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  • Posted: Jul 2, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Across the globe, companies and governments are creating the world of tomorrow. They are building vital infrastructure, developing projects, restoring landscapes and renewing their economies with sustainability in mind. We are an employee-owned, global organisation providing consulting, design, and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, env...
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    Senior Geotechnical Engineer

    Priorities will change according to business requirements, however, it is an expectation of that the candidate will also have the following. Golder has a new opportunity for a Senior Geotechnical Engineer to join our Mine Waste team on a full-time basis based in Midrand. The typical role and responsibilities of this role is to support the entire Golder and WSP mining business with geotechnical design input.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Project management of geological and geotechnical projects, including multi-disciplinary projects.
    • Interpret geological and geotechnical data, perform analysis, and draw conclusions/recommendations.
    • Prepare proposals, tenders, reports, and other technical deliverables
    • Manage, perform analysis, and field observations and carry out geological and geotechnical reporting for projects.
    • Play a strategic role in the geotechnical offering of Golder and WSP Africa.
    • 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/engineers 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.
    • Conduct all work to satisfy all company, client and government conditions, policies, procedures, regulations, and standards.
    • Carry out client and business development activities.
    • Prepare presentation materials and present to clients.
    • Participate in training activities, mentoring, and transferring knowledge to intermediate/junior geotechnical engineers/engineering geologists; and
    • Other duties as required.

    Skills And Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.
    • Consolidated experience in Geotechnical Engineering.
    • Post-graduate studies in Geotechnical field preferable.
    • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Competent in Geotechnical numerical analysis software such as Geostudio, Rocscience and Plaxis.
    • Strong written, diagrammatic, and oral communication skills.
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
    • 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.
    • Demonstrated mentoring skills.
    • Professional Engineer status preferred.

    Your Benefits At Golder Will Include

    • Deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment
    • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects
    • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages
    • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Golder Associates on to apply

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