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Senior Geotechnical Engineer

Job Information
LocationEngineering Jobs in Johannesburg
SalaryR850k – R650k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBEng Hons Geotech
Experience10 - 15 years

Job Description

Leading firm of consulting engineers is looking for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer who can provide a lead role for an already established team of engineers and engineering geologists in multiple disciplinary geotechnical projects. The appropriate candidate should be able to source additional projects for the company through their standing in the industry.

Their role would include providing support for site investigation and insitu testing but their major role would entail facilitating all major aspects of geotechnical foundation design.

This senior position would also involve mentoring junior engineers

Minimum Requirements

BEng (Hons) in Geotechnical Engineering

PR Eng/PrSciNat

Minimum 15 years experience

At least 10 years experience in foundation design

At least 5 years experience in site investigation

Multi-disciplinary projects

Very good planning and organizing skills

Adherence to deadlines

Team Player

Key Responsibility Areas

Securing additional geotechnical work through tenders, existing GIBB Clients, developing new clients and through own established contacts

External and internal project management of geotechnical projects and ensuring project profitability.

Planning and leading site investigations

Insitu test analysis

Laboratory test analysis

Foundation design for multiple aspects of infrastructure

Numerical modeling of foundation bearing capacity, slope stability, tunnel support and various other geotechnical models

Results interpretation and report writing

Mentoring and training junior engineers

Managing ISO 9001 quality system compliance for geotechnical projects

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

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