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Geotechnical Engineer

Company GIBB
Reference # HR2
Published 30/09/2019
Contract Type Permanent
Location Woodmead, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
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
Specification
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
Requirements
Qualifications
- Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
- Postgraduate studies in Geotechnical Engineering will be an advantage
- Preferable ECSA Pr Eng Registration

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