Lead Geotechnical Engineer

  • Fortescue Metals Group Ltd
  • Australia, WA
  • Nov 22, 2021
Engineering Full-time

Job Description:

At Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) we are leading the global energy transition by developing a portfolio of renewable energy and green hydrogen projects.

Our large scale, low-cost hydropower, geothermal, solar and wind assets will support establishment of green energy and green product industries around the world.

FFI is committed to building thriving communities by delivering social, environmental and economic benefits.

Lead Geotechnical Engineer

Joining the Geotechnical and Geology team the Lead Geotechnical Engineer will be responsible for leading a team of highly skilled geotechnical engineers providing technical and design support across a broad portfolio of domestic and international major projects.

As the ideal candidate your project experience in Hydropower, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Dams, Tunnelling, Marine and/or Foundations will enable you to provide expert and critical guidance. This is both a technical and leadership role for a talented professional who is currently operating at Principal, Senior Principal or Technical Executive level.

Key accountabilities will include:

Qualifications and skills required:

Candidates must be able to bring a flexible mindset, challenge traditional thinking, and be prepared to work outside of their comfort zone.

Our values drive our culture and performance through a strong focus on safety, family and determination. We celebrate and respect people’s differences and commit to providing an inclusive work environment. This is an exciting time to join Fortescue.

We encourage Aboriginal Australians and female candidates to apply.


Fortescue reserves the right to close applications early should a suitable pool of candidates be identified