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Senior Geotechnical Engineer - GHANA

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Ghana
SalaryR950k - R750k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBSc/BEng, PrEng
Experience6 - 10 years

Job Description

International firm of Consulting Engineers is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join the Jhb operations for a project in Ghana

Job Responsibilities:

Functional Output

Participate in geotechnical engineering projects in the mining and industrial sectors.

Keep abreast of advancing technologies, methods and research & development.

Manage, analyse and geotechnical reporting for projects.

Provide safety leadership in identifying and alleviating / eliminating high priority safety hazards and complete 4 OH&S incident reporting each year.

Participate in training activities, mentoring and transferring knowledge to junior geotechnical engineers.

Plan, develop schedules, coordinate and direct manpower on important engineering projects to meet completion deadlines.

Supervise, coordinate and review/evaluate activities carried out by junior engineers.

Prepare proposals and reports for clients.

Other duties as required.

Project Management & Technical Expertise

Continued development of key skills in Project Management.

Participation in professional development activities.

Continued professional development in support of professional registration.


Develop ownership culture.

Contribute towards a healthy team mentality among peers.

Work with management to deliver on company priorities.

Business Development (Internal and external clients)

Follow engineering business development plan.

Business Systems

Participate and promote the company's Africa's business systems.

Be an active part of the team, operational best practice and Balance Score Card.


Innovative and Technical Excellence

Identify and implement opportunities to apply company engineering expertise.

Implement Projects that contain elements of the core company engineering expertise.

Promote and develop new technical services and/or tools.


Positive financial contribution.

Execute projects in accordance with company's financial target in terms of profitability.

Manage debtors in accordance with company targets.

Health & Safety

Promote Health and Safety systems and program priorities.

Act as an custodian of golder's Health and Safety best practice.

Health and safety performance indicators in line with target.

Job Requirements:

Able and willing to make judgements and decisions

Relevant Degree in Civil /Geological Engineering

Eligible for registration with GhIE.

6-10 Years experience post graduation

Geotechnical experience at a consulting firm preferred

Exposure to mining and industrial projects

Project Management Skills

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to You can also contact Roxanne on 021 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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