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Geotechnical Engineer - Experienced

Geotechnical engineering is the study of the behaviour of soils under the influence of loading forces and soil-water interactions. This knowledge is applied to the design of foundations, retaining walls, earth dams, clay liners, geosynthetics for waste containment, slope stability assessments, erosion studies and pavement design of roads and airports. Geotechnical engineers are involved with the design of foundations for buildings and bridges, in the design of temporary and permanent excavation supports, for route selection for railways and highways, to the increasingly important areas of landfill disposal of wastes and groundwater contamination.

Environment: Office/Site

Education: Degree

Category: Design/Consulting

Salary Range: $100,000+