Geotechnical Engineer

Company GIBB
Reference # HR2
Published 30/09/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Woodmead, Gauteng, South Africa
GIBB is looking for another talented professional to complement their team in the Geotechnical delivery unit, in the form of a Geotechnical Engineer. We welcome your application if you believe you meet the requirements for this position.
Job Functions Civil Engineering
Industries Engineering,Infrastructure
Responsible for various aspects of geotechnical projects including:-
- Preparing of proposals, budgets and cost estimates
- Tender documentation and adjudication
- Planning and procurement for projects including contract documentation
- Site investigation including data collection, sampling, profiling and logging
- Appreciation of problematic soils and ground improvement techniques
- Assessment of field and laboratory data
- Geotechnical evaluation
- Design of various geotechnical elements including foundations, piling, retaining walls, rock slopes, soil slopes and underground excavations
- Tutoring and supervision of junior staff
- Numerical analyses with use of relevant software
- Characterise material properties for geotechnical modelling, analyses and design
-Provide quality control review of technical work and deliverables
- Produce factual and interpretive engineering reports, plans and specifications,
- Liaising with relevant parties on job progress and particularly any indications that deadlines/targets might not be achieved and reporting to the client as required,
- Preparation of project proposals and tender documents, assessment of tenders, and providing assistance with writing and pricing of geotechnical and investigative services,
- Prepare, administer and supervise contracts and contractors on site.
- Management, administration and financial accounting on projects
- Growth of geotechnical business in Africa
- Motivating, tutoring and supervision of staff
- Nurture and grow technical excellence within the Geotechnical Department
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
- Postgraduate studies in Geotechnical Engineering will be an advantage
- Preferable ECSA Pr Eng Registration

At least 10 years experience or more
Job Closing Date 31/12/2019
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