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Geotechnical Engineer - Mine Waste

Job Information
SalaryR1.2mil – R900k
Job TypePermanent
Educationbachelor’s degree in civil engineering
Experience8 years’ post-graduate experience

Job Description

A large consulting company with offices across South Africa and internationally is looking for a Geotechnical Engineer - Mine Waste.

Join a leading firm of engineers, with a reputation for excellence and exceptional culture.

Minimum requirements:

• A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.

• Post-graduate studies in Geotechnical Engineering field preferable.

• At least 8 years’ post-graduate experience.

• Professional registration with ECSA or similar

• Consolidated experience in Geotechnical Investigations – Factual and Interpretive.

• Proven record of independent work and ability to work effectively within a team environment.

• Proven track record of working on large, intermediate, and small size jobs in a cross section of sectors.

• Solid technical knowledge and application in soil/rock mechanics.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Project management of geological and geotechnical projects, including multi-disciplinary projects, tailings facility site investigations, buildings, and infrastructure projects.

• Interpret geological and geotechnical data, perform analysis, and draw conclusions/recommendations.

• Prepare proposals, tenders, reports, and other technical deliverables.

• Manage, perform analysis and conduct field observations and carry out geological and geotechnical reporting for projects.

• Use judgement in making adaptations and modifications where required and in association with other Senior Engineers.

• Characterise ground conditions and materials.

• Prepare proposals including determining methodology and compilation of cost estimations.

• Supervise work of technicians on site and junior professional staff where required.

• Identify safety hazards, report OH&S incidents and conduct all work in a safe manner.

• Complete inductions and pre-requisites as required.

• Carry out client and business development activities.

• Prepare presentation materials and present to clients.

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to or call Roxanne/Hannah/Stella on 021 555 0432.

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