaborative spirit and extreme attention to detail, and we’ll help you grow, pursue and fulfill what drives you – so we can deliver extraordinary solutions for a better tomorrow, together.

As a geotechnical professional you will be provided with the opportunity to support the management, development and growth of Jacobs client base within infrastructure, mining, gas, power and water utilities sectors. To excel in this role, strategic thinking and communication skills to influence positive outcomes, effective leadership, development of new client relationships and technical delivery are key success factors.

Broader aspects of this position will require you to assist and manage bid processes, win work and provide support in the coaching and mentoring of new and existing Jacobs’ personnel to promote knowledge sharing and technical excellence within the team.

To excel in this role key success factors will include:

Able to lead a team of junior and intermediate engineers on a wide range of design and design review projects. Provision of technical quality and innovation; Proven experience undertaking and project managing geotechnical field investigations and the use of associated geotechnical software; Proven report writing skills; Demonstrate strong business acumen and client relationship skills; Demonstrate good people management and mentoring skills; Possess good communication skills that positively influence outcomes.

Have proven relevant effective project delivery experience and demonstrate a broad geotechnical competency. Establishes positive client relationships. Is proactive and anticipates client requirements. Takes personal responsibility for client satisfaction. Meets long term client needs. Shows genuine concern for clients’ needs, their emphasis on what is important and/or urgent and takes appropriate steps to meet their expectations.

Follows through – ensures that there is follow up on client enquires, request or complaints. Assists with the growth of the work pipeline. Identifies and contributes to geotechnical / multidiscipline bids. As appropriate, undertakes Project Manager roles.

Support the geotechnical lead in developing and enhancing capabilities and broadening areas of business. Integrates new learning into work methods. Completes tasks in accordance with plans. Verifies that the recommended approach or presented solution is correct and seeks guidance when the situation is unclear. Recognises and acts on present issues.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Preferably Civil Engineering graduate or Masters in Geotechnical Engineering, having good experience in geotechnical design firm (experience in infrastructure projects and geotechnical engineering), excellent verbal and written communication skills, good experience in various areas of geotechnical investigation (includes preparation of Scope, specification, BoQ & layout), design of shallow and deep foundations.


Experience should include, earth retention system, tunnelling, slope risk assessment, seepage analysis, embankment design and associated infrastructure projects, sound understanding of relevant geotechnical international and local standards, proven experience working in a detail design and EPC environment would be advantageous, sound interpersonal and technical management skills demonstrated ability to lead a group of geotechnical engineers in delivering solutions, proactive and quick learner, preparation of technical notes, interpretative reports and interaction with contractors & clients, geotechnical Investigation experience.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. 

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. 

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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