岩土工程师负责计划，指导和指挥调研工作，分析土壤和岩石在已设计建筑重压下的特性，设计建筑物上下的土基。可能需要注册或许可。 Plans, directs and conducts survey work to analyse the likely behaviour of soil and rock when placed under pressure by proposed structures, and designs above and below ground foundations. Registration or licensing may be required.
岩土工程师的技能等级为1 (ANZSCO Skill Level 1)。
EA - 澳大利亚工程师协会工程师职业评估 Engineers Australia：雅思4个6，工学学位，评估有效期5年。
A Washington Accord accredited engineering degree
相当于工学学位、荣誉工学学位或工学硕士的资格，或者 Either a qualification comparable to a: Bachelor of Engineering, or Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours), or Master of Engineering degree OR
7级或7级以上资格，此资格有IPENZ的信函，证明此学位符合新西兰对于特许专业工程师的注册要求，或者 A qualification at Level 7 or higher with a letter from IPENZ certifying that the degree and any further learning meets the academic requirements for registration as a ‘Chartered Professional Engineer’ in New Zealand OR
在新西兰注册特许专业工程师 NZ registration as a ‘Chartered Professional Engineer’
Registration or licensing may be required.
Queensland - Professional engineers whose work is not supervised by a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland must be registered to practise in Queensland.
National - The National Professional Engineers Register (NPER) is widely recognised throughout Australia and, in many cases, is accepted as evidence of the required qualifications and competencies for registration under state and territory registration schemes (see above). NPER is administered by Engineers Australia under advice from the National Engineering Registration Board.