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Site Engineer - Newcastle

We are seeking an engineer to join our team on-site to assist on projects in the Newcastle region.

About Keller Australia

We are Australia's leader in geotechnical solutions and proud to be one of the globally connected companies of Keller, the world’s largest geotechnical engineering contractor. We have delivered industry leading foundations and ground improvement solutions to the building, construction, and mining industries in Australia for over 60 years. 

About the role

We are seeking an engineer to join our team on-site to assist on projects in the Newcastle region. This role will require someone who is passionate about geotechnical engineering and eager to learn the different dynamics of engineering, construction, geotechnics, and business development.  

You will be responsible for

  • Reviewing tender schedules, drawings, and geotechnical reports, and providing summaries as required 
  • Undertaking risk assessments and cost benefit analysis on tenders
  • Preparing budgets and tenders for foundation and ground improvement solutions, while working with the design and estimating teams to determine best solutions 
  • Preparing and carrying out foundation and ground improvement designs and following certification inspections through on-site 
  • Providing design support for projects under construction
  • Visiting sites to carry out inspections / soil logging / pile testing

About you

To be successful in this role you will be a team player, adaptable, and someone who is comfortable rolling up their sleeves and joining our team out on site.

To be considered for this position, you will

  • Degree qualified in civil engineering or related discipline with exposure to geotechnical engineering content  

  • Ideally 2-4 years’ experience as an engineer 

  • Hold a construction industry White Card (or willing to obtain one)

  • Have good communication skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrate good problem-solving skills while working in a high-pressure environment 

  • Show initiative and can work autonomously as well as part of a team

  • Basic AutoCAD or experience in the construction industry will also be highly regarded 

Please note this role may require some travel to regional / interstate locations and periods of time working away from home.


At Keller Australia we have a strong focus on health and safety, offer an inclusive work environment, and are committed to ongoing development and recognition of employees' contributions and input.

We are a diverse and inclusive organisation where differences are valued. We welcome people of all backgrounds, experiences, and abilities to apply. 

How to apply

If you love what you’ve heard and are ready to join the Keller Team, apply online today.

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Please note Keller have a strong commitment to health and safety, a pre-employment medical (including a drug and alcohol screen) will be required for the successful candidate.

Unfortunately due to the number of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.