Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Pretoria, Gauteng
2d ago
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Senior Geotechnical Engineer -DescriptionAt Golder, we thrive on challenges.Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Senior Geotechnical Engineer Mine Waste 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.

Priorities will change according to business requirements, however, it is an expectation of that the candidate will also have the following : 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. QualificationsSkills and Qualifications A Bachelors 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 Renowned for technical excellence, Golder, a member of WSP, is a leading global specialised engineering and consulting organisation with over 60 years of successful service to its clients.

    By joining forces with WSP in , Golder is now part of a 14,-person strong earth and environment practice, providing engineering, remediation, regulatory & compliance, design and environmental services on projects that span all seven continents.

    Our professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialised skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment, and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil & gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

    At Golder, we care about our people we operate with integrity and embrace diversity. Our ownership structure affords us the opportunity to invest in our careers and take pride in something we truly own.

    All qualified applicants who meet the specific criteria outlined above are encouraged to apply for this role. Please note : Golder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

    Primary Location : ZA-GT-WATERFALLSchedule : Full-timeEmployee Status : RegularTravel : Yes, 25 % of the TimeExperience (Minimum Yrs.

    10Job Posting : Jan 31, , 3 : 07 : 26 AM

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