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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Information
LocationCivil Engineering Jobs in Gauteng
SalaryR900k – R700k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBEng or BSc Civil Engineering
Experience20 years of specialised experience in geotechnical investigations and foundation design of water retaining structures

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Geotechnical Engineer

A reputable firm of consulting engineering is looking to appoint a Senior Geotechnical Engineer in their offices in Gauteng.

Minimum Requirements:

• BEng or BSc Civil Engineering

• Professionally registered with ECSA as a PrEng

• 20 years of specialised experience in geotechnical investigations and foundation design of water retaining structures

• Knowledge of local soil and geological conditions as well construction practices of water retaining structures.

• Experience gained at reputable companies


• Conduct geotechnical evaluation and recommendations for the construction of water retaining structures.

• Determine design criteria and site conditions (in-situ soil classification, hydraulic conductivity, potential expansiveness, groundwater, active and passive soil pressure, total and differential settlement, design bearing capacity etc.)

• Compile a geotechnical data report (to summarise geotechnical information accumulated in the field reconnaissance, data review, field explorations, field resistivity, and laboratory testing)

• Compile a geotechnical recommendations report (to include recommendations for the Design Engineer for foundation types and materials, with a cost and feasibility analysis of each proposed foundation type)

• Submit signed off drawings and a BOQ of the approved foundation method to The Client.

Should you meet the above requirements please send a detailed CV to; or call Anna/Vanda/Roxanne/Mariska on 021 555 0432

Salary: R900k – R700k

Reference: TD07082015GEAK

Location: Gauteng


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